Parent's Page - Pagina Para Padres

Parent's Page - Pagina Para Padres

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 ARD Guide to the ARD Process  Guía para el Proceso de ARD 
 Notice of Procedural Safe Guards  Aviso Sobre Procedimientos de Protección 
 Texas Transition and Employment Guide  Guía de Transicion y Empleo de Tejas
 Parent Survey for Transition Planning   Encuesta de Padres para planificación de Transición 
 Map / Directions to Mercedes Special Education Cooperative Office

Assistive Technology Assistive Technology
The Individuals with Disability Education Act of 2004 (IDEA) defines an assistive technology device as any item, piece of equipment or product system, whether acquired commercially, off the shelf, modified, or customized that is used to increase, maintain, or improve functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities.

Autism   Autism

  Known as the autism spectrum disorders (ASDs).

Inclusion  Inclusion

People often ask what inclusion means in an early childhood setting. One of the best explanations I’ve read simply posed the thought to “think of what it means to be excluded.” 

Transition  Transition

Transition planning is a formal process to assist students with disabilities and their families in preparing for the movement from school programs and services to their futures as active, adult members of the community and society.