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List of Special Education Acronyms
Special Education is known for all of the acronyms we use to communicate. Take a look at this list and it will help you navigate in conversations.

The Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR)
The Center for Parent Information and Resources offers information and connections to the full spectrum of disabilities in children, including developmental delays and rare disorders.

The Legal Framework
The Legal Framework is a statewide leadership project partnering the Texas Education Agency and Region 18 Education Service Center. The project which includes contacts from each educational service center is a compilation of state and federal requirements for special education organized by topic in a user-friendly format. This site includes frameworks, publications, and resources helpful in the special education process. There is a glossary of terms and acronyms, links to laws, rules and guidance; and a search feature.

Texas Education Agency (TEA)
Texas Education Agency has an entire section devoted to Parent Resources.