This site provides information and resources that can help you understand your child’s disability, your rights, and responsibilities under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), and facilitates collaboration that supports the development and delivery of services to children with disabilities in our state.
The Legal Framework is a template that summarizes state and federal requirements for special education by topic. It is a statewide leadership project in which the Texas Education Agency partners with the Region 18 Education Service Center.
The Legal Framework includes an A-Z index, frameworks, a glossary of special education terms and acronyms, links to statutes, citations, websites, guidance and resources. Multiple features are translated into Spanish; however, legal citations reflect English only.
Created by parents, for parents...
this web site is a project of the Texas Education Agency and is committed to providing accurate and consistent information to parents & families of students with disabilities.
Provides free educational materials for K-12.
U.S. Dept. of Education information about parent involvement
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving the educational success of individuals with disabilities and/or gifts and talents.
A central source of information on disabilities in infants, toddlers, children, and youth.
Their mission is to provide a resource network, support individuals impacted by ADHD and related conditions and to advocate for the development of community resources.
The Autism Society, the nation’s leading grassroots autism organization, exists to improve the lives of all affected by autism.
Information resource for families facing the challenges of autism.
To provide accurate and current information, resources and support for people with Down syndrome, their families and the community.
Provides support to people with learning disabilities, their parents, teachers and other professionals. At the national, state and local levels, LDA provides cutting edge information on learning disabilities, practical solutions, and a comprehensive network of resources. These services make the Learning Disabilities Association of America the leading resource for information on learning disabilities.
The mission of NCLD is to improve the lives of the 1 in 5 children and adults nationwide with learning and attention issues—by empowering parents and young adults, transforming schools and advocating for equal rights and opportunities. We’re working to create a society in which every individual possesses the academic, social and emotional skills needed to succeed in school, at work and in life.
The purpose of this website is to provide viewers with knowledge of the secondary transition process to facilitate student progress toward attainment of their postsecondary goals. On this site you will find resources for students, parents, educators and agency resources.
A safe, clean and beautiful outdoor environment free of economic barriers that all individuals, regardless of age, special need or disability, can come to and enjoy.
The guide provides information on the types of accommodations and services Disney provides for each type of disability. It also includes updated information about the Disability Access Service pass, and the required steps to obtain one.