WHO WE ARE

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

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OUR EVENTS

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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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:

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. CT) and Spanish (1:15-2:15 p.m. CT).

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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Texas regulations (TAC 89.1055) require ARD/IEP committees to consider eleven strategies for students with autism. Schools sometimes use the term “Autism Supplement” to refer to a form that they use at ARD/IEP meetings to address these strategies. Dates & Times Monday, April 8 @ 12:15 p.m. CT – History and Overview of the Texas Autism Supplement Tuesday, April 9 @ 12:15 p.m. CT – Strategies 1, 2, 5 Wednesday, April 10 @ 12:15 p.m. CT – Strategies 3, 6, 10, read more

School nurse services are an important support for many students with special medical or health needs. The need for school nurse services is sometimes documented in Individual Health Plans (IHP) for students with and without disabilities, and may also be noted on Section 504 Accommodation Plans for students who have disabilities, but do not have a need for specially-designed instruction. However, IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) also provides several opportunities for the involvement of school nurses in the education read more

Sometimes people think that bullying and conflict are the same thing, but they aren’t. In one way or another, conflict is a part of everyday experience, in which we navigate the complexities of how we interact. Typically minor conflicts don’t make someone feel unsafe or threatened. Bullying, on the other hand, is a behavior with intention to hurt, harm or humiliate and the person targeted is not able to make it stop. Here are some helpful ways to distinguish between read more

The development of the IEP is a critical step that a student’s team takes to communicate goals and share strategies that will support the student to reach those goals. Careful planning of the IEP meeting is essential when designing the services needed to support the child successfully. The IEP team should take time when planning for the IEP to listen and learn from each other. When the team is focused on planning for an inclusive placement, they should focus on read more