• GETTING READY FOR AN INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAM (IEP) MEETING AND PREPARATORY ACTIVITIES

     

     

    THE SPECIAL EDUCATION PROCESS

     

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    DISTRICT BULLETINS, REFERENCE GUIDES, AND OTHER DISTRICT RESOURCES 

     

    Publications from the Division of Special Education

     

    Clerical Duties to Support Programs for Students with Disabilities

     

    Request for a Surrogate Parent Form

     

    BUL-059905.0:  Guidelines for Individualized Education Program (IEP) Teams when Students with Disabilities are Being Considered for Extended School Year (ESY) Programs and Services, October 23, 2018

    The purpose of this bulletin is to assist IEP teams in engaging in a meaningful, data driven discussion to determine when Extended School Year (ESY) services are necessary for the provision of a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) for students with disabilities.

     

    REF-6790.1:   Distribution of Revised Guide: A Parent’s Guide to Special Education Services (Including Procedural Rights and Safeguards), September 2018

    The purpose of this Reference Guide is to (a) notify schools of the revision of A Parent’s Guide to Special Education Services (Including Procedural Rights and Safeguards), September 2018, (b) provide information on the delivery of the revised Guides to schools, and (c) provide instructions on how to obtain additional copies of the Guide, as needed.

      

    BUL-5630.3:  Timeline for Completion of Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), October 6, 2014 

    The purpose of this Bulletin is to remind school site administrators, teachers, and related services providers of the required timelines for completing Individualized Education Programs (IEPs).

     

    BUL-4182.1:  Parent Participation at Individualized Education Program (IEP) Meetings for Students Suspected of ED, August 9, 2010

    It is the District’s policy, in accordance with the Modified Consent Decree (MCD), that parent participation at Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings for students suspected of Emotional Disturbance (ED) may include alternative forms of participation such as teleconferencing.

     

    REF-6790.1:   Distribution of Revised Guide: A Parent’s Guide to Special Education Services (Including Procedural Rights and Safeguards), September 2018

    The purpose of this Reference Guide is to (a) notify schools of the revision of A Parent’s Guide to Special Education Services (Including Procedural Rights and Safeguards), September 2018, (b) provide information on the delivery of the revised Guides to schools, and (c) provide instructions on how to obtain additional copies of the Guide, as needed.

     

    REF-1596.11:   Oral Interpretation at an Individualized Education Program (IEP) Team Meeting, September 10, 2018

    The purpose of this Reference Guide is to inform school administrators of the due date and procedures for completing and submitting the school roster of staff eligible to provide oral interpretation in the home language of the parent when requested at IEP team meetings. Included are procedures, forms, and resources to assist schools in providing oral interpretation at IEP team meetings when requested by a parent.

     

    REF-050495.0:   Guidelines for the Reintegration and Exit of Students from Eligibility for Special Education Supports and Services, June 7, 2018

    The purpose of this Reference Guide is to provide Individualized Education Program (IEP) school site teams with guidance on the procedures for the reintegration and exit of students from eligibility for special education supports and services.

     

    REF-6789.0:   Distribution of Revised Booklet: The IEP and You, September 2016, November 14, 2016 

    The purpose of this Reference Guide is to (a) notify schools of the revision of the IEP and You booklet, (b) provide information on the delivery of the revised Booklet to schools, and (c) provide instructions on how to obtain additional copies of the Booklet, as needed.

      

    REF-6125.1:    “The ITP and You”, Booklet and Information Guide, August 15, 2016

    The purpose of this Reference Guide is to provide secondary administrators and instructional staff information and instructions for ordering and distributing the updated “The ITP and You” booklet and informational guide.

     

    REF-6672.0:   New Individualized Education Program (IEP) Team Meeting Requirements – Spring 2016, April 4, 2016

    The purpose of this Reference Guide is to notify IEP Teams of new requirements mandated in a corrective action by the Modified Consent Decree Office of the Independent Monitor.

