Judson ISD

Useful Links

Education and Law

Region 20 Education Resource Center - Reducation service agencies within Texas that assists school districts and charter schools in improving student performance and increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of school operations.

Helpful Acronyms and Terms - Information about the different programs, acronyms and terminology used in the Special Education setting.

Texas Education Agency - Information about the state curriculum.

ESC 18 Legal Frameworks Page - The Legal Framework for the Child-Centered Process is a template in an electronic format that summarizes state and federal requirements for special education by topic.

General Disability Related

ARC of San Antonio Community Resource Guide - Offers resources for people with developmental disabilities and their families.

Deaf

American Sign Language - Here are a few american sign language terms to help those of you who are trying to communicate with a person who signs, but does not hear. This dictionary has both animated and text definitions.

Intellectual Disability

Alamo Local Authority for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities - Offers access and choices to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

Speech and Language Impairment

American Speech Language Hearing Association - The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 173,070 audiologists, speech-language pathologists, speech, language, and hearing scientists, audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel, and students.

Autism

Autism Web - Parents guide to the diagnosis, treatment, and education of children with autism and pervasive developmental delays.

Autism Society of America - Information to help people understand autism, resources for families with autistic children.

Wirral Autistic Society - Resources for persons diagnosed under the autism spectrum.

Parent Resources

Texas Project FIRST - Created by parents, for parents...this web site is a project of the Texas Education Agency and is committed to providing accurate and consistent information to parents & families of students with disabilities.

Not My Kid - A non-profit organization dedicated to helping parents get educated about youth behavioral issues including substance abuse, ADHD, lying and depression.

Texas Education Agency Division of Special Education Resources for Parents

Texas Parent to Parent resource

Partners Resource Network empowering parents through education

The ARC of Texas manual for parents and students about special education services in Texas

Down Syndrome Association of Texas informational web site

Digital library of educational literature