Ages 5 to 11

Update 06.27.16

Your State Education Agency                                             

Your Regional Education Service Center

The Special Education Process:

Community Services:

Accommodations vs. Modifications


Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Assessment Resources

Assistive Technology



Blindness or Vision Impairments


Charter Schools


Daycare Options

Deaf or Hard of Hearing (DHH)


Diagnosis vs. Disability Label – Defining Eligibility


Dispute Resolution Process - Overview

Dyslexia (ESC 10)

Evaluation - Overview

Extended School Year Services

Functional Behavior Assessments

The Future Is Coming – An Overview

TEA Guide to the Admission, Review and Dismissal (ARD) Process

Health Services – Coordinated School Health Model

Highly Qualified Teachers

Home School information


Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) – Overview

It’s A New Idea – The Arc of Texas & Disability Rights Texas  

Least Restrictive Environment  (LRE)


Medicaid Services – Parental Consent

Mental/Behavioral Health Issues in Education

Moving – Within Texas; To Texas

No Child Left Behind

Parent Companion: First Five Years – Information, inspiration and resources for Texas parents of  children with disabilities, birth to 5 years of age

Parent Survey
 – Region 9 ESC Parent Coordination Network Leadership

People FIRST Language

Positive Behavior Supports

Private Schools

Procedural Safeguards


Related Service Guidance Document

Research Based Instruction

Response To Intervention

Restraint, Seclusion & Timeout

Revocation of Consent

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act 

Sensory Integration

  • Texas Statewide Leadership for Autism (Region 13 ESC) – Sensory Evaluations from the Texas Autism Resource Guide

Social And Relationship Skills

Specific Learning Disabilities

Statewide Assessments

Supplementary Aids & Services

Supplemental Educational Services (Tutoring)

Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

Therapy Services in Schools

Training Resources

Traumatic Brain Injury

Universal Design for Learning

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