Announcements

This page is where we will post various resources and announcements related to special education and students with special needs.

Spring - Special Education Parent Trainings by LAUSD

posted Jan 29, 2014, 8:04 AM by Unknown user

Each month LAUSD holds different trainings for parents of students with IEPs. To find out more about these you can visit their website at http://sped.lausd.net/families/parent-training-calendar. Some of the topics covered include:
  • Stress Management for Parents of Students with Special Needs (Feb 5th)
  • Understanding Your Child’s Test Scores” Psychological Assessments, Standardized Testing (CST and CMA) (Feb 12th)
  • Special Education Modified Consent Decree (MCD) Parent Training (several dates)
  • Providing Social Skills Support to Students along the Autism Spectrum: An Interactive Workshop (12th)
  • Autism: Behavior, Instruction, and Support (April 2nd)
  • Can We Talk? A Parent’s Guide to Effective Communication with Their Child (April 9th)
  • Educational Support for Students with Hearing and Visual Impairments (May 14th)
  • Safety Awareness for Parents of Students with Special Needs (May 21st)
  • Review