Special Needs Advocacy Network, Inc. (SPaN)


Welcome. We have created our Web site to provide information and resources to advocates, parents, and other professionals.

SPaN's 2013 Annual Report is released Click here to read it.

Special Announcement from SPaN's Credentials Committee  regarding the revised required continuing education hours click here

NEW Credit Hours Requirement FAQs

Texas "advocate bill":  The Texas House of Representatives passed the “advocate bill" today. It has already passed the Senate. The bill enables non-attorneys to represent parents in due process hearings. As it has passed the House and Senate by more than 2/3 majority, it goes in effect immediately. Click here for more information.

New Benefit for SPaN Members:  We are pleased to present you an opportunity to apply for individual disability income insurance from Ohio National at a 15% discount for SPaN members.  For more details, visit our Members Only page.   

We hope you enjoy this site and visit often as we continue to build and offer expanded services 


Register today for "An Evening with SpEd Attorneys, Tim Sindelar and Dan Heffernan on April 30, 2013.  For more information click here

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To the children without whom we may never have shared, learned or met    SPAN would like to acknowledge and thank Donna Murphy as this site's original creator, and Renee B. Williams as its present designer

SPAN Web site was launched on September 16, 2002
SPecial Needs Advocacy Network (SPAN)
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