SUPPLEMENTARY AIDS AND SERVICES, SPECIAL EDUCATION, RELATED SERVICES  
 
Authorities: 20 U.S.C. §§ 1401, 1414, 7801; 34 C.F.R. Part 300; Texas Education Code; 19 T.A.C. Chapter 89
 
 
 
FEDERAL AND STATE REQUIREMENTS CITATIONS
P Supplementary aids and services, special education, and related services must be based on peer-reviewed research to the extent practicable. 300.320(a)(4)

SUPPLEMENTARY AIDS AND SERVICES


D The admission, review, and dismissal (ARD) committee must determine needed supplementary aids and services to be provided to the child, or on behalf of the child. 300.320(a)(4)
89.1050(a)(1)

P The term supplementary aids and services means aids, services, and other supports that are provided in regular education classes, other education-related settings, and in extracurricular and nonacademic settings, to enable the child with a disability to be educated with nondisabled children to the maximum extent appropriate. 300.42

SPECIAL EDUCATION


D The ARD committee must determine needed special education services. 300.320(a)(4)
89.1050(a)(1)

P The term special education means specially-designed instruction, at no cost to parents, to meet the unique needs of the child with a disability. 300.39(a)

RELATED SERVICES


D The ARD committee must determine needed related services. 300.320(a)(4)
89.1050(a)(1)

P The term related services means transportation, and such developmental, corrective, and other supportive services as may be required to assist the child with a disability to benefit from special education. 300.34(a)
300.34(b)

P For each child placed in a residential setting by the ARD committee: 89.1090

P
  • The resident school district will be responsible for transportation at the beginning and end of the term and for regularly scheduled holidays when the children are expected to leave the residential campus; and
89.1090

P
  • When the ARD committee determines it is necessary for the safety of the child to be accompanied by an adult designated by the ARD committee, round-trip transportation for that adult must also be provided.
89.1090

PROGRAM MODIFICATIONS AND SUPPORTS FOR SCHOOL PERSONNEL


D The ARD committee must determine needed program modifications or supports for school personnel that will be provided to the child to enable the child to: 300.320(a)(4)
89.1050(a)(1)

P
  • Advance appropriately toward attaining the annual goals;
300.320(a)(4)(i)

P
  • Be involved in and make progress in the general education curriculum, and be afforded an equal opportunity to participate in extracurricular and other nonacademic activities including, to the maximum extent appropriate, in nonacademic settings and services such as:
300.320(a)(4)(ii)
300.117
300.107

P
    • Meals;
300.117

P
    • Recess periods;
300.117

P
    • Counseling services;
300.107(b)
300.117

P
    • Athletics;
300.107(b)
300.117

P
    • Transportation;
300.107(b)
300.117

P
    • Health services;
300.107(b)
300.117

P
    • Recreational activities;
300.107(b)
300.117

P
    • Special interest groups or clubs sponsored by the local educational agency (LEA);
300.107(b)
300.117

P
    • Referrals to other agencies that provide assistance to individuals with disabilities;
300.107(b)
300.117

P
    • Employment of children, including both employment by the LEA and assistance in making outside employment available; and
300.107(b)
300.117

P
  • Be educated and participate with other children with disabilities and nondisabled children.
300.320(a)(4)(iii)

TRAINING TO IMPLEMENT THE INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAM (IEP)


P The LEA is required to provide training to an educator who works primarily outside the area of special education only if the educator does not possess the knowledge and skills necessary to implement the IEP developed for the child receiving instruction from the educator: TEC 21.451(e)
TEC 21.451(d)(2)

P
  • The LEA will determine the time and place at which the training is delivered;
TEC 21.451(e)

P
  • The LEA must include training based on scientifically-based research that:
TEC 21.451(d)(2)
7801(21)

P
    • Relates to instruction of children with disabilities; and
TEC 21.451(d)(2)(A)

P
    • Is designed for educators who work primarily outside the area of special education; and
TEC 21.451(d)(2)(B)

