The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for infants and toddlers with Auditory and/or Visual Impairments (AI/VI) between the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services, Division for Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) Services and the Texas Education Agency (TEA) sets out the standards and funding agreement between TEA and ECI for AI/VI services for children birth to age three.
The purposes of the AI/VI MOU is to define roles and responsibilities between the ECI and the TEA within the respective federal and state mandates; enhance interagency collaboration and relationships; and coordinate an effective system of activities, policies and procedures between the TEA and the ECI which guide and support the development and implementation of services to infants and toddlers, birth through age three, who have auditory and/or visual impairments.
AI/VI Memorandum of Understanding
Cover Letter | AI/VI MOU | AI/VI Frequently Asked Questions
AI/VI MOU and Question & Answer PowerPoint Presentation
Each of the twenty regional education service centers (ESC) in Texas has a contact person who provides technical assistance in the area of students with visual impairments (VI) and a contact person who provides technical assistance in the area of students with auditory impairments (AI). The ESCs are the first point of contact for any technical assistance regarding special education and related services to students with disabilities, including students with visual and/or auditory impairments.
Download the free Adobe Acrobat Reader
Division of Federal and State Education Policy
1701 North Congress Avenue | Austin, Texas 78701-1494
Telephone: 512.463.9414 | Fax: 512.463.9560