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Special Education

The following links provide numerous resources for parents of students with disabilities:


Child Find

Child Find is a legal requirement for schools to find children who have disabilities and need services. Identifying these kids is an important first step toward getting them the help they need to succeed in school.


Updates in Special Education (Senate Bill 139)

This document includes contact information for special education referrals at both our elementary campus and our JH/HS campus.


Texas Transition

Texas Transition & Employment Guide

Pathways – Texas Transition and Employment Guide (English)

Pathways – Texas Transition and Employment Guide (Spanish)

These guides provide information and resources for students with disabilities to successfully transition into adulthood.


Legal Framework 

This website provides parent resources for the child-centered special education process. You can also find board policies for Sam Rayburn ISD by searching our district name or by our county district number (074-917).


Statewide Texas Support Networks

This website provides links to numerousTexas networks that launched in 2019 and are available to help school districts, students, and parents. 


Resources on Special Education in Texas

General information for families over the topics of Dyslexia, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Multi-tiered Systems of Support, and Section 504.


Delayed or Denied Evaluation & Compensatory Services 

Evaluaciones Retrusadas o Denegadas & Servicios Compensatorios


Parent’s Guide to the ARD Process

Guía Para Padres


Notice of Procedural Safeguards

Aviso Sobre Procedimientos de Protección


SPEDTEX – Special Education Information Center

SpedTex provides information and resources that can help parents understand your child’s disability, as well as your rights and responsibilities under Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).


Partners Resource Network

This non-profit agency provides parents with multiple resources so that you can effectively participate as an equal team member with professionals in planning services for your child.