P
  • In developing or maintaining the training, the LEA must consult with persons with expertise in research-based practices for children with disabilities such as:
TEC 21.451(f)

P
    • Persons from colleges, universities, private and nonprofit organizations, regional education service centers;
TEC 21.451(f)

P
    • Qualified LEA personnel; and
TEC 21.451(f)

P
    • Any other persons identified as qualified by the LEA.
TEC 21.451(f)

INTENSIVE PROGRAM OF INSTRUCTION


P For the child who did not perform satisfactorily on a state assessment under the STATE AND DISTRICTWIDE ASSESSMENTS framework or who is likely not to receive a high school diploma before the fifth school year following the child's enrollment in ninth grade: TEC 28.0213(a)
TEC 28.0213(e)
TEC 39.023

D
  • The ARD committee must design the intensive program of instruction:
TEC 28.0213(e)
89.1050(a)(10)

P
    • To enable the child to attain a standard of annual growth on the basis of the child's IEP; and
TEC 28.0213(e)(1)

P
    • If applicable, to carry out the purposes of the Student Success Initiative.
TEC 28.0213(e)(2)
TEC 28.0211

ACCELERATED READING INSTRUCTION


P For the child in kindergarten or first or second grade who did not perform satisfactorily on a reading instrument selected from the list adopted by the commissioner of education or by the district-level committee: TEC 28.006(c)
TEC 28.006(g)

D
  • The ARD committee must determine the manner in which the child will participate in an accelerated reading instruction program.
TEC 28.006(g)
89.1050(a)(7)

STUDENT SUCCESS INITIATIVE FOR CHILDREN IN GRADES THREE THROUGH EIGHT


P The ARD committee must determine the manner in which the child will participate in an accelerated instruction program when required as part of the Student Success Initiative. TEC 28.0211(i)(1)
TEC 28.0211

P The ARD committee must determine whether the child will be promoted or retained when required as part of the Student Success Initiative. TEC 28.0211(i)(2)
TEC 28.0211

PERSONAL GRADUATION PLAN IN JUNIOR HIGH AND MIDDLE SCHOOL


P For the child in junior high or middle school, the child's IEP may be used as the child's personal graduation plan. TEC 28.0212(c)
89.1050(a)(9)

INITIATION, FREQUENCY, AND DURATION OF SERVICES


P The ARD committee must determine and include in the child's IEP: 300.320(a)(7)

D
  • The projected date for the beginning of the services and modifications;
300.320(a)(7)

D
  • The anticipated frequency of those services and modifications; and
300.320(a)(7)

D
  • The anticipated duration of those services and modifications.
300.320(a)(7)

D The ARD committee must determine the appropriate length of school day and specify the length of school day in the IEP. 89.1075(e)

P Children with disabilities must have available an instructional day commensurate with that of children without disabilities. 89.1075(e)

LOCATION


D The ARD committee must determine and include in the IEP the anticipated location of the services and modifications. 300.320(a)(7)
89.1050(a)(1)

P If, for the purpose of receiving special education services, the LEA assigns the child to a campus location other than the campus location the child would attend based on the child's residence: TEC 25.0343(a)

P
  • The LEA must permit the child's parent, guardian, or other person standing in parental relation to the child to obtain a transfer to the assigned campus for any other child residing in the household of the child receiving special education services, provided that:
TEC 25.0343(a)
TEC 25.0343(c)

P
    • The other child is entitled to attend school in the LEA;
TEC 25.0343(a)(1)

P
    • The appropriate grade level for the other child is offered at the campus;
TEC 25.0343(a)(2)

P
    • The child receiving special education services does not reside in a residential facility; and
TEC 25.0343(d)

P
    • The LEA is not required to provide transportation to the other child who transfers to another campus location under this section; however, this does not affect any transportation services provided by the LEA in accordance with other laws for the child receiving special education services.
TEC 25.0343(b)

 
 
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 14, 2015