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Parker County Co-op Special Services

LEA Required Postings

Parent Resources

2022-2023 School Year

Parker County Co-op is a shared services arrangement between Brock ISD, Garner ISD, Millsap ISD, Peaster ISD, and Pooville ISD that was established in 1980 to provide special education instructional and related services for students with disabilities.

Parker County Co-op also provides support for students, parents, and member district staff in special education leadership, coordination, and training opportunities.

Parker County Co-op Special Services

 

Child Find (8/16/22)

Child Find is a federal mandate under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).  It requires local education agencies (LEAs), which include public school districts and charter schools, to identify, locate, and evaluate all children with disabilities residing within their jurisdictions who need special education and related services.  (34 CFR §300.111—Child Find)

The LEA is obligated to conduct a Full Individual Evaluation under 34 CFR §300.301 (a) and to make a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) available to each eligible child under 34 CFR §300.101.

Every child with a disability in Texas, from age three through twenty-one as of September 1 of the current school year, has the right to a free appropriate public education.  Students with visual or auditory impairments have the right to a free appropriate public education from birth.  The ISD provides free appropriate programs for students with disabilities.  If you know a child that needs help, contact your school or Parker County Co-op Special Services. 

612 N. Rusk    Weatherford, TX  76086      817-596-0024

Child Find

 

Senate Bill 139 of the 86th Texas Legislature (8/16/22)

In 2019, the 86th Texas Legislature passed Senate Bill 139 Texas 89th Legislature, which requires Texas local education agencies (LEAs) to distribute the following notice to parents:

SB 139 - 89th Texas Legislature

 

Transition (8/16/22)

(links checked 09/29/22)

Pathways -The Texas Transition and Employment Guide to Successful Life After High School for Students with Disabilities  (English & Spanish)

website: Texas Transition https://www.texastransition.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=2176242&type=d&pREC_ID=2262414

 

IDEA-B Special Education (links checked 9/29/22)

SB 139 Special Education Updates - English (8/16/22)

SB 139 Special Education Updates - Spanish (8/16/22)

Individuals with Disabilities Fact Sheet - English (8/16/22)

Individuals with Disabilities Fact Sheet - Spanish (8/16/22)

TEA-Delayed or Denied Evaluations and Compensatory Services (English) (8-16-22)

Delayed or Denied Evaluations and Compensatory Services (Spanish) (8-16-22)

 

Dyslexia

Dyslexia Handbook 2021 Update (8-16-22)

Appendix A: Questions and Answers: Updated March 18, 2022 (8-16-22)

Dyslexia Handbook Important Changes for Families to Understand (8-16-22)

Actualizacion del manual de dislexia 2021: Cambios Importantes que las Familias deben Entender (8-16-22)

Dyslexia Fact Sheet - English  (8/16/22)

Dyslexia Fact Sheet - Spanish  (8/16/22)

 

Multi-Tiered Systems of Support

Multi-Tiered Systems of Support Fact Sheet - English  (8/16/22)

Multi-Tiered Systems of Support Fact Sheet - Spanish  (8/16/22)

 

Section 504

Section 504 Fact Sheet - English  (8/16/22)

Section 504 Fact Sheet - Spanish  (8/16/22)

 

SpEd Texas (click on the logo below to get to the SpEdTex website).

SpedTex

 

TEA REQUIRED POSTINGS (updated 8/11/22)

Student Handbook Statement 

Texas Transition and Employment Guide 

SB 139 Notice to Families 

IDEA, Dyslexia, MTSS, and Section 504 

Compensatory Services 

Dyslexia Handbook 2021 

Significant Disproportionality