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Parent/Guardian Resources 

 

Education Service Center Region 20 Parent Perusals                                                   

The Education Service Center, Region 20 (ESC-20) is committed to being the definitive choice for educational services, products, information and solutions for parents, caregivers, and families. Join the Listserv ParentNetwork if you would like to receive email updates regarding the ESC-20 ParentNetwork and their monthly Parent Perusals Newsletter.  View the current newsletter here.

 

Exceptional Kids—Resource Guide for the Special Needs Community

 

iAdvocate App
iAdvocate is an informational and advocacy tool for parents of children with disabilities. Its goal is to share and develop strategies with parents for working collaboratively with a school team to improve their child’s education through an inclusive classroom environment. Included in the app is a list of responses to possible situations that parents may find themselves in when faced with educational personnel; a list of resources to check out, including a glossary, books, movies, and websites; and strategies to educate parents on their educational rights and what they can do to advocate for their child.

 

Learning Disabilities Association of America’s Support and Resources for Parents

 

Navigate Life Texas

This website is especially for families and parents of children with disabilities or special health-care needs and is designed to offer support, inspiration, resources, and links to services available.

 

Parent Companion
Parent Companion: First Five Years A website connecting Texas parents of children with disabilities to (a)Information; (b) Inspiration; and (c) Resources

 

Parent Coordination Network

A Resource for Parents of Children Receiving Special Education Services

 

Partners Resource Network… Empowering Parents through Education

Partners Resource Network offers individual assistance over the phone and in-person to families who have questions about their child's needs, workshops for parents and professionals, and resources such as printed publications and online materials are available on a variety of relevant topics.

 

Texas Project First
Created by Parents, for Parents . . . This website is a project of the Texas Education Agency and is committed to providing accurate and consistent information to parents & families of students with disabilities.

  

Understood
Understood.org’s goal is to help the millions of parents whose children, ages 3–20, are struggling with learning and attention issues. We want to empower them to understand their children’s issues and relate to their experiences. With this knowledge, parents can 
make effective choices that propel their children from simply coping to truly thriving.