Texas

Learn more about what Texas is doing to increase opportunities for youth and young adults with disabilities as they transition to employment or post-secondary education!

COVID-19 Response:

COVID-19 Support: Special Education

Summary: The Texas Education Agency created a web page dedicated to sharing resources and guidance for the continuation of special education services during COVID-19. The web page includes supports and guidance for IEPs, postsecondary transition, resources for families, assistive technology and telehealth services.

Operated by: Texas Education Agency

Topic: Assistive Technology, Family Engagement, IEP, Telehealth, Transition

Instructional Supports for Students with Disabilities

Summary: This webpage provides numerous instructional support resources. These resources include virtual post-secondary transition services, links to receive assistive technology, disability-specific information and information regarding telehealth services.

Operated by: Texas Education Agency

Topic: Assistive Technology, Distance Learning, Transition

Online Student Transition Fairs

Summary: During 2020-21, Texas Workforce Solutions-Vocational Rehabilitation Services is hosting a series of online events designed to assist students with disabilities aged 14-22 in planning their futures through career exploration. The Online Student Transition Fairs will provide students the opportunity to learn and ask questions about careers, hear about postsecondary training and have the chance to interact with employers and gain work experience. The Online Student Transition Fairs include job fairs, career fairs, transition education events and other events for students and adults with disabilities using the Easy Virtual Fair platform. This virtual event platform is accessible by both computer and mobile devices, using the Google Chrome web browser.

Operated by: Texas Vocational Rehabilitation

Topic: Transition

Parent Resources for Students in Special Education

Summary: This webpage contains a variety of resources for parents of students with disabilities while distance learning. The resources include multiple items, such as coping with changed routines and fun at home learning activities.

Operated by: Texas Education Agency

Topic: Family Engagement