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    Update from the Chief of Special Education, Equity and Access

    March 23, 2020

    Dear LAUSD Special Education Community,

    As we are adapting to the new challenges brought forth by COVID- 19, we wanted to reassure our community and all of our stakeholders that LAUSD is committed to supporting students with disabilities during this difficult time.

    We have drafted responses to a series of frequently asked questions.  Please click to access the FAQs. In addition, our Related Services and Instructional Support teams are working diligently on devising a plan to provide alternative support options to students in accordance with social distancing requirements.  More information will be forthcoming as plans are finalized.  Please continue to utilize the resources available on the Division of Special Education website.

    Thank you for your understanding, flexibility and support.

    Anthony Aguilar

    Chief of Special Education, Equity and Access        


    23 de marzo de  2020

    Estimada Comunidad de Educación Especial del LAUSD,

    A medida que nos adaptamos a los nuevos desafíos planteados por COVID- 19, queríamos asegurarles a nuestra comunidad y a todas las partes interesadas que el LAUSD está comprometido a apoyar a los estudiantes con discapacidades durante este momento difícil.

    Hemos redactado respuestas a una serie de preguntas frecuentes. Haga clic para acceder a las Preguntas Frecuentes. A trabajar además nuestros equipos de Servicios Afines y de Apoyo Educativo están trabajando diligentemente en la elaboración de un plan para proporcionar opciones alternativas de apoyo a los estudiantes de acuerdo con los requisitos de distanciamiento social. Se proporcionará más información a medida que se finalicen los planes. Continúe utilizando los recursos disponibles en el sitio web de la División de Educación Especial.

    Gracias por su comprensión, flexibilidad y apoyo.

    Anthony Aguilar

    Jefe de Educación Especial, Equidad y Acceso


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    Current CCS locations affected by LAUSD school closures:
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    Huntington Park MTU – San Antonio Elementary
    Pacific Blvd MTU – Pacific Blvd School
    Mar Vista MTU – McBride/Grand View
    Perez MTU – Perez Career and Transition Center
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