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

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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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Free Statewide Webinar TEA Corrective Action Plan with Steven Aleman, Disability Rights Texas on May 7

Join us for the last webinar in our TEA Corrective Action Plan series with Steven Aleman of Disability Rights Texas on Monday, May 7 @ 12:15 p.m. CST.

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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.

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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.

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No. All of our services are provided at no cost.

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Upcoming Events

  1. Realities of Autism
    April 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT
  2. ADHD
    April 24 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm CDT
  3. Texas Autism Supplement
    April 25 @ 10:15 am - 1:00 pm CDT

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Parents advocate for the welfare of their child. Educators advocate for the welfare of all the children in their school. To be effective, both groups must contribute to an atmosphere of collaboration so all parties can achieve a sense of comfort that their responsibility to the child has been satisfied. But why, then, is there so much conflict in the field of special education? The answer is relatively simple. Conflict in education is usually driven by inadequate information as to read more

Searching for autism information on the web can be overwhelming. The word “autism” alone results in over 64 million and counting hits on Google. So, where do you turn to for the most relevant information and resources when there are so many different options? These are the top ten results:

Digital tools have the power to help students with learning disabilities communicate and gain confidence. It is a statistic that most Americans would probably be stunned to find is so prevalent: One of out every 68 kids in the United States is on the autism spectrum, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While it’s true that most children these days are considered “digital natives,” children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) also find themselves most comfortable read more

What is an IEE? The language regarding IEEs is found in the regulations implementing IDEA. Specifically, the right to an IEE is defined as: “A parent has the right to an independent educational evaluation at the public expense if the parent disagrees with an evaluation obtained by the public agency. However, the public agency may initiate a hearing under Reg, 300.506 of this subpart to show that its evaluation is appropriate. If the final decision is that the evaluation is read more