Down Syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorders Dual Diagnosis

Central Texas Autism Center’s Bridges Program offers specialized programming for ages 10 years through adulthood who are looking for the tools they need to achieve lifelong success.

Listserve for parents, caregivers of individuals with Down syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorder (dual diagnosis) - send an email to

DSACT awarded twelve member families stipends to attend the 2018 NDSC Convention in Dallas, TX. Here you will find the resources these families found most helpful.

Includes state scorecards for issues ranging from Medicaid waivers and state supports to supported employment, as well as nationwide and state data on a variety of issues pertinent to the disability community.

Peer presentations

Here you will find presentations appropriate for parents and students to present to their child’s class, to help classroom peers learn about Down syndrome.

Disability Rights Texas is the federally designated legal protection and advocacy agency for people with disabilities in Texas. Its mission is to help people with disabilities understand and exercise their rights under the law, ensuring their full and equal participation in society. Attorneys provide direct legal assistance to people with disabilities whose rights are threatened or violated and inform individuals and families about their rights.