The Right to Learn Program
Special Education Advocacy Support Services

This program is for students with disabilities, ages 3 - 21, their families and the professionals in the community serving them. Most services are offered in English and Spanish. We strive to ensure that students with special needs receive a free, appropriate education in the least restrictive environment

Parents and Professionals as the Most Effective Advocates

Our goal is to make parents and professionals the most independent, effective advocates for a child's special education needs

● Educational Information and Referral over the phone and email for families and professionals.




Karen Snead: Director of Education
Toni Pompa-Rodriguez: Advocate
Myrta Torres: Advocate
Jacqueline Clark-Advocate

Irene Gonzalez: Intake Coordinator

Direct, Advocacy Assistance for Families
(in English and Spanish)

● Help in making parent referrals for special education in public schools.


Assistance in preparing for ARD meetings including services such as:
    - Phone consultation
    - Review of special education plans including goals, school evaluations, services and placement
    - Individualized student recommendations based on document review to ensure appropriate school services

INTAKE REQUIRED (there may be a waiting list placement for service due to community demand for low cost services)
Contact Irene Gonzalez
(713-957-1600 ext. 118)
or fill fill out the form below
and submit it

Our Special Education Trainings
Give Participants the Tools to Be Great, Independent Advocates for Children

Special Education 101 - Offered 1 x per month
Great overview of the rights and laws governing students with disabilities in public schools, explanation of the special education referral process, district evaluations to determine eligibility, ARD meetings and a comprehensive overview of the important factors to consider when creating special education plans.(more information)

Varied Special Education Presentations - Offered 1 x per month on subjects such as Autism and Special Education Needs, How to Write Meaningful Special Education Goals and Differences between IDEA and Section 504 Services


Contact Us

Tel: 713-957-1600 

Email: info@thearc