SPEDTex Information, Updates & Resources (June 2022)
Preparing for the Future
Gather tips and strategies from parents that can help you support and prepare your child for the future in this video shared by Texas State Leadership for Autism Training (TSLAT). Click here.
Talking Book Program (TBP) Summer Reading Program
The Talking Book Program (TBP) provides free library services for Texans of any age who are blind or have a visual, physical, or reading disability. The TBP collection consist of more than 100,000 titles. Registration for the TBP Summer Reading Program is FREE and open now through August 8. Click here for more information.
Look Before You Lock
Here are some simple habits that can protect your child from the dangers of a hot car provided by the National Safety Council. Look Before You Lock.
Texas Autism Virtual Conference Family Day - June 25, 2022
The 30th annual Texas Virtual Autism Conference Family Day will be held June 25, 2022. Parents, guardians, and caretakers are invited to join on this date free of charge. There will be over 15 breakout sessions geared towards parenting and caretaker topics that improve the lives of our students and children with autism. Click here for more information.
What is SSES?
Supplemental Special Education Services (SSES) are $1,500 one-time on-line grants for eligible parents/caregivers of eligible students served by special education that have been impacted by COVID-19 school closures.
Families of eligible students can use the on-line accounts to obtain educational materials and resources and/or services such as additional speech therapy or other specific services.