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Behavior Network added 2 new photos.Monday, October 29th, 2018 at 10:27am
Big BN announcement ... stay tuned!

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Behavior Network shared National Autism Association of North Texas's post.Monday, October 22nd, 2018 at 9:25pm
The NATIONAL AUTISM ASSOCIATION OF NORTH TEXAS (NAA-NT)
P. O. Box 261209, Plano, TX 75026-1209
http://naa-nt.org/ 214.925.2722
• • • • • • • • October Events • • • • • • • •
November 6th, 2018 7pm: Parent Get together
Join us for an informal chat session. We will share our journeys, talk about our children and ask questions, give resources, listen, and meet new friends.
Please RSVP for this meeting by emailing: nagla_alvin@verizon.net
St. Andrew United Methodist Church, Theater Rm, 2nd floor,1401 Mira Vista, Plano, TX 75093

Self-Advocacy Group
For Teens (7th Grade and up) & Adults with Autism Participants will learn about autism and its’ effect on their lives while developing a great appreciation for their individual gifts and talents. It is important that participants know they have autism. Trained volunteers including some with autism, facilitate this group. Bring an object, book, picture or other item that represents your talents and interests, $5.00 to pay for pizza, snacks and drinks. The meeting is on Tuesday November 6nd , 2018 at 7:00 pm. St. Andrew UMC 1401 Mira Vista Blvd. Please check in at the Theater room upstairs on the 2nd floor), Plano, TX 75093 Questions? call 214.925.2722

Monthly Spanish Parent Get Together and Support Group Meeting
Next meeting: November 3rd, 2018 2:30 pm at Corner Bakery 2401 Preston Rd A, Plano, TX (In the Whole Foods Market Parking lot)
Hosted by Flor Alvarez

Monthly Parent Get Together and Support Group Meeting
for Parents of Children of all ages Next meeting: November 13th, 2018 – 9:30 am – 11:00 am at
Original Pancake House, 2301 North Central Expwy #156 Plano, TX 75075 Hosted by: Nanci Roessner

Monthly Parent Get Together and Support Group Meeting
for Parents of Children of All Ages Next meeting: November 20th , 2018 - 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Corner Bakery 2401 Preston Rd A, Plano, TX (In the Whole Foods Market Parking lot) Hosted by: Dori Schaefer

Mark this date on your calendar: Saturday December 15th 11:30am NAA-NT Holiday Party!
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Behavior Network shared Secret Sleigh Project's post.Monday, October 22nd, 2018 at 12:47pm
Does your child have a medical diagnosis that limits their ability to get outside, especially during winter months? Do they enjoy seeing Santa Claus (and perhaps Mrs. Claus, elves, and carolers?) Contact us for an application to have Santa come to your home and visit your child before Christmas!
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Behavior NetworkSunday, October 14th, 2018 at 5:21pm
A huge THANK YOU to all of the families and BN staff that attended and/or helped out with our party last night!

It wouldn’t be possible without you!

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Behavior NetworkSaturday, October 13th, 2018 at 3:12pm
Rain or shine it’s party time! Everyone is welcome to join us tonight from 6-8 at Behavior Network!
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Behavior Network shared Moussa Autism Consulting LLC's post.Friday, October 12th, 2018 at 8:37am
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) sent a letter/notice this summer to all school districts informing administration of all the corrective actions listed in the Corrective Action Plan Response that they should actively be doing for the remaining of the calendar year. Of the 15 corrective actions school districts should be actively working on the four described below:

Corrective Action 1.b.-This corrective action requires TEA to ensure that LEAs annually confirm that their local special education policies and practices are in compliance with federal and state requirements.

Corrective Action 2.a.-This corrective action requires TEA to ensure that LEAs annually distribute information to every enrolled student’s family regarding the following:

child find and FAPE requirements under IDEA
parent and students’ rights under IDEA
contact information necessary to request an initial evaluation for a student they suspect of having a disability
Essential Corrective Action 2.c.-This corrective action requires LEAs to collect and retain requests for evaluation data that includes the reason for the request and whether additional services are needed including the timeline for implementation. This information will not be collected by TEA until the summer of 2019 but LEAs are being notified now so that they may put local measures in place to collect the information throughout the 2018-2019 school year.

Corrective Action 3.c.-This corrective action requires TEA to ensure that all LEAs share resources with the parents of children suspected of having a disability that describe the differences between response to intervention (RtI), the state dyslexia program (for dyslexia or dyslexia-related needs), Section 504, and special education.

TEA is calling Corrective Action 2.c. essential because districts are now responsible for collecting and maintaining evaluation requests data. This data will be shared with TEA in summer 2019. This correction action requires districts to retain data that includes each request for evaluation made during the 2018-2019 school year, whether the reason for request indicates a claim that the child should have been referred for an initial evaluation prior to the 2018-2019 school year, and if the child is found eligible, whether additional services are needed, taking into consideration supports and services previously provided, and what those services are determined to be, including the timeline for implementation.

To read the complete letter/notice click the link below:

https://tea.texas.gov/About_TEA/News_and_Multimedia/Correspondence/TAA_Letters/

ACTION_REQUIRED Special_Education_Corrective_Action_Response

Requirements_and_Timelines/