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PRN is a non-profit agency that operates the federally funded Texas Parent Training and Information Centers - PATH, PEN & TEAM.

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Do you want to become an effective advocate for your child? We offer free webinars and in-person workshops across the state.

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OUR TEAM

The majority of our staff are parents of children with disabilities. We understand what you are going through - you are not alone.

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Students with Dyslexia and Related Disorders: State Law and Policy Update

Did you miss the Students with Dyslexia and Related Disorders: State Law and Policy Update webinar with special guest presenters Steven Aleman and Carrie Griffith, Disability Rights Texas?

We have the recording available on our Statewide Webinars page and also on our Partners Resource Network Facebook page.

We’re Here For You

Partners Resource Network can help you understand your child’s disability; understand your rights and responsibilities under IDEA; and effectively participate as a team member with professionals in planning services for your child.

How do I get started?
Contact us at 1.800.866.4726 or partnersresource@sbcglobal.net and we will put you in touch with our person helping parents and families in your area.

Is there a cost for your services?
No. All of our services are provided at no cost.

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Upcoming Events

  1. Autism Supplement
    August 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
  2. Siblings of Disabilities
    August 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT
  3. One-on-One IEP Clinic / Clinica de IEP
    August 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT

On the Blog

During the school year, a parent or team member might decide that a student’s IEP needs a slight adjustment that may not warrant a full team meeting. When changes are small or limited to a particular service, amending without waiting for a meeting can be a useful way to quickly enact the change. For example, a new semester or school year might mean that goals or services need tweaking to work in the new setting. These adjustments may not require read more

From the 2018 State Determination Letters from OSERS document revised July 24, 2018: The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services released State determinations on implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) for Part B and Part C for fiscal year 2016. The 2004 Amendments to the IDEA require each State to develop a State Performance Plan (SPP) and Annual Performance Report (APR) that evaluates the State’s efforts to implement the requirements and purposes of read more

Wrightslaw.org addressed this issue in a blog post: My child’s IEP said she was to receive ESY services – OT, PT, and Speech Therapy. ST was provided throughout the summer. There was no OT or PT. The district stated it was not able to find therapists. They said I could find a therapist, and I did. Then, the district failed to provide information in a timely manner to the therapy agency. No services were provided during summer. The school offered read more

Disability Rights Texas has an infographic that explains RTI (Response to Intervention) and what parents need to know. According to Disability Rights Texas, “School districts in Texas have used RTI to delay getting some students special education evaluations but new laws passed in Texas are forcing schools to stop using this tactic. This infographic helps explain the process and your rights.”