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PRN is a non-profit agency that operates the federally funded Texas Parent Training and Information Centers - PATH, PEN & TEAM.Find your PTI
Do you want to become an effective advocate for your child? We offer free webinars and in-person workshops across the state.Come join the fun
Partners Resource Network will be doing a series of collaborative webinars with the Texas Education Agency (TEA) in 2019. Currently scheduled dates, times and topics:
- January 29, 2019 – Statewide Leadership Networks
- February 26, 2019 – A Student’s Rights when Disciplined for a Behavioral Incident
- March 26, 2019 – Progress Monitoring
- April 30, 2019 – Extended School Year (ESY)
The webinars will be available in both English (12:15-1:15 p.m. CST) and Spanish (1:15-2:15 p.m. CST). Register for the webinars today >>
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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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Does your child participate in physical education at school? What about sports? Studies have found that special education students are less likely to be enrolled in physical education compared to their general education peers. Separate studies have also found that special education students are more likely to develop childhood obesity and related health conditions compared to their general education peers. Additionally, special education students often have delays in gross motor skills due to conditions such as hypotonia or dyspraxia. But read more
Partners Resource Network is doing a series of collaborative webinars with the Texas Education Agency (TEA) starting on January 29, 2019. During these webinars, TEA will do a Q&A section based on questions submitted prior to each collaborative webinar. After each webinar, the resulting Q&A will be provided in a document form in both English and Spanish. We strongly encourage you to submit your questions, even if they are not directly related to the pre-determined topics of our currently planned read more
Planning and preparation are on-going activities that contribute significantly to success in the IEP process. You cannot control what others do, but you can control what you do. Being prepared for problem-solving in the IEP meeting (in Texas, this meeting is called an ARD) will help you to become a full, meaningful participant in the meeting, as well as to be respected by the other ARD team members.
The Individual Education Program (IEP) is a written plan, designed just for one student. It is an agreement between the school and parents on how the student will be educated. Although the IEP is not as detailed as a teacher’s lesson plan, it must contain measurable annual goals in each area of need. The IEP states what special education and related services and supplemental aids and services the school will provide, and when and where those services will be provided. read more