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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.
Project Events



TEAM Project - Rio Grande Valley Symposium is happening! Mark your calendars for September 14, 2019!

If you wish to be an exhibitor and/or be a speaker, please contact Maria Cordero at 956-477-9526 or mcorderoprnteam@gmail.com

 






Youth Summer Camp coming to El Campo July 8th - 11th!

It will be filled with great information that will help our youth become leaders and prepare them for life after high school.

Contact Yisma Alfaro at 979-383-4044 or yalfaroprnteam@gmail.com for more information!

Good Reads
How to learn sign language: 9 apps and resources to teach yourself ASL

There are numerous ways to learn American Sign Language (ASL) outside the old classroom method. From free online lessons to video tutorials, a world of possibilities is open for those aspiring to teach themselves this hands-on language. Continue reading...


"Peppa Pig" Introducing Mandy Mouse Is a Major Moment for Disability Representation

In a 15-second teaser clip posted to the Official Peppa Pig Twitter page last month, the show announced that Mandy Mouse, a character using a wheelchair, would be joining Peppa’s playgroup as a series regular. Continue reading...


Most Classroom Teachers Feel Unprepared to Support Students With Disabilities

Less than 1 in 5 general education teachers feel "very well prepared" to teach students with mild to moderate learning disabilities, including ADHD and dyslexia, according to a new survey from two national advocacy groups. Continue reading...
Federal Proposal Would Ease Path From Special Ed To College

Legislation introduced by a bipartisan group of senators late last month would ensure that individuals with disabilities have the information they need to choose the right school and that they don’t have to go through too many extra steps to access supports once they get there. Continue reading...


Autism Insurance Mandates Increasingly Extend To Adults

This year, however, several state legislatures including New Mexico, New York, Utah and Virginia removed age restrictions on insurance coverage. About a dozen states now require coverage regardless of age.  Continue reading....


Common Problems & Helpful Solutions for Your IEP/504 Plan

Have you run into challenges after requesting special education services for your child at school? Here, expert solutions to the eight most common problems with IEPs, 504 Plans, and school accommodations. Continue reading...

Community Events
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The Texas Assistive Technology Regional Conference is sponsored by the Texas Assistive Technology Network (TATN) and the Texas Education Agency (TEA). Assistive Technology enables students with disabilities to access the curriculum, increase independence, and participate actively in education and life activities. Presentations from national, regional and local AT practitioners are featured as well as an exhibit hall.  

June 19-20, 2019 -Conference

Registration:
$75 until April 1, 2019 and then $135 there after

Location: Region 4 Education Service center - 7145 West Tidwell, Houston TX 77092

Contact: tatn@esc4.net, 713-744-6559

 
 

 
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Texas Advocates 2019 Conference
Friday, August 2, 2019
San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk
889 E Market St  San Antonio, TX


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Regional Workshops
Maria Cordero
Region 1 - Rio Grande Valley
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Magaly Diaz
Region 20 - San Antonio
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Yisma Alfaro
Region 3 - Victoria
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Ana Esparza
Region 4 - Houston
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