What is Child Find?
Child Find is legally required and is an important first step to finding children with disabilities and getting them the support and services they require to be successful in school. Schools are required to identify, locate, and evaluate all children with disabilities living in their area who may need special education and related services. Learn more here.
Key Steps in the Special Education Process
There is a lot to know about the process for identifying children and youth in need of special education and related services because of a disability. Partners Resource Network has simplified the process into 10 basic steps. Once you can see the big picture of the process, it’s easier to understand the many details under each step. Click here to read.
Supporting Independence for Your Child With the Next Steps Checklist
Join us for this free statewide webinar on April 26th, 2023, at 12:15 p.m. (CST). The Next Steps to Independence checklist, available on the Texas Transition website, provides a framework to develop skills for self-determination in adulthood for individuals with disabilities. This tool highlights critical developmental milestones organized by age: birth-age 3, age 3-5, elementary school, middle school, high school, and age 18-22. This webinar will review how to use the Next Steps checklist to support your child’s development at any age. Click here to register.