PPCD: Preschool Program for Children with Disabilities (PPCD) programs are available in every school district in Dallas and
are completely free. PPCD programs assist children ages 3-5 in preparing for further education. Below are some great PPCD
programs in the Dallas area.
Irving Independent School District 972-600-5000 irvingisd.net/education/school/school.php?sectionid=1062
Mansfield Independent School District 817-299-6300 www.mansfieldisd.org/page.cfm?p=1
Dallas Independent School District 972-581-4235 www.dallasisd.org/Page/1341
Child Study Center | 817-336-8611• www.cscfw.org
The CSC diagnosis and treats autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities in children of all ages.
The center aims to help children achieve their full potential despite developmental challenges.
Autism Treatment Center | 972-644-2076 • www.atcoftexas.org
With locations in both Dallas and Fort Worth, ATC assists people on the autism spectrum learn, play, live, and work in the
community. They are experienced in diagnosing and treating autism in children and adults of all ages.
The Ziggurat Group | 214-227-7741 • www.texasautism.com
The Ziggurat Group offers psychological and assessment services with the goal of assisting children and their families in
improving their lives. In addition to autism spectrum diagnosis, they also offer psychological, intellectual, educational,
speech, language, sensory, and motor assessments and solutions.
ABA AND VB: Applied Behavioral Analysis and Verbal Behavior centers can assist autistic children in overcoming the
behavioral challenges that accompany autism spectrum disorders. Below are just a few of those located in the DFW area.
A more complete list of centers in Texas can be found at www.autismspeaks.org.
817-277-8870 • www.abaacademy.com
ABA Academy is a nonprofit organization that uses
applied behavior analysis in a caring, fun environment
to assist children with autism and other developmental
challenges. They encourage parents to learn effective
techniques for working with their children by having them
observe therapy sessions and consulting with BCBAs.
817-715-9794 • www.andys-voice.com
The goal of Andy’s Voice is to give children and adults with
learning disabilities the skills and tools necessary to have
a voice in the community and live more independent,
enjoyable lives. Their services include Assessment, ABA
and VB therapy, parent training, and advocate services.
Autism Intervention Group
817-423-8700 • www.autisminterventiongroup.com
The Autism Intervention Group treats both children
and adults with autism, ADHD, NLD, and Aspergers.
They provide services for assisting with language,
communication, social, play, motor, and education skills,
as well as theory of mind school and college readiness,
and behavior planning for the home.
927-252-2380 • www.behavioralbeginnings.com
Behavioral Beginnings offers consultations, one-on-one sessions, assessments, and BCABA supervision.
The organization also focuses on working with siblings
of disabled children to ensure loving and fun play for
OCCUPATIONAL, PHYSICAL, AND SPEECH THERAPY:
North Texas Therapy and Home Care
Creates a relaxed atmosphere where
individuals with disabilities can get the
physical, occupational, and speech
therapy they need to live full lives. The staff
include physical therapists, occupational
therapists, and Spanish translators.
Uses play as a form of therapy to help
autistic children build confidence and
crucial life skills. Occupational therapy
addresses issues such as decreased oral,
motor, and play skills; hyperactivity and
poor attention; and sensory integration.
Hope Center for Autism
The Hope Center for Autism recognizes
the vast behavioral differences across
the autism spectrum and endeavors to
work with each individual in a group
setting to enable them to live more