Special Education Resources
Disability Rights, Texas assists people with disabilities understand and exercise their rights under the law to ensure their full and equal participation in society.
Don't Dismyabilities, Inc. is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization developing and employing strategies aimed at addressing barriers to accessibility within communities through education, advocacy, and ADA-related actions to make lasting impacts on the lives of individuals with disabilities, their families, and the neighborhoods in which they live.
The Coalition for Texans with Disabilities (CTD) works to ensure the rights of people with disabilities by engaging in governmental advocacy, public awareness activities, and professional disability consulting.
The South Texas College of Law special education clinic assists parents access special education services for their children with special needs.
COPAA - The Counsel of Parents, Attorneys, and Advocates provides both legal and practical special education resources for parents, educational advocates, and special education attorneys.
The Special Education Index - Compiled by the Texas Education Agency
The International Dyslexia Association provides resources for children and adults with dyslexia.
DDMA Advocacy, LLC. is an education and disability advocacy firm based in Greater Houston.
Wrightslaw provides legal and practical information on special education services.
Family to Family Network provides resources for children and adults with disabilities.
The Music Therapy Center of Houston is a non-profit center that educates the community about music therapy through community outreach and in-services and works to match board certified music therapists with families and clients throughout the Houston and greater surrounding areas.
The ARC provides resources for children and adults with disabilities.
The Autism Society provides resources for children and adults with Autism.
The Down Syndrome Association of Houston provides resources for children and adults with Down syndrome.
GiGi’s Playhouse’s mission is to increase positive awareness of Down syndrome through national campaigns, educational programs, and by empowering individuals with Down syndrome, their families, and the community.
The Williams Syndrome Association provides resources for children and adults with Williams syndrome.
CHADD provides resources for children and adults with ADHD.
The Legal Framework Summaries of and links to special ed laws by topic.
Texas State Dyslexia Consultant: 1-800-232-3030 (Questions about dyslexia testing, services and school district responsibilities)
Due Process Hearings
Individualized Education Program (IEP)
Learning Disabilities / Response to Intervention