Parent Guides and Resources

  • Supplemental Special Education Services (SSES)

    Supplemental Special Education Services (SSES) are online accounts made available to eligible parents of students with disabilities that have been impacted by COVID-19 school closures.  Families of students with eligible disabilities can use the online accounts to obtain goods and services up to a specific dollar amount that supplement what otherwise happens in school to help their child make more educational progress (TEA, 2020).  

    TEA Webpage for SSES


    TEA Resources on Special Education in Texas

    The documents on this TEA link were created by TEA as general resources for families on the topics of Dyslexia, IDEA, MTSS, and Section 504.  

    TEA Webpage for Resources  


    Senate Bill 139 Notice to Families

    In 2019, the 86th Texas Legislature passed Senate Bill 139 (SB 139), which requires Texas local education agencies (LEAs) to distribute the following notice to parents:   

    Updates to Special Education (English) 

    Updates to Special Education (Spanish) 

    To request en evaluation for special education, please contact one of your child's campus administrators.   


    Compensatory Special Education Services

    Compensatory services are used to help students make up for progress or skills they lost when their special education services were not provided.  Please click the link below from TEA for more information: 

    Information for Families (English) 

    Information for Families (Spanish)


    SPEDTex

    The Special Education Information Center (SPEDTex) provides resources and facilitates collaboration that supports the development and delivery of services to children with disabilities in the state of Texas.

    Contact: 1.855.773.3839 or inquire@spedtex.org


    The Legal Framework

    Visit The Legal Framework to obtain copies of Notice of Procedural Safeguards and Parent's Guide to the ARD Process.

     

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