     

    REF-6047.1Matriculation of Students with Disabilities into the Catchment Area of a Zone of Choice, February 22, 2016

    The purpose of this Reference Guide is to provide schools with information on the matriculation guidelines to follow when a student with disabilities resides within the attendance area of a Zone of Choice.

     

    REF-4568.1:   Service Completion Criteria for Speech Language Impairment (SLI) Eligibility and Language and Speech (LAS) Services, August 24, 2015

    The purpose of this Reference Guide is to assist IEP teams in following the California Education Code requirements when considering the status of service completion (dismissal) for students who have been identified as having a primary eligibility of Speech Language Impairment (SLI) or who have received Language and Speech (LAS) services as a support to a primary eligibility for special education. This reference guide will assist school site IEP teams and other personnel to appropriately meet the communication needs of students in the least restrictive environment.

     

    REF-5972.1Matriculation Procedural Guidelines for Students with Disabilities Residing Within the Catchment Area of a Conversion Independent Charter School or Public School of Choice Charter School, July 27, 2015

    The purpose of this Reference Guide is to provide information to schools about the matriculation procedural guidelines to follow when a student with disabilities resides within the attendance area of a conversion independent charter school or Public School of Choice charter school.

     

    REF-2683.1Clarification of School Site Administrator Responsibilities at an Individualized Education Program (IEP) Meeting When a Student Receives Only One Related Service, January 26, 2015

    The purpose of this Reference Guide is to provide updated clarification of the responsibilities of school site administrators at individualized education program (IEP) meetings when a student receives only one related service.

     

    REF-6275.0:   Guidelines for Individualized Educational Program (IEP) Teams When  Considering a Recommendation to Instruct a Student Using an Alternate Curriculum, April 7, 2014

    The purpose of this reference guide is to provide guidance to IEP teams when considering a recommendation to instruct a student with a disability using an alternate curriculum. 

     

    REF-6033.0School Placement for Students with Individualized Education Programs who are in Foster Care, April 8, 2013

    The purpose of this Reference Guide is twofold: (a) to inform District staff working with students with disabilities of recent changes to the California Education Code as a result of the passage of Senate Bill 121, which addresses school placement for foster youth with an Individualized Education Program (IEP); and (b) to provide District staff working with students with disabilities procedures that conform to legal requirements for working with foster parents who determine that their student should be placed in an educational program other than a program operated by the school district/local educational agency (LEA). 

       

    REF-4949.0:  IEP Team Guidelines for Determining Appropriate LAS (Language and Speech) Services, December 7, 2009

    The purpose of this Reference Guide is to provide school site Individualized Education Program (IEP) teams with guidelines for determining appropriate speech and language services.

     

    REF-4922.0:  IEP Team Guidelines for Determining Appropriate Related Services, October 26, 2009

    The purpose of this Reference Guide is to provide school site Individualized Education Program (IEP) Teams with guidelines for determining appropriate related services.

     

    REF-3804.0:  Individualized Education Program (IEP) Team Membership Requirements and the IEP Team Member Excusal, July 23, 2007

    In accordance with specific criteria defined in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) an IEP team member may be excused from attending an IEP meeting if the parent agrees in writing. An IEP Team Member Excusal Form is available in the “Documents” section on the home page of the Welligent IEP system.

     

    REF-1233.0:  English/Spanish Glossary of Special Education Terms, January 26, 2005

    The purpose of this Reference Guide is to provide schools with a copy of the District’s “English/Spanish Glossary of LAUSD Terminology” which includes special education terms and phrases for schools to use in oral or written translation for Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings, IEP documents and other communication with parents where translation from English to Spanish is necessary. In addition, a web address is provided so that this valuable glossary can be downloaded at no cost from the internet. 

     

    IEP Preparation and Process 2018-2019 (ppt.)

     

    Writing the Present Levels of Performance for Students on the General Education Curriculum (Uploaded 10.10.18)