Special Education

ARDs

ARD Committee Considerations During COVID-19
/media/111448/2020-04-02-covid-19-ard-committee-meeting-guidance.pdf

Behavioral Management

Supporting Challenging Behaviors at Home
/media/112183/2020-04-14-sped-task-force-managing-behavior-lea.pdf

Tips for Managing Behaviors for at Home Learning
/media/112168/2020-04-14-managing-challenging-behaviors-for-parents.pdf

Contingency Planning

Emergency Contingency Plan Guidance
/media/111460/2020-04-03-covid-19-sped-emergency-contingency-guidance.pdf

Special Education Emergency Contingency Plan
/media/111457/2020-04-03-covid-19-sped-emergency-contingency-form-pdf-fillable.pdf

Miscellaneous

4/22/20 Annual Notice to SEAs and LEAs re: Obligations under FERPA and PPRA
/media/112611/annual-noticecoverlettertocssosandsuperintendentsapril2020.pdf

6/22/20 ED IDEA Part B Dispute Resolution Procedures
/media/118472/idea-part-b-dispute-resolution-procedures.pdf

6/22/20 ED IDEA Part C Dispute Resolution Procedures
/media/118475/idea-part-c-dispute-resolution-procedures.pdf

6/25/20 ED IDEA Part B Use of Funds QA
/media/119047/2020-6-26-idea-part-b-use-of-funds-in-covid-19-environment-qa-documents.pdf

6/25/20 ED IDEA Part C Use of Funds QA
/media/119050/2020-6-26-idea-part-c-use-of-funds-in-covid-19-environment-qa-documents.pdf

6/26/20 Flexibility on IDEA Part B Fiscal Requirements
/media/119044/2020-6-26-flexibility-in-implementation-of-idea-part-b-fiscal-requirements.pdf

7/6/20 ED IDEA Part C Evaluation and Assessment Timeline
/media/119664/2020-7-7-idea-part-c-evaluation-and-assessment-timelines-in-the-covid-19-environment-pdf.pdf

ADA Hold Harmless
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Continuity of Learning for Secondary Transition
/media/116289/2020-6-4-covid19_continuity_of_learning_for_secondary_transition_during_covid-19.pdf

COVID and Special Education in Texas (UPDATED)
/media/120970/2020-07-27-special-education-in-texas-q-and-a.pdf

COVID and Special Education in Texas SPANISH VERSION (NEW)
/media/120967/2020-07-27-covid19-y-educaci%C3%B3n-especial-en-texas.pdf

Special Education and Special Populations
https://tea.texas.gov/texas-schools/health-safety-discipline/special-education-and-special-populations

Special Education Newsletter Updates
/media/109963/special-education-newsletter-monitoring-updates-revised.pdf

Residential Programs

Residential School Program Guidance
/media/111977/2020-04-09-residential-scohol-program-guidance.pdf

Supporting Students

Evaluation Considerations During COVID-19
/media/111451/2020-04-02-covid-19-evaluation-guidance.pdf

Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy FAQ
/media/112460/2020-04-16-covid-19-sped-task-force-ot-pt-guidance.pdf

Progress Monitoring Checklist
/media/114976/2020-05-14-progress-monitoring-checklist.pdf

Providing Counseling as a Related Service
/media/112177/2020-04-14-providing-counseling-as-a-related-service.pdf

Questions and Answers on Providing Services
https://www2.ed.gov/policy/speced/guid/idea/memosdcltrs/qa-covid-19-03-12-2020.pdf

Speech Language Therapy Services
/media/112463/2020-04-17-covid-speech-language-therapy-services.pdf

Supporting Students with Complex Needs
/media/111986/2020-04-09-supporting-students-with-complex-needs.pdf