The Arc of Texas promotes, protects, and advocates for the human rights and self-determination of Texans with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Established in 1997, The Arc of Texas Master Pooled Trust remains the first and only Texas-based Special Needs Trust designed to improve the quality of life for all individuals with disabilities while providing resources for their ongoing supplemental needs. [Learn More…]

IDEA, The Manual for Parents and Students about Special Education Services in Texas, 2012 Edition is the newest version of what has become known as The IDEA Manual.  The 2012 IDEA Manual is an invaluable resource for families trying to understand the Texas special education system and is available in both English and Spanish online here and at Disability Rights Texas websites. The manual can be downloaded and used by anyone.

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