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Partners Resource Network TEAM Project is one of three Texas Parent Training and Information Centers (PTIs) funded through the Department of Education.  We provide free information, technical assistance and ARD support to parents of children with special needs.
Our mission is to empower parents of children with disabilities to be effective advocates for their children and to promote positive parent/professional partnership.

For submission of speaker proposal or exhibitor application, please contact Magaly Diaz at (210)632-4045 or

For submission of speaker proposal or exhibitor applications, please contact Natalie Parker at (361) 445-2381 or

For submission of speaker proposal or exhibitor applications, please contact Maria Cordero at (956) 477-9526 or

Invisible disabilities: Obstacles of learning differences

The chances you know someone with a learning disability are higher than you might think.In the 2018-19 academic year, three percent of Wisconsin students — and 2.8 percent of Madison Metropolitan School District students — were identified as having a specific learning disability, according to the Wisconsin Information System for Education. Continue Reading...

Demand For Special Education Grows In Texas, But Shortage Of School Psychologists Slows Progress

No region in Texas has enough licensed specialists who can perform special ed evaluations, according to national guidelines for staffing. That’s why the Fort Bend Independent School District is trying to grow its own.  Continue Reading...

Rights Of Special Ed Students Over 18 Ignored, Lawsuit Claims

Jesse Alvarez may be in his late teens, but he functions on a first or second grade level. He has fetal alcohol syndrome, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and a learning disability, requiring his father Alfredo Alvarez to make most of his son’s decisions for him, according to court records.  Continue Reading...

Your Executive Functions Are Weak. Here’s Why.

ADHD and Executive Function Disorder (EFD) are tightly linked, but far from synonymous. They both make it exceedingly difficult to complete tasks and stay organized, but EFD impacts nearly all goal-directed behavior. How to tell the difference — and get it under control.  Continue Reading...
House Bill 3

What is House Bill 3?
House Bill (HB 3) 3, a sweeping and historic school finance bill was passed by the 86th Texas Legislature in 2019 and signed by Gov. Greg Abbott. The bill provides more money for Texas classrooms, increases teacher compensation, reduces recapture and cuts local property taxes for Texas taxpayers. HB 3 is one of the most transformative Texas education bills in recent history. The bill is the result of months of work beginning with the Texas Commission on Public School Finance and culminating in bipartisan work between the members of the Texas House and Senate.  Continue Reading...
Recordings and Resources of 2019 Statewide and Collaborative Webinar Series

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Maria Cordero
Region 1 - Rio Grande Valley
Ana Esparza
Region 4 - Houston
Celia Ulloa
Region 4 - Houston

Natalie Parker
Region 2 - Corpus Christi
Magaly Diaz
Region 20 - San Antonio

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