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Resources for Parents

The Parent Companion

The Parent Companion - First Five Years is a website that connects Texas parents to information, inspiration, and resources for children from birth through 5 years of age with a disability.

Website users can search according to:

The child's age
Agencies, services and transitions
Family life and support
Diagnosis, disability tips and strategies

The Parent Companion includes family interviews and documents containing:

Easy-to-use strategies for understanding and planning for changes
Comprehensive resources

The Parent Companion is designed to share the firsthand experience, tips and advice of parents and families from across Texas. Visit to begin exploring the multitude of resources available.