Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Milestones matter! Track your child’s milestones from age 2 to 5 years with CDC’s easy-to-use illustrated checklists; get tips from CDC for encouraging your child’s development; and find out what to do if you are ever concerned about how your child is developing. Download the app for free today!

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Children with Disabilities Information Coalition (CDIC)

The El Paso Parent Community Resource Center is a non-profit organization that opens the world for children with disabilities. Find other local agencies that assist children, youth and young adults with special needs in the CDIC Resource Directory.

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Down Syndrome Coalition for El Paso

Providing Support for El Paso families who have children with Down Syndrome.


Early Childhood Texas

Early Childhood Texas aims to provide families with young children easy access to Texas state agency programs, services, and resources.


Education Service Center/Region 19

ESC-Region 19 provides professional development in areas such as technology, bilingual education, special education, gifted and talented education, curriculum development, teaching skills, administrative leadership, and programs for at-risk students. Click to download contacts for local school districts.

Inclusive Early Learning Center (IELC)

El Paso’s only child inclusive childcare program providing childcare and helping children with special health care needs to grow and to develop to their physical and mental potential.

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Gigi’s Playhouse El Paso

GiGi’s Playhouse El Paso provides free programs that are educational and therapeutic in nature to individuals with Down syndrome from birth through adulthood.

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Hand to Hold

Hand to Hold provides ongoing support, education and navigation resources to parents and serves to fill the service gap that currently exists for families who have had a child in the NICU or who experienced a loss.

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Nationwide Early Childhood Part C Programs

Moving? You don’t live in Texas? This link gives you contact information for Part C or Early Childhood Programs outside of Texas across the United States for early intervention services for babies and toddlers.

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Navigate Life Texas

The Navigate Life Texas (NLT) website, a project supported by the Texas Health and Human Services (HHS), It was created to inform and empower parents of children with disabilities or special healthcare needs

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Newborn Hearing Screening Information

Information on the newborn hearing screening process and follow-up for Texas babies for medical professionals and parents.

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New Mexico Early Intervention Programs

New Mexico Early Intervention Programs to help families who have concerns about the development of their young children (birth to three).

Parenting Tips

Enjoy helpful articles full of practical parenting tips from how to manage the stresses of parenthood to teen related topics and building confidence in your child.


Paso del Norte Children’s Development Center

The Paso Del Norte Children’s Development Center provides quality services such as Pediatric therapy, Applied behavior analysis (ABA), an Inclusive Early Learning Center, and Community Resource Center for information and referral sources for families who have children with special needs.

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Texas Resource Guide

This resource guide contains information about resources of interest to families of children with developmental delays or disabilities, professionals who have an interest in families, and anyone interested in the well-being of young children and their families.


Texas WIC

WIC provides support to Texas families to promote healthy eating, healthy pregnancies, and breastfeeding support.

Texas 24/7 Lactation Support Hotline (Free for all) 855-550-6667

WIC Central Referral Line 800-942-3678