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Texas Education Agency - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Texas Education Agency
1701 North Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 463-9414 (Local)
(512) 473-9560 (Fax)
(800) 252-9668 (Toll-Free)
(512) 475-3540 (TDD/TTY)
sped@tea.state.tx.us
http://www.tea.state.tx.us

Brief Description

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 8:00 AM-5:00 PM.
Geographic area served: State of Texas

Staff

Brant Pitt, Director, sped@tea.state.tx.us

Services Offered

Services for Children

  • Education Services
    • Oversees services to students with disabilities in the public schools of Texas. Assists parents, educators, and state and local educational agencies in implementing the requirements of Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) regarding Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for children with disabilities through the Office of Special Education. Provides for the distribution of quota funded instructional materials through the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired Outreach Department. Provides state adopted textbooks in braille and large print to students with visual impairments.

      Provides accessible state-adopted textbooks to local districts through the TEA Textbook Division.

      Provides funding and technical assistance related to services for students with visual impairments through a network of 20 regional education service centers.
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