Special Needs

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Many of the websites listed under Special Needs are actually Early Learning websites due to the hands-on and tactile emphasis so helpful to this population. Link to the Early Learning page for more ideas. Another hint: try Pinterest for a quick display of theme related and age appropriate materials.

This website page has been created for homeschoolers as an easy way to locate items for subject based inquiries of interest to home educators. The first link(s) of each category will send you to the Weatherford Public Library catalog and pull up a list of items related to that particular subject area. The remaining links are website pages of free and low-cost resources online to assist in your child’s education.

Click on the button to see items available for check out at Weatherford Public Library.
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  1. Local Therapy Centers
  2. Special Needs & Struggling Learners
  3. Dyslexia Help
  4. Research Based Instructions
  5. Curriculum for Special Needs
  6. Local Fun for Special Needs
  7. Behavior & Communication Help
  8. Games & Apps
  9. Text to Speech
  10. Software for Special Needs
  11. More Resources

Local Therapy Centers



Behavioral Innovations
Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA) help children and adults with autism and other developmental and behavioral disorders. Choose from center-based or adult services. Cost will vary. Insurance is accepted. See the website for the center nearest you or choose the Tele-Health service for remote location options.

Child Study Center
This non-profit organization in Fort Worth provides children with developmental and behavioral disabilities diagnosis, treatment, and education. Tuition is required for the Jane Justin school or apply for financial aid.

FEAT-NT (Families for Effective Autism Treatment - North Texas)
As a local resource for parents and professionals, this center in Richland Hills has a library of materials and schedules support group meetings, workshops, mentoring, family fun days and more for the autism community.

Green Apple Therapy
Speech, occupational, and physical therapy provider now offers services in Weatherford. Dyslexia help is also available. Insurance is accepted or call for pricing.

Stars and Strides Stables
Therapeutic equestrian training can provide physical therapy, emotional growth and learning for individuals with special needs.

Wildflower Music Therapy
A music therapist uses evidence-based methods in sessions that support treatment goals and objectives for the individual’s needs. Traditional and adaptive music lessons are also available for all age levels and abilities.

Disclaimer:

 The Weatherford Public Library is providing this resource to assist local homeschoolers. A great amount of the information is useful for all educators and parents. It is not an endorsement of any product or business mentioned or a promotion of homeschooling as a preference over other choices in education.