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Special Populations

There are many different special populations in Texas.  Bilingual education and English as a Second Language classes are available for students that speak different languages.  Others programs that focus on particular student needs are early childhood education, dyslexia and Section 504, and gifted and talented education. More information can be found on this TEA webpage: Special Populations.

 A Suite of Resources can be found on the TEA webpage https://tea.texas.gov/texassped/ 

The following are listed to provide additional information about the differences between Response to Intervention, the state dyslexia program, Section 504, and the IDEA: 

Response to Intervention (RtI) is an approach that schools use to help all students, including struggling learners. The RtI approach gives Texas students opportunities to learn and work at their grade level. The idea is to help all students be successful.   Response to Intervention

Dyslexia is a special learning disability that is characterized by difficulties with accurate or fluent word recognition and poor spelling and decoding abilities. A dyslexia handbook, regional contacts and other resources are available.

Provisions of Services for Students with Dyslexia and Related Disorders

Section 504 in the area of public elementary and secondary education, including available services  Parent and Educator Resource Guide to 504 

Special Education IDEA  About one of every eight Texas public school students need special education services. A wide array of services and support are available for these students and families.


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Robertson County Special Services704 Wheelock StreetHearne, TX  77859

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