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    Seguin, TX 78155
    830-401-8651

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Provides families with information regarding IDEA, Dyslexia, MTSS, and Section 504

Texas Education Agency Resources

 

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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.



Contact information:
Phone: 1-855-773-3839
Email: inquire@spedtex.org
Live Chat: www.spedtex.org
Matador Special Services Department

Parental Rights and Procedural Safeguards

Notice of Procedural Safeguards Rights of Parents of Students with Disabilities

The Notice of Procedural Safeguards: Rights of Parents of Students with Disabilities explains the specific rights and responsibilities of the parent in the special education process. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act 2004 (IDEA 2004) requires school districts to give parents the Procedural Safeguards only one time a year, except upon: initial referral or on request for evaluation; the first occurrence of the filing of a due process hearing complaint; or upon request by a parent.

 

Parent’s Guide to the Admission, Review, and Dismissal Process (revised February 2021)

Guía Para Padres del Proceso de Admisión, Repaso, y Retiro (revised February 2021)

Additional languages can be found at Parent's Guide to the ARDProcess - SPEDTex

 

Notice of Procedural Safeguards (revised September 2023)

Aviso Sobre Procedimientos de Protección (revised September 2023)

Additional languages can be found at Procedural Safeguards - SPEDTex

 

Dispute Resolution

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) offers multiple processes for resolving disputes related to special education: individualized education program facilitation (FIEP), mediation, special education complaints, and due process hearings.

More detailed information about the processes above can be found in the handbooks linked below:

Special Education Dispute Resolution Handbook

Manual de Los Sistemas Para Resolución de Disputas de Educación Especial