Operating Guidelines

Texas School for the Deaf strives to provide all needed services, modifications, and accommodations each child needs to access their education. Should students need additional services, an evaluation will be conducted to determine whether the child qualifies. 
For more information about Special Education in Texas go to:
Accessible Instructional Materials Accommodations and Modifications Adapted Physical Education Adaptive Equipment Adult Students and Transfer of Rights
Alternate Curriculum and Assessments Applied Program ARD IEP Process Assistive Technology Audiological Services
Conducting an Evaluation Determination of FAPE and Compensatory Services Development of the IEP Disability Categories Discipline & Special Education
Dyslexia and Related Disorders Parent Infant Program Eligibility Determination and Documentation Extended School Year Services Full and Individual Evaluation (FIE)
Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA) Glossary of Terms Health and Medical Services Identification/Child Find Independent Educational Evaluation
Legal Framework Occupational Therapy Orientation and Mobility Parent Guide to the ARD Process Procedural Safeguards
Parent & In Home Training Physical Therapy Psychological Services & Counseling Re-Evaluation Process Rules and Regulations
SHARS Medicaid Reimbursement Speech-Language Services State Performance Plan (SPP) Student Records Summary of Performance
Surrogate Parent or Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) Transition Policies and Procedures Translation and Interpretation Services Transportation Visual Impairment/Deaf Blind  

For more information regarding any of the items listed above, you may contact: 

Elizabeth Sterling, M.Ed.
Special Education Director