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Lago Vista ISD
Special Education/504

ATCIC (formerly known as MHMR) envisions a caring and healthy community that supports individuals and families in achieving self-reliance and self-determination. ATCIC’s mission is to improve the lives of people affected by behavioral health and developmental and/or intellectual challenges. ATCIC will strive to uphold core values related to people, integrity, excellence and leadership.

ATCIC Services: Adult Behavioral Health Services, Child and Family Services, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Services and Psychiatric Crisis and Jail Diversion Services.

ATCIC’s Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) service area provides services that help individuals and their families choose and access quality and cost-efficient services and supports. Through custom case management and service coordination, we work to best meet your unique needs and preferences. This is accomplished through an extensive network of private and public agencies in Austin and Travis County. IDD services are available to all residents in Travis County who quality.

Services through IDD:  Employment, Home Health, Individual Support, In-Home and Family Support, Intake and Eligibility Determination, Residential Support, Service Coordination, Waiver Enrollment/Interest List Management, Support Groups and Consumer Benefits Office.

Service Coordination is available for individuals with intellectual disabilities (mental retardation) and/or autism or pervasive development disorder, who is Travis County residents or individuals who are enrolled in Texas Home Living Waiver or Home and Community-Based Services Waiver.

The Arc of the Capital Area
The Arc of the Capital Area, a non-profit organization, is dedicated to providing personalized, community-based services that improve the quality of life for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their caregivers.   Services offered include:

Description: Provides, on-going services for children with an intellectual and developmental disability diagnosis residing in Travis County, and their families and caregivers.  Offers workshops, support groups and consultation on special education.  Provides special education advocacy for families by Admission, Review and Dismissal (ARD).  Children must meet eligibility criteria and be in Special Education.  Provides a resource library of books, magazines, videos and article on disabilities and related issues.  May provide financial assistance to clients for crises needs.  Serves ages 3 years to 22 years old and must be in Special Education.
Eligibility: Children with a developmental disability diagnosis, such as mental retardation, Down Syndrome, Autism, Asperser’s Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD), speech delays, ADD/ADHD, and Cerebral Palsy; and their caregivers.


Hours: Tuesday, 6:30pm - 8:30 pm
Description: Provides education and support groups for parents and siblings of children who have disabilities. Groups meet once a month on the second Tuesday of each month, during the school year, from 6:30 pm-8:30 pm. These meetings are held at Rosedale School for two of the meetings (located at 2117 W. 49th St. Austin, TX  78705) and one around town meeting. Free pizza and childcare provided. A translator is available at each meeting for Spanish speakers. Program is a collaboration of The Arc of the Capital Area, Austin Independent School District, and Austin Travis County Integral Care.

Hours: Program meets once a month beginning on October with court finalization in May.
Description: Guardianship service, prepares individuals seeking guardianship with legal documentation for appearances before the court and final Guardianship determination.
Fees: $520.00 - subject to change

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm
Description:  Provides home and community based services to people with related conditions as a cost-effective alternative to placement in an intermediate care facility for persons with an intellectual developmental disability or a related condition.  A related condition is a disability, other than mental retardation, that originated before age 22 and that affects the ability to function in a daily life.

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