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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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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Partners Resource Network's Collaborative Webinar with the Texas Education Agency

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:

February 26, 2019 – A Student’s Rights when Disciplined for a Behavioral Incident
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March 26, 2019 – Progress Monitoring
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April 30, 2019 – Extended School Year (ESY)
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The webinars will be available in both English (12:15-1:15 p.m. CST) and Spanish (1:15-2:15 p.m. CST).

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. Youth Leadership Training
    February 16 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm CST
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Just hearing the word ARD (Admission Review and Dismissal meeting) can cause terror in some parents. I can remember sitting in my very first ARD meeting (in IDEA, this meeting is referred to as the IEP meeting). My husband was out of town and I did not know that I could take anyone with me, so I went by myself. I was brought in and given a chair at a very large table. The room was filled with people I read more

As a parent or youth over 18, your participation in creating an IEP is central to exercising your rights guaranteed by the IDEA. After a student is found eligible for an IEP, and a plan developed and agreed to by the IEP team, it is generally in place for one year. After that, an IEP meeting must be held. (A one year review is the minimum requirement, but meeting more frequently to check in or as problems arise is a read more

Our children’s progress is being monitored constantly at school, through the steady stream of homework assignments, quizzes, tests, projects, and standardized tests. On first hearing the term ‘student progress monitoring,’ our initial reaction may be ‘they’re doing this already!’ or ‘more tests?’. But do you really know how much your child is learning or progressing? Standardized tests compare your child’s performance with other children’s or with state standards. However, these tests are given at the end of the year; the read more

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