News & Announcements
Please join us at our next Dyslexia and Increasing Inclusive Practices Overview virtual parent workshops! Click on the tilte of this article for more information. // ¡Únase a nosotros en nuestro próximo taller virtual para padres sobre dislexia y descripción general del aumento de prácticas inclusivas! Haga clic en el título de este artículo para obtener más información.
Parents of TK-12 students, we invite you to attend a one hour virtual workshop to explore a reading intervention program! // Haga clic en el título de este artículo para obtener información sobre el próximo taller para padres para aprender sobre un programa de intervención de lectura.
The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) Annual Budget Plan and Annual Service Plan for 2023-2024 was adopted by the Board on June 13, 2023 and submitted to the California Department of Education. Click on this article's title for more information and to access the Annual Budget and Service Plans 2023-24.//El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Los Ángeles (LAUSD), el Plan de Presupuesto Anual del Área del Plan Local de Educación Especial (SELPA) y el Plan de Servicio Anual para 2023-2024 fueron adoptados por la Junta el 13 de junio de 2023 y presentados al Departamento de Educación de California. Haga clic en el título de este artículo para obtener más información y acceder al Presupuesto Anual y Planes de Servicio 2023-24.
The purpose of Parent Counseling and Training (PCT), as a related service, is to offer parents information on child development, to enhance knowledge and understanding of their child’s special needs, and to assist in acquiring skills to support the implementation of their child’s Individualized Education Program (IEP). PCT is prescribed as part of the student’s IEP. Click on this article's title for more information.
COVID-19 Compensatory Education Plan
Students with disabilities are entitled to a free appropriate public education (FAPE).
The COVID-19 pandemic had a negative effect on schools resulting in learning disruption nationally. Students with disabilities may need Compensatory Education services to remedy any educational or other deficits that resulted from a student with an IEP or Section 504 plan not receiving the evaluations or services to which they were entitled during the COVID-19 pandemic. Students with disabilities may also need Recoupment Services to regain skills lost resulting from pandemic learning disruptions. The Los Angeles Unified School District has implemented two approaches for processes for addressing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic:
Compensatory Education- special education and related aids and services to remedy any educational or other deficits that resulted from a student with a disability (with either an IEP or Section 504 plan) not receiving the evaluations or services to which they were entitled during the COVID-19 pandemic. For further information about the COVID-19 Compensatory Education Plan, please refer to: https://www.lausd.org/compedplan.
Recoupment Services- additional supports offered to general and special education students to address potential learning loss caused by pandemic-related school facility closures. For further information about recoupment services, please refer to: https://www.lausd.org/spedrecoupment.
The Los Angeles Unified School District seeks to identify, locate, and evaluate children suspected of having a disability who may be eligible for special education services designed to meet their educational needs at no cost to families. This includes highly mobile children, migrant children, children experiencing homelessness, children who are wards of the state and children attending private schools located within LAUSD boundaries regardless of where they reside. All other children must live in the LAUSD attendance area.
State Measures & Guidelines
- State Performance Plan Indicator Guide
The State Performance Plan (SPP) is a six-year plan submitted to the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) by the California Department of Education (CDE). The current SPP spans Federal Fiscal Years (FFY) 2013-2018. This document will be updated once the new SPP is made available.
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FAX: (877) 339-2648
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Call Center hours have been updated to 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (PST).
Resources for Parents
- Useful Links
Information located in our Parents webpage
- Regional Center Contact Information
Eastern Los Angeles Regional Center
Centro Regional Los Angeles Zona Este
1000 South Fremont
Alhambra, CA 91802
Telephone: (626) 299-4700
Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center
Centro Regional Lanterman
3303 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Telephone: (213) 383-1300
Harbor Regional Center
Centro Regional Zona Harbor
21231 Hawthorne Boulevard
Torrance, CA 90503
Telephone: (310) 540-1711
North Los Angeles County Regional Center
Centro Regional del Condado de Los Angeles Zona Norte
9200 Oakdale Avenue, Suite 100
Chatsworth, CA 91311
Telephone: (818) 788-1900
South Central Los Angeles Regional Center
Centro Regional del Centro Sur de Los Angeles
2500 S. Western Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90018
Telephone: (213) 744-7000
Westside Regional Center
Centro Regional de Westside
5901 Green Valley Cir #320
Culver City, CA 90230
Telephone: (310) 258-4000
- Special Education & Career/Transition Centers
LAUSD Career and Transition Centers provide employment preparation, independent living skills, and social skills instruction to students ages 18-22, who are identified by Individual Education Program (IEP) teams as needing an alternate curriculum.
Visit https://www.lausd.org/Page/17048 for more information.
- Parent Newsletters 2022-2023
To access the parent newsletter, click on the link below for the edition you'd like to review. // Para acceder al boletín para padres, haga clic en el enlace a continuación para la edición que le gustaría revisar.
Los Angeles Unified School District ♦ Division of Special Education
333 South Beaudry Avenue, 17th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90017