Navigate Life Texas: Resources for kids with disabilities and special needs

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For families raising children with disabilities

Top 10 Things to Doif you have a child with a disability in Texas
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Education and Schools

Learn about everything, from what exactly special education is to your child’s legal rights in preschool through high school.

Education and Schools Overview

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Family Support

You and your family aren’t alone—there are other parents who have lived through similar experiences.

Family Support Overview

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Transition to Adulthood

You can help your child learn to take responsibility for themself in so many ways. We’re here to help you and your child through the transition process.

Transition to Adulthood Overview

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IQ Testing

August 10, 2022 | By: Cindi Paschall

When our kids start school, they might need to be assessed for special education services. Sometimes this isn't needed until they've been in school a few years. The school district must identify and evaluate all children with disabilities. Once identified, they must be provided a Free Appropriate Public Education or FAPE.

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