Special Education

TASB Resources

Other Resources

  • The U.S. Department of Education (DOE) Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) website provides information on the applicable federal laws, grants, training, guidance, and related resources.
  • The U.S. DOE Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) website provides information about IDEA, including an overview of the legislation and regulations, procedural requirements, training materials, and model forms.
  • Texas Education Agency's (TEA) Special Education A-Z Index provides a significant amount of information regarding special education in Texas, such as an overview of the law and procedures, guidance, and information on special topics.
  • The Legal Framework for the Child-Centered Special Education Process, maintained by the Education Service Center Region XVIII in partnership with TEA, provides numerous special education resources, including a glossary, a side-by-side review of state and federal rules and regulations, and forms in Spanish and English.
  • TEA's Special Education Dispute Resolution Processes website provides information on conflict resolution in special education, including due process hearings and mediation procedures.
  • The OSERS Memo and Q&A on Dispute Resolution provides detailed guidance with regard to federal laws and regulations pertaining to special education complaints, due process hearings, and mediations.
  • TEA's Student Attendance Accounting Handbook contains useful information related to attendance of students in special education.
  • TEA's Special Education Monitoring website provides information about state special education supervision and oversight requirements.
  • TEA's Accommodations Resources website provides information on educational accommodations for students with disabilities and English Language Learners (ELL).
  • TEA's Dyslexia website provides resources on identifying and serving students with dyslexia.
  • The U.S. DOE Restraint and Seclusion website provides policies, guidelines, and related resources regarding the use of restraint and seclusion in public schools.