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Parent Resources

Resources

Central Texas Children’s Center

(254) 778-6785, Temple 

This is a non-profit education center for children of all abilities that wishes to provide educational, hab and social programs to children.

Children’s Special Needs Network

(254) 933-7597, Belton

This non-profit helps families and professionals by providing medical, educational, and social services for children diagnosed with special needs.

Hoctil

(254) 933-7487, Belton

They provide services that promote independence for people with disabilities, such as: community living, employment training, and self-management training.

Texas Guardianship Association

(254) 399-9115, Waco

This is an organization that is dedicated to educating family, volunteer guardians, and the public in the practices of guardianship.

DaZona Life and Learning Center

(254) 519-1144

Private day hab program serving the community 18 and older.

Activities and Programs

Spotlight Dance Company

(254) 289-0543, Killeen

Boulders Sport Climbing Center 

(254) 690-9790, Harker Heights

They offer a fun fitness activity with options for after school care.

Challenger Little League Baseball 

(570) 326-1921, Waco

This is a separate division of Little League baseball that is open to boys or girls with developmental challenges.

Extreme Cheer and Tumble

(254) 526-3547, Killeen 

This gym, with locations in both Killeen and Temple, provide training in a variety of programs. These programs include cheerleading, gymnastics, karate, tumbling, adaptive cheer, and trampoline.

Harker Heights P&R Adaptive Sports

(254) 953-5657, Harker Heights

They offer a variety of all-inclusive recreational sports and activities for youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Special Olympics Heart of Texas 

(254) 230-4824, Waco

This center provides year-round athletic training for children with intellectual and developmental disabilities. It also offers opportunities to compete and develop physical fitness with other members of the community.

Temple Flyers Track

(254) 913-3073, Temple

This non-profit organization helps kids compete in various Track and Field events throughout the summer season.

Texas Tumblers Gymnastics

(254) 690-6800, Harker Heights

This gym provides a fun environment that promotes athletic achievement for children of all levels. They also have before and after school programs.

First Baptist Buddy Ball & Cheer

(254) 939-0705, Belton

This church welcomes families with children with special needs as well as adaptive recreational basketball and cheer programs for children.

Kindermusik with Danielle

254-781-4548, Killeen

An environment that nurtures personality and love for music.

Peaceable Kingdom Retreat for Children

(254) 554-5555, Killeen

Variety of Texas impacts children with special needs and their families by providing resources and empowering experiences. 

Educational Activities

UMHB Conservatory

(254) 295-4686, Belton 

This program provides quality music instruction, in voice and a variety of instruments, for children of all ages.

Tap Tap Art School

(254) 833-5055, Harker Heights

This school enhances artistic abilities and promotes self-expression by providing instructional art classes.

That Art Place

254-613-4292, Belton

Exists to awaken creativity and strives to provide joyful art for the community.

CTC College for Kids

(254) 526-1586, Killeen

This is a year round enrichment program that offers hands-on educational and learning activities for kids.

 

 

Recreational Activities

Cameron Park Zoo

(254) 750-8400, Waco

This is a small kid-friendly zoo, located in Waco, that also has walking trails and air-conditioned exhibits.

Inner Space Cavern

(512) 931-2283, Georgetown

This is a tourable cave in Georgetown that offers a playground and mining area for kids.

Luv2Play

(254) 213-1191, Killeen 

This is an indoor play area in Killeen with something for children of all ages.

Mayborn Museum

(254) 710-1110, Waco

This Waco Museum offers sixteen Discovery rooms with hands-on activities and a historic village with buildings from the 1800s.

Mayborn Science Theater

(254) 526-1768, Killeen

Planetarium and science theater.

Play For All Abilities Park

(512) 218-5400, Round Rock

All abilities playscape and swing. Multiple play pods: rock band, retreat, sand, sensory and life skills village area.

Urban Air Trampoline Park

(254) 334-1435, Killeen

Altitude Trampoline Park

(254) 768-0203, Killeen

The Lion's Club Aquatics Park and All Abilities Park

(254) 501-6537, Killeen

This is a small water park located in Killeen that is great for kids.

This is an adaptive park with a new playground fully accessible for all ability levels. It offers shaded structures, ADA swing structures and spinning, climbing and balance beam structures.

Topsey Exotic Drive-Thru Safari

(254) 547-3700, Copperas Cove

This is a drive-through safari where kids can see exotic animals from around the world

Vive Les Arts Theatre

(254) 526-9090, Killeen

This is a theater in Killeen where the family can see dramatic performances and see an art gallery. There is also a children’s theater.

Texas Angels Pageant 

(254) 652-8571, Waco

This pageant based in Waco is open to both boys and girls with unique needs and is dedicated to providing opportunities to show true beauty on stage and promote personal growth.

Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum

(254) 298-5172, Temple

The museum’s collection of railroad equipment is displayed, active railroad yard where rail-fans can observe daily operations, Santa Fe Gardens, Whistlestop Playground, and Temple Visitor Center.

Life Moves Yoga

(254) 702-5198, Killeen

Offers mindfully designed yoga and meditation classes that help students of all levels feel their best physically, emotionally, and spiritually.

Medical and Dental

Lone Star Dental

(254) 519-1590, Killeen

Our Killeen location is proud to serve the military, their families and the entire growing community with quality pediatric dental and orthodontic care.

Express ER

(254) 277-1459, Harker Heights

Family friendly emergency clinic with pediatric teddy bear clinics.

Connell & Associates

(254) 220-4887, Killeen

Provides diagnostic assessments for mental health issues while also providing support and guidance for those suffering with known mental health disorders or trauma.