Community Resources

Any Baby Can

https://anybabycan.org/

Any Baby Can guides parents in building confidence, nurturing relationships, and planning for the future so that children — and their entire families — can reach their full potential.

The ARC of Texas

https://www.thearcoftexas.org

The Arc of Texas promotes, protects, and advocates for the human rights and self-determination of Texans with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Easter Seals

https://www.easterseals.com/centraltx/

To change the way the world defines and views disability by making profound, positive differences in peoples lives every day.

Parent Companion

http://www.parentcompanion.org

A guide for Texas parents and caregivers of children with diagnosed or suspected disabilities from birth through 5 years of age.

STAAR Alternate 2 Resources

https://tea.texas.gov/Student_Testing_and_Accountability/Testing/STAAR_Alternate

TEA has developed the STAAR Alternate 2 assessment to meet the federal requirements mandated under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), a federal education law previously known as No Child Left Behind. TEA designed the STAAR Alternate 2 to assess students in grades 3–8 and high school who have significant cognitive disabilities and are receiving special education services.

Integral Care

https://integralcare.org

Integral Care improves the lives of adults and children living with mental illness, substance use disorder and intellectual and developmental disabilities in Travis County.

Bluebonnet Trails Community Services

http://bbtrails.org/

Enhancing personal growth through a valued system of care designed to improve the health and independence of the persons we serve.

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

https://sites.ed.gov/idea/

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a law that makes available a free appropriate public education to eligible children with disabilities throughout the nation and ensures special education and related services to those children.

Region 13

http://www4.esc13.net/spedservices

Special Education Services at ESC Region 13 support Districts as they implement the major components of the Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act (IDEA) and work to ensure that all students have access to the general curriculum.

Texas Project FIRST

http://www.texasprojectfirst.org/

The Special Education Information Center (SPEDTex) works collaboratively with stakeholders to provide resources and facilitate collaboration that supports the development and delivery of services to children with disabilities in our State.