• Dallas ISD Special Education

Upcoming Events

  • Notice of Procedural Safeguards and Parent’s Guide to the ARD Process Update

    In October of 2020, the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) required the Texas Education Agency (TEA) to make several edits to the Parent’s Guide to the Admission, Review, and Dismissal Process and the Notice of Procedural Safeguards documents. 

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    Download the Notice of Procedural Safeguards


    The Parent's Guide to the ARD Process 2021 is now available. 

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    Download the ARD Process

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Services and Support

  • Can I access behavior support for my child at home during the distance learning option?

  • Will Dallas ISD offer support for parents of special education during distance learning?

  • How are vision and hearing services going to be provided during the distance learning instruction?

  • How will special education students who are accessing an alternate curriculum be instructed through distance learning?

  • How will inclusion support be implemented through distance learning?

  • How will student-specific adaptive equipment, communication devices, assistive technology, and/or accommodations be provided in distance learning?

  • How will students who receive distance learning receive related/support services?

Campus vs. Distance Learning

  • My child struggles to sit still for long periods of time and Distance Learning will be a challenge. What options do I have?

  • When making your decision, you might consider:

Evaluations and ARD

  • How can I participate in my child’s ARD meeting?

  • What if I do not want to bring my child to an on-campus assessment?

  • How will special ed evaluations be completed if my child is participating in remote learning?

  • How do I give consent for a special education evaluation?

  • Can my child still be referred for a special education evaluation?

Individualized Education Plans (IEPS)

  • What if I decide to change to distance learning during the school year or the campus is forced to close due to Covid-19?

  • What will my student’s IEP look like if I select distance learning?

  • How will distance learning for special education be different in the 2020-2021 school year compared to what Dallas ISD offered in the Spring of 2020?

Contact Us


    Special Education Department

    9400 N. Central Expwy, 7th Floor

    Dallas, Texas 75231

    Phone: 972.581.4100

    Fax 972.581.4101

    Email: NotifySPED@dallasisd.org