Promoting Healthy Families - 2015 Statewide Conference Series

Promoting Healthy Families

Texas Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Program

There’s a new way for certain Texans with disabilities to have special savings accounts for disability-related expenses, without losing eligibility for Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicaid and certain other public benefits. It’s called the Texas Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Program.

Summary of SB 1259 - ARD Committee Membership, Deliberations, & Signatures

The bill addresses several items that TEA removed from their regulations (TX Administrative Code, TAC) in December, 2014. This was because they were not part of IDEA regulations or state law. This removal caused concern to educators and parents.

Fabulous Fall Webinar Series

Webinars are fun and easy to attend right from the comfort of your own home. All you need is a computer with speakers and an internet connection. All of our presentations are interactive and provide an opportunity to ask questions with our presenters.

The Dyslexia-Stress-Anxiety Connection

Stress is the reaction of the body and brain to situations that put us in harm’s way. The stressor may be a physical threat (e.g., a baseball coming quickly toward you) or a psychological threat (e.g., a worry or fear that you will make a mistake delivering your lines in a play or write a passage that won’t make sense to the reader). Stress, or more specifically, the stress response, is our body’s attempt to keep us safe from harm. It’s a biological and psychological response.