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NEW! Specially Designed Instruction Document

The Progress to the General Curriculum (PGC) Statewide Network is very proud to announce the release of the newest PGC statewide guidance document, Specially Designed Instruction Document.   This document is a resource for teachers of students receiving special education services. The document includes legal references defining specially designed instruction (SDI) and a comparison of high yield instructional strategies and SDI. Sections […]

New FREE Autism Resources

Region 13 is excited to announce the revision of the Texas Statewide Leadership for Autism website ( and the launch of the Autism Circuit website (  Our goal with these sites was to develop resources for educators, parents, and community members focusing on evidence-based practices for students with autism spectrum disorder. Visitors to will find information […]

FACTastic Math Strategy System has video and stickers!

The FACTastic Math Strategy System, a strategy-based instructional program for teaching basic math facts, has now released instructional videos for teachers and take-home stickers for students. The FACTastic video gallery offers 5 short demonstration videos to help you get started with the FACTastic instructional program in your class. After teachers teach a FACTastic strategy, a […]

Inclusion Institute Info: Sessions and Virtual Options

Here is a sneak preview of the breakout sessions for day two of this summer’s Inclusion Institute (Aug. 5 and 6): Progress Monitoring for Secondary Students: Making It Work The Concrete Model of Good Math Instruction Small Group Instruction Made Easy Scaffolding Instruction for STAAR A Perfect PLAAFP Statements Lead to Purposeful Plans I’ve Got […]

Technology Tips for Oral Administration

Special Education teachers spend a lot of their time reading tests and quizzes out loud to students, not to mention regular classroom lessons and assignments. For some students, this is an unavoidable part of their instructional plan. But we think that, for many students, technology tools can provide an equally good, if not better, approach […]

Facilitated ARD Meetings

Why do Facilitated IEP meetings generate better student results? ARD/IEP meetings benefit from skilled and capable facilitators who can assist the team in crafting agreements that lead to better educational programs for students with disabilities. Facilitation makes the meeting process easier and helps team members communicate and solve problems more effectively. Every team member, parent, […]

What is Universal Design for Learning?

  You may have heard the term “Universal Design for Learning” and wanted to know more about it. UDL is an approach that draws inspiration from architectural principles that call for buildings to be made accessible to people of various needs. The idea behind Universal Design for Learning is that students learn best when they […]

Accommodations Decision-Making: Free Online Course

Accommodations Decision-Making: Selecting, Implementing and Evaluating Instructional and Assessment Accommodations This five-module course is free and available at The course is highly interactive and makes use of short videos, quizzes, audio clips, journals, and case studies to engage the learner. Users will need to provide name and email address to create an account. Content […]

New Teacher Survival Guide Videos: ADHD in the Classroom

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Be a School-Based Speech-Language Pathologist

We are all school-based speech-language pathologists, and we have the honor of making such a great impact on our students’ lives. Here are a few (of many) reasons to work in the schools.

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