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Texas Dyslexia Academy 4: Dyslexia from Child Find Through the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee Process

Texas Dyslexia Academy 4 is designed to build background knowledge about the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and special education from Child Find through the ARD committee process. It provides information about core special education concepts such as Child Find, Full Individual and Initial Evaluations (FIIE), Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) committees, and Individual Education Program (IEP) development.

Important Session Information:

Participants will gain an understanding of:

  • Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
  • Child Find requirements
  • The referral process for an initial evaluation when a specific learning disability (SLD)/dyslexia is suspected
  • Notice of Action-Prior Written Notice (PWN) and Notice of Procedural Safeguards
  • Full individual and initial evaluation (FIIE)
  • Admission, review, and dismissal (ARD) committee meeting and components of the individualized education program (IEP)


Suggested staff: All educators and administrators, but primarily benefits educators who may have limited knowledge about special education processes.


Registration ends at 12:00 AM on Wednesday, March 5, 2025
Session ID:
Credits Available:
(6) CPE
Seats Available:
Contact Person:
Lindsay Olsen
Janeia Vorderkunz
Lindsay Olsen
Date Time Location
3/4/2025 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM ESC Region 12
2101 W Loop 340, Waco, 76712

ESC Region 12 | 2101 West Loop 340 | Waco TX 76712 | 254-297-1212