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 Manual, A Guide for Parents and Students About Special Education Services in Texas, 2016 Edition is the newest version of what has become known as The IDEA Manual. This manual is designed to help you become familiar with the requirements of IDEA and Texas law so you can act as an equal partner in planning your child’s education.

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