Parent Trainings (FREE)
- Sign Language Classes
- Student and Family Strategies for Success (April 6, April 27, May 4)
- C2C Parent Training Flyer - English
- C2C Parent Training Flyer - Spanish
- C2C Parent Training Flyer - Chinese
- Autism Awareness Month Classes (April 2019)
- Assembling the Pieces of the Puzzle: A Day of Learning for Parents of Children with Autism (October 2)
- Reducing Stress at Home
- Purpose of the Medicaid Waiver Program
- What You Need to Know Now
- Medicaid Waivers
- Dealing with Insensitive Comments About Your Child: It Gets Better
- How to Organize Your Child’s Medical Information: Coordinated Care is Important
- Building Intentional Community for You and Your Child: Benefits of Building a Circle of Support
- Parent Request for ARD (English)
- Parent Request for ARD (Spanish)
Other Parent Resources
- Autism Institute - Positive Beginnings - FSU College of Medicine
- Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR)
- Challenging Behavior (PBS.org)
- Developmental Assets®
- Encouraging Empathy: How to Teach Apologies to Children on the Autism Spectrum
- Firefly (Kurzweil)
- Helping Young Children Control Anger and Handle Disappointment
- Love and Logic® Parent Resources
- Online Training Modules for Autism
- Resources: Family Tools
- SHARS - Parents Questions and Answers
- Texas PTA-Programs for Parents
- The National Parenting Center
- Tips and Ideas for Making Visuals to Support Young Children
- Tips to Help Prepare for Parent/Teacher Conferences
Special Olympics in Arlington ISD provides extra-curricular sports training and athletic Special Olympics in Arlington ISD provides extra-curricular sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for students with cognitive disabilities, giving students continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience social opportunities and participate in athletic events, while sharing their skills with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.
Texas Education Agency
The Texas Education Agency (TEA), located in Austin, Texas, is a branch of the state government of Texas and oversees public elementary and secondary education in the state. Included in the oversight responsibilities is monitoring for compliance with federal guidelines.
The most current information about supports and services provided by the Texas Education Agency, including documents and resources, can be located by accessing the TEA homepage.
IDEIA, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act 2004, is the federal law that assures that students with disabilities receive a free and appropriate education in the least restrictive environment.
An important component of the IDEIA law promotes parent participation in their child's education. Toward that goal, the TEA has developed a website link off of its Special Education in Texas page with the most current version of the Parent Resource Guide.