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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 and support Texas families and individuals impacted by disabilities or special health care needs
We're going virtual!

As you may be aware many state agencies and schools throughout the state have declared a health emergency due to the “2019-Novel Coronavirus” or “COVID-19”.

We know that news like this can be unsettling and our leadership decided that although we will cease in-person events, we are fully prepared to continue supporting families telephonically or by any other acceptable form of virtual communication that is being used by our Texas families.

We are committed to keeping your family safe! So grab your phone, tablet or laptop and join us for a morning of learning!

Virtual Youth Summer Camp!

TEAM Project will host a summer camp for youths from July 27th - 31st.

This is a free summer camp with activities and sessions geared to teach self-advocacy, communication and leaderships skills to youths impacted by a disability.

So keep visiting our Facebook page for more updates and information on the summer camp.

Click here to view and register to our virtual events

To view all PRN events scheduled across Texas, and to get more great resources, please click HERE...
We have also gathered a great number of resources/information regarding COVID-19, click HERE to view them.
Special Ed Students Have Lost Many Services. Here’s How SEL Strategies Can Help.

The necessary and rapid move to distance learning in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been disabling for our education system.

All teachers and students are currently experiencing challenges with accessibility, the promotion of emotional and physical wellness, and academic progress—issues that the special education community knows all too well.  Continue Reading...  

Ed Department Issues New Guidance On Special Education During Pandemic

The U.S. Department of Education is offering up details about how states and schools can address special education disputes in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The federal agency issued two question-and-answer documents Monday — one outlining considerations for Individuals with Disabilities Education Act dispute resolution procedures for services for kids ages 3 to 21 and another for younger childrenContinue Reading...

Autism Severity Can Evolve Markedly During Childhood

It’s long been thought that autism severity remained largely static over a person’s lifetime, but new research suggests otherwise.  A study looking at 125 kids on the spectrum finds that nearly half displayed a significant change in the level of their symptoms between the ages of 3 and 6.  Continue Reading...
How Schools Can Use Teletherapy to Provide Therapy and Services in IEPs

"When the school closed in March, his teachers said it is impossible to deliver speech therapy and OT virtually. I believed them."
"We are entering the fourth month without the school providing the services he needs. There is a 'window of opportunity' for him to learn these skills. He cannot afford to wait. We need help now."

You and your child should not have to wait.  Continue Reading...

15 Summer Activities That Build Stronger Self-Esteem, Independence & Academics

Summer vacation offers a critical opportunity for whole-child growth — a time for our kids to improve their skills and self-esteem by pursuing passions, accepting challenges, and building on gains. Follow these strategies, developed by summer program directors who specialize in children with learning challenges and ADHD, to help your child shine.  Continue Reading...

Disability Rights' mission is to help people with disabilities understand and exercise their rights under the law, ensuring their full and equal participation in society. Visit their website HERE... has created a COVID-19 resource page to help make the health crisis easier to manage. There are tools and information to help at home, at school, and at work. Visit their website HERE...

The U.S. Department of Labor is committed to protecting the health and safety of America's workers, and providing resources to help workers and employers prepare for COVID-19 (also known as novel coronavirus). Continue reading  HERE...

At every tier of the Pyramid Model, practitioners and programs should consider what strategies might be used to welcome and support diverse families; how to create opportunities to learn from families; strategies for partnering with families to promote child outcomes; and providing the supports and services that families might need to promote their child’s skill development. Continue reading HERE...

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The contents of this E-Newsletter were developed under a grant from the US Department of Education, #H328M150024.  However, those contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the US Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.