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Resources for Parents

Resources for Parents

Acronyms - for a list of common acronyms used in Special Education, see PDF below.
Related Services Q&A  - this document was updated by TEA in August, 2009 and answers some of the common questions about related services.  See pdf below.
Surrogate Parents - For information, click on the link:

Legal Framework for Child-Centered Process

https://learningally.org/       Learning Ally is a national not-for-profit dedicated to bringing parents, teachers and the community together to empower dyslexic, blind or visually impaired students to succeed.

TEA Special Education Resources, A-Z Link

Notice of Procedural Safeguards
Aviso Sobre Procedimientos de Proteccion

Guide to the ARD Process
Guia Para el Proceso de Adminsion, Repaso, y Retiro

Texas Project First    This website is a project of the Texas Education Agency and is committed to providing accurate and consistent information to parents and families of students with disabilities.

Special Education Commonly Used Terms for English/Spanish Interpreters

Educational Service Center 12 (ESC 12)

Transitions In Texas    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.



Resources for Parents of DE/HOH Students

Language Activities for kids with a cochlear implant                             goo.gl/VhW0aA

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General Information:



Success for Kids with Hearing Loss  This is a ‘go-to’ site for professionals and family members seeking more information about the learning and social issues of children with hearing loss and what you can do to better support the future success of these children.   http://successforkidswithhearingloss.com/