Archive for January, 2015

WAIT! Read This Before Purchasing Your Instructional Materials

Context:  Instructional materials adoption, purchase and use is an important and ongoing process. However, far too frequently those who are charged with purchasing instructional materials and content delivery systems for schools mistakenly assume that a digital purchase is an accessible purchase- yielding products that are designed to be useable by all students. Problem!:  Not all […]

Statewide Autism Needs Survey

Through the network of 20 regional Education Service Centers (ESCs) around the state and in conjunction with the Texas Education Agency (TEA), the Texas Statewide Leadership for Autism Training (www.txautism.net) provides training, technical assistance, support, and resources for educators who serve students with autism. We are a part of TEA’s Texas Statewide Leadership Functions and […]

Spring Workshops from Region 13 Special Education Department

Wondering what Region 13 Special Education Department has on the workshop calendar for Spring 2015? How about Math for All, Steps for Funding Success, Using the WISC-V, Power of Inclusion, See the Sound, IEP Best Practices, PODD Communication Books, SLP Webinars, Reading and Language Intervention for Children with Down Syndrome, and much more. Take a […]

Math for All workshop!

Need ideas for differentiation, accommodations, and modifications for your math classroom? Math for All: Access to General Curriculum in Mathematics workshop has a few more seats open. Register today! Participants will learn how to accommodate and modify instruction in the Math classroom as well as for assessments including STAAR.  Hands-on experiences will be provided to […]

Inclusion Works! Conference Special Offer

The Arc of Texas Inclusion Works! 2015 Conference would like to invite anyone in Region 13 or 20 who has not registered yet (Jan. 15th), to register  for the Inclusion Works! 2015 Conference at the regular rate of $250.  You will technically be registering late so your invoice will still say $275 (we can’t change […]

STAAR A Info all in one spot

We have created a Thinglink called STAAR A: Things You Need to Know. To access this resource, click this link: http://www.thinglink.com/scene/609494907593162752 While viewing the Thinglink, hover over the picture to see the hotspot dots. Then hover over a dot to see where the link will take you. Click on the dots to access various resources […]

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