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Links & Resources

Printable Documents for Parents & Guardians
- the following links open a new window with printable and downloadable PDF files 
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A Parent Guide to the ARD Process - English 

http://framework.esc18.net/Documents/ARD_Guide_ENG.pdf

A Parent Guide to the ARD Process - Spanish 
Un enlace a: Una guía para padres con el Proceso de ARD - Espanol 

http://framework.esc18.net/Documents/ARD_Guide_SPAN.pdf

Compensatory Services

 

Delayed or Denied Evaluations & Compensatory Services: English Link -- Spanish Link
These documents are intended to assist parents whose children may have been previously delayed or denied an evaluation under the IDEA in requesting compensatory services for their child.

Questions regarding the above requirements should be directed to sped@tea.texas.gov

 

Notice of Procedural Safeguards - English 
http://framework.esc18.net/Documents/Pro_Safeguards_ENG.pdf

Notice of Procedural Safeguards - Spanish   
Un enlace a: Aviso de Garantías Procesales - Espanol 
http://framework.esc18.net/Documents/Pro_Safeguards_SPAN.pdf

Side-by-Side View of Special Education Rules and Regulations
http://framework.esc18.net/Documents/Side_by_Side.pdf

Legal Framework 
https://fw.esc18.net/display/Webforms/ESC18-FW-LandingPage.aspx

SB 139 Information
This link contains the information in the document related to SB 139. This is intended to provide Texas families with information regarding the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Dyslexia, Multi-Tiered Systems of Support, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

 

Texas Transition and Employment Guide
English / Spanish

Texas Transition and Employment Guide - Spanish 
Guia de Transicion y Empleo de Texas

> http://www.transitionintexas.org/cms/lib/TX01001018/Centricity/Domain/3/Texas%20Transition%20and%20Employment%20Guide%20Spanish%202014.pdf

 Agencies

Texas Workforce Commission
> https://twc.texas.gov/

Texas Department of Human Services
> http://www.hhsc.state.tx.us/

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS)
> http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/index.html

TEA Special Education
> http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=2147491399

Region 13 Education Service Center
> http://www4.esc13.net/

 

Resources

Texas Autism Research and Resource Center (TARRC)
> https://tarrc.org

Texas Project First
> http://www.texasprojectfirst.org/

Transition in Texas
> http://www.transitionintexas.org/site/default.aspx?PageID=1

Texas Behavior Support
> http://www.txbehaviorsupport.org/

Beyond ECI
> https://www.navigatelifetexas.org/uploads/files/general-files/Beyond-ECI-ECI-17_1117.pdf

Partners Resource Network
> http://www.partnerstx.org/

Parent Companion Website
- provides information, inspiration, and resources to Texas parents and caregivers of children with diagnosed or suspected disabilities from birth through 5 years of age.
> http://www.parentcompanion.org/

 

SISD’s Campus Special Education Websites

Smithville High School
> http://shs.smithvilleisd.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=190257&type=d

Smithville Junior High
> http://sjh.smithvilleisd.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=190264&type=d

Smithville Elementary School
> http://ses.smithvilleisd.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=190246&type=d

Brown Primary
> http://bp.smithvilleisd.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=186935&type=d