The Special Education Information Center (SPEDTex) provides resources and interactive features for increasing family awareness of disabilities and special education processes, with the goal of improving partnerships between schools and families. Please click the headline to view the SpedTex resource page!
Special Education Notices
Click on the headline to view the TEA Resources for Special Education website related to SB 139 mentioned in OSEP Requirement 2. This website provides Texas families with information regarding the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Dyslexia, Multi-Tiered Systems of Support, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
The Notice of Procedural Safeguards explains the rights and responsibilities of parents under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Please click the headline to view the document in English or Spanish.
The Parent’s Guide to the Admission, Review, and Dismissal Process is a comprehensive document that explains the admission, review, and dismissal (ARD) process and contains information that assists parents in participating effectively in the ARD committee for their child. Parents must be provided this document prior to the initial ARD meeting or upon request. Please click the headline to view this document in English or in Spanish.
CAMBIOS IMPORTANTES QUE LAS FAMILIAS DEBEN ENTENDER
Los servicios compensatorios se utilizan para ayudar a los estudiantes a recuperar el progreso o las habilidades que perdieron cuando no se proveyeron sus servicios de educación especial. Esto incluye situaciones en las que un niño no recibe servicios de educación especial porque se le negó una evaluación inicial completada de manera oportuna, pero luego se determinó que era elegible. Haga clic en el título de arriba para ver este importante documento.
Click the headline to view the TEA-developed document that will assist parents whose children may have been previously delayed or denied an evaluation under the IDEA in requesting compensatory services for their child. Please click the headline above to view this important document.