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RESOURCES FOR PARENTS

 

DOWNLOADS

Resources to Download and Print.

SPECIAL EDUCATION ACRONYM LIST

A cheat sheet of special education acronyms and abbreviations created by The Law Office of Claire Smith.

LIST OF COMMUNITY RESOURCES

A printable list of community resources created by The Law Office of Claire Smith.

ARD GUIDE

Parent's Guide to the Admission, Review, and Dismissal Process prepared by the Texas Education Agency.

NOTICE OF PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS

The Texas Education Agency issued this guide to inform parents of children with disabilities of their rights.

SPECIAL EDUCATION DISPUTE RESOLUTION HANDBOOK

When conflicts arise between parents and schools, the Texas Education Agency suggests using these guidelines.

TIMELINE DECISION TREE: THE CHILD CENTERED SPED PROCESS

The Texas Education Agency created this interactive power point presentation to inform parents of the legal requirements of the special education process.

 

RESOURCES IN THE COMMUNITY

External Links

Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD)

TEA’s Parents Guide to the Admission, Review, and Dismissal Process



Advocacy

ABA of North Texas


Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA)


Texas Parent to Parent



Auditory Impairment

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing


Hearing Loss Association of America - Texas Chapter


Texas Academy of Audiology


Texas Hands & Voices


Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association



Autism

Texas Statewide Leadership in Autism Training


The National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorder



Charge Syndrome

Texas Chargers Inc.



Charter Schools

National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools


Texas Charter School Association



Child Protective Services

Harris County Youth Collective


Texas Department of Family and Protective Services



Deaf-Blindness

Texas Deaf-Blind Project


The Deaf-Blind Multihandicapped Association of Texas



Deafness

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing


Guide by Your Side


Texas Association of Parents and Educators of the Deaf


Texas Association of the Deaf


Texas Hands & Voices


Texas Latino Council of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing


Texas Society of Interpreters for the Deaf



Diabetes

American Diabetes Association


Texas Diabetes Prevention and Control Program



Dyslexia

Texas Education Agency (TEA) Dyslexia Handbook



Emotional Disturbance

Texas Behavior Support



Epilepsy

Epilepsy Foundation of Texas


Evidence-Based Practice

What Works Clearinghouse


The National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorder



Food Allergies

Food Allergy Research and Education


Guidelines for the Care of Students with Food Allergies At-Risk of Anaphylaxis by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS)



Foster Care

Every Child Texas

PUSH

Texas Education Agency (TEA) Foster Care & Student Success Resource Guide


Texas Foster Youth Justice Program


General Resources

Navigate Life Texas


Region 10


SPEDTex


Texas Parent to Parent


Texas Project FIRST



Hearing Impairment

Texas Academy of Audiology



Hemophilia

Hemophilia Association of the Capital Area



Juvenile Justice System

Harris County Youth Collective



Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)

Texas Behavior Support


Restraint and Seclusion

U.S. Department of Education Dear Colleague Letter: Restraint and Seclusion of Students with Disabilities


U.S. Department of Education Restraint and Seclusion Resource Document



Sickle Cell

Sickle Cell Association of Texas


Sickle Cell Disease Association of America



Special Education Law

Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA)


Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)

Olmstead Rights


Partners Resource Network


Texas Education Agency (TEA)


Texas Law Help


Wright’s Law



SPED Process

Texas Project First



Substance Abuse

Drug Free Texas



Supports and Services

Easterseals 100


Local IDD Authority


Region 13 Special Education Service Center


Texas Society of Interpreters for the Deaf



Traumatic Brain Injury

Brain Injury Association of America


 

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