Advocacy


HB 3880 – Include Full Evaluations for Dyslexia in Texas Special Education

Posted: 5/10/21 Issue: In listing many different types of learning disabilities that might trigger a need for special education and related services, Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act (IDEA) expressly includes dyslexia. When dyslexia is suspected​, schools must offer a comprehensive evaluation under IDEA. A comprehensive evaluation can identify dyslexia […]


HB 1252 | Expand Time Limit to Request Special Education Due Process Hearing

Posted: 5/10/21 Issue: In 2004, IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) added a two-year statute of limitations to provide a parent of a child with a disability the opportunity to bring a due process claim against a school district. This two-year statute of limitations was included because Congress acknowledged that […]


What’s Happening in April: Autism Acceptance Month!

April is Autism Acceptance Month! We will be dedicated to spreading our message of inclusion, where individuals with autism live fully through connection and acceptance!  Spread awareness, “attend” a free event, take action, check out our support groups, treat yourself, or join our virtual Bike Ride & Fun Run/Walk! View other ideas here! Read our “What’s Happening […]