Welcome to the Special Services Department
The mission of the Special Services Department is to ensure that all students achieve. We work cooperatively with families, students, communities, colleagues and other professionals to identify and implement appropriate individualized programing for our students. We work hard to ensure that our students have the tools they need to be successful in their future endeavors.
Special Programs services and Information
Senate Bill 139 is intended to provide Texas families with information regarding the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA), Dyslexia, Multi-Tiered Systems of Support, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The direct link to the specific document can be located by click the link below. Also listed below are direct link to Updates to Special Education and Compensatory services in English and Spanish.
Updates in Special Education (English) – PDF
Updates in Special Education (Spanish) – PDF
It is required to post the below TEA-developed document to assist parents whose children may have been previously delayed or denied an evaluation under the IDEA in requesting compensatory services for their child. The document is linked below and in both English and Spanish.
Comp Services One Pager Sept 2021 (texas.gov)
Comp Services One Pager Sept 2021 SPANISH (texas.gov)
Links to TEA website for information about IDEA, Dyslexia, MTSS and 504.
- Resources on Special Education in Texas
- Dyslexia Handbook
- The Dyslexia Handbook 2021 Update: Important Changes for Families to Understand – (English) https://tea.texas.gov/sites/default/files/2021_dyslexia_handbook_important_changes_for_families.pdf
- The Dyslexia Handbook 2021 Update: Important Changes for Families to Understand (Spanish) https://tea.texas.gov/sites/default/files/2021_dyslexia_handbook_important_changes_for_families_spanish.pdf
The Special Education Information Center (SPEDTex)
The Special Education Information Center (SPEDTex) provides resources and interactive features for increasing family awareness of disabilities and special education processes, with the goal of improving partnerships between schools and families.
Live Chat: www.spedtex.org
Corporate Special Education Program Coordinator