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Metrocare has been caring for people for 50 years.

1.9 million Texans live with a serious and persistent mental illness

6.4 million Texans have a mental illness and would benefit from treatment

Last year, nearly 50,000 adults received services from Metrocare

Last year, 15,000 children received care from Metrocare

70% to 80% of parents with a child with autism will get divorced

40% of children with autism do not talk at all

Autism impacts more children than childhood cancer, juvenile diabetes, Down syndrome, and cystic fibrosis combined

Early diagnosis and intervention of an individual with autism can reduce the lifetime support costs by 66%

2019 Conference for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

May 09, 2019


Join us for the fourth annual Conference for IDD. More than 42,000 individuals in Texas are diagnosed with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD). At Metrocare Services, we strive to provide quality services to those diagnosed with IDD and support to their families, as well as educate our community on best practices for service delivery.

Metrocare is excited to share that the 2019 Conference for IDD is being presented with support by Money Follows the Person, a Texas Department of Aging and Disabilities project to expand training and educational opportunities to people who serve individuals with IDD. 


New and innovative programs across the IDD spectrum

  • Promoting Meaningful Lifestyles for Adults with Severe IDD
  • The Team Approach to addressing Challenging behaviors of People with IDD and Co-occurring Mental Illness
  • Employment First
  • Nuts & Bolts of Electronic Visit Verification
  • Compassion Fatigue with Mindfulness
  • And much, much more…
Nationally renowned subject-matter experts and award-winning authors
If you are a clinician, professional, paraprofessional, advocate, caregiver, guardian or a family member who supports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, this is a MUST-ATTEND event.

All inclusive event - your registration fee includes conference, continental breakfast, lunch and snacks.
CEUs available for BCBA, LPC, & Social Work

For your convenience, there is a block of hotel rooms reserved at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Dallas Park Central Area for a discounted rate. Last day to book is April 30, 2019. Click here to access this special group rate.


Thank You to Our Sponsors

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Thank You to Our Exhibitors





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