Special Education Resources

Texas Education Agency:  www.tea.state.tx.us

Special Education News:  www.specialednews.com

The Council for Exceptional Children:  www.cec.sped.org

U.S. Department of Education:  www.ed.gov/offices/OSERS/

Legal Framework: https://framework.esc18.net/display/Webforms/LandingPage.aspx

Procedural Safeguards: https://framework.esc18.net/Documents/Pro_Safeguards_ENG.pdf

Procedural Safeguards Span: https://framework.esc18.net/Documents/Pro_Safeguards_SPAN.pdf

Guide to the Admission, Review and Dismissal Process Eng: https://framework.esc18.net/Documents/ARD_Guide_ENG.pdf

Guide to the Admission, Review and Dismissal Process Span:  https://framework.esc18.net/Documents/ARD_Guide_SPAN.pdf

Transition in Texas Guide:
https://www.transitionintexas.org/guide

The Texas Transition and Employment Guide provides information on statewide services and programs that assist students with disabilities in the transition to life outside of the public-school system.


On October 21st, Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Education Agency announced the establishment of the Supplementary Special Education Services (SSES) program to connect eligible student with severe cognitive disabilities with additional support for the services they require. The SISD Special Education Department will update information regarding the SSES program as it becomes available. 

 SSES Announcement: Governor Greb Abbott

https://gov.texas.gov/news/post/governor-abbott-tea-establish-targeted-education-funds-for-families-of-students-with-cognitive-disabilities#:~:text=Governor%20Greg%20Abbott%20and%20the,the%20critical%20services%20they%20require.

 TEA SSES Page

https://tea.texas.gov/academics/special-student-populations/special-education/supplemental-special-education-services-sses#:~:text=About%20Supplemental%20Special%20Education%20Services&text=Families%20of%20students%20with%20eligible,child%20make%20more%20educational%20progress.

 TEA SSES Frequently Asked Questions

https://tea.texas.gov/sites/default/files/SSES-FAQ.pdf




Overview of Special Education and Section 504 Programs: Please click the link to access this recording

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1271tUhDW8LFMMtLPdVyGE-dKJUEncHbn/view?usp=sharing

 

Descripción general de los Programas de Educación Especial y de la Sección 504: haga clic en el enlace para acceder a esta grabación

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1IHs6qyBXmNLRaNcqUBvVz8fzobMxzDsX/view?usp=sharing