Services

Volunteer Banner

ToyTech & Play Groups

ToyTech

ToyTech is a unique resource and lending library for children with all types of disabilities ages birth to thirteen years and their siblings and parents. ToyTech is equipped with trained individuals who can evaluate a child's need and teach parents how to use specialized and adapted toys effectively to help their children develop. The purpose of ToyTech is to make accessible toys that have been specifically selected or adapted to meet the unique needs of children with any type of developmental delay or disability so they can benefit from the enrichment of play. View the online database of toys.

To check out the ToyTech lending library stop by during our Play Groups on Tuesday evenings or schedule an appointment in advance. 

For more information, please email us or call 346.330.3852.

 

Play Groups

Easter Seals Greater Houston's Play Therapy Groups descriptions and schedule are here! To attend, please RSVP via email or call 713.838.9050, ext.350.

Dance

Dance your heart-rate up! Adapted exercise-based dance class to enhance coordination, strength and balance while learning the importance of life-long fitness habits, healthy eating, and get their heart rates up! Dance group is open to people with disabilities and their siblings ages 6-18 years old. Dance is held the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 6:50pm-7:35pm.

Karate

Through participation in this class, your child will learn balance and self control through various drills and independent lessons. These practices include training in martial arts etiquette, respect for authority and self esteem. Using a goal setting martial arts curriculum, participants gain confidence through repetition, guidance, and praise. Karate is open to people with disabilities and siblings ages 6 to 18 years old. Karate now offers two classes on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month: Intermediate Class (by invitation from instructor) - 6:00 to 6:45pm and Beginner Class - 6:50 to 7:35pm. 

Teen/ Young Adult Night

Teen/ Young Adult Night is open to teens with any kind of disability. They must understand topics discussed relevant to the cognitive age group of 12-18 year old teens. We will have an opportunity to socialize, play games, eat pizza and attend a Jam Session (relevant to Camp MOST). Pet Therapy will join Teen/Young Adult Night from 6:00 to 6:45pm, most evenings. Teen/Young Adult Night is held the 1st Tuesday of every month from 6:00 to 7:30pm.

Yoga

Yoga is run by instructors who are specifically trained to work with children with physical and cognitive disabilities. Students learn breathing techniques, self-calming strategies, balance, muscle strengthening and elongation and much more. We offer one combined yoga session for children who require assistance from their parent to complete each yoga pose and for children who are more advanced and can do most poses independently. Yoga is open to people with disabilities and siblings ages 6-18 years old. Yoga is held the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:00 to 6:50 pm.

Easter Seals of Greater Houston, Inc.
4888 Loop Central Drive, Suite 200, Houston, TX 77081 | Ph: 713.838.9050 | Fax: 713.838.9098  
Easter Seals Greater Houston is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
*Clients are rendered services without distinction due to race, color, national origin, religion, sex or disability. 

 

 

houston-seal-vertical-w-url  gximage2  DonorHouston-Logo   givz