Caregivers of children with special needs often experience extremely high levels of stress. Caring for a child with special needs generally requires 24-hour supervision, attention, and care. Caregivers often have limited options for self-care, as many families cannot afford to hire reputable in-home providers to care for their children while they take a much needed break.
Respite services can include in-home services, family day out events, and parents’ night out events. Many of these opportunities offer not only a break for the caregivers, but a much needed break for the children as well. Opportunities will vary based on your child’s diagnoses, age, and abilities. Below you will find links to organizations who can provide more information regarding respite services in and around the Houston area.