Texas Education Agency Resources on Special Education in Texas
OSEP Requirement 3
All Texas LEAs are required to post a direct link to the specific TEA webpage, linked here, on their local website. The link contains the information in the document related to SB 139 mentioned in OSEP Requirement 2. This is intended to provide Texas families with information regarding the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Dyslexia, Multi-Tiered Systems of Support, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
CP Curriculum Design for Dyslexia can be found under Administrative Regulations: “Special Programs: Curriculum Design for Dyslexia, EHB(R)
Students determined to have dyslexia or a related disorder, or to be at risk for dyslexia or other reading difficulties, have access to the Talking Book Program (TBP) maintained by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
The TBP allows students with reading disabilities to borrow audiobooks free of charge. Over 100,000 titles are available, including hundreds of titles in Spanish.
Click HERE to find out about Talking Book. Click HERE to open TBP’s site.
Here are some links to Dyslexia related resources:
CPISD Dyslexia Parent Education: CPISD PDF TEA Website
Texas Education Agency Dyslexia Handbook
Important Changes for Families to Understand: The Dyslexia Handbook 2021 UPDATE.
CAMBIOS IMPORTANTES QUE LAS FAMILIAS DEBEN ENTENDER: Actualización del manual de dislexia 2021:
Procedures Concerning Dyslexia and Related Disorders.
Texas Education Agency, Region 10 Education Service Center: Dyslexia Program Awareness for Educators and Parents
Texas Education Agency: Dyslexia and Related Disorders in the Individualized Education Program (IEP)