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The Texas Special Education Information Center (SPEDTex) delivers accurate and timely answers to questions about special education to stakeholders across the state of Texas. Our purpose is to optimize information and respond with technical assistance in a succinct and useful format that is user friendly, culturally responsive, and accessible to all individuals. SPEDTex provides supportive state-wide leadership that promotes collaboration, meaningful communication and participation in the development and delivery of services to children with disabilities.
The Special Education Information Center (SPEDTex) works collaboratively with stakeholders to provide resources and facilitate collaboration that supports the development and delivery of services to children with disabilities in our State.
The Special Education Information Center (SPEDTex) is a statewide center serving the over 1000 local education agencies in our State.
SPEDTex hours are Monday-Friday 8a-5p. Call toll free to 1-855-SPED-TEX (1-855-773-3839) or email us at:

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Announcements and Upcoming Events 2016-2017:

Please note that SPEDTex will be closed  Monday, May 29, 2017, due to our building being closed and our offices will not be accessible. Our offices will open promptly at 8:00 in the morning of Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Voice messages or emails may be left on the 29th; you will receive a contact on Tuesday. Thank you for your patience.

Spedtex Events:

Watch for Spedtex exhibit booths at the following events.

  1. Association for Compensatory Educators of Texas, April 19-20, 2017,
  2. Living with Disability/Texas Parent to Parent, April 22, 2017, First Baptist Church – Hurst
  3. North Texas SAGE Conference, April 29, 2017, Allen High School
  4. Texas Parent to Parent Statewide Conference, June 16-17, 2017, San Marcos,
  5. Gifted Plus Conference, June 22, 2017, Elian Hotel, San Antonio
  6. LAUNCH 2017 Texas PTA Summer Leadership Seminar, July 21, 2017, Hilton Americas-1600 Lamar St., Houston
  7. Texas Autism Conference, August 3-4, 2017, San Antonio,

We would enjoy talking with you about our Special Education Information Center.

Your questions and concerns are important to us. Please take a moment to take our poll regarding our service and information provided.

Thank you,

SPEDTex Team Members

Please note that Spedtex hours are 8-5, Monday through Friday.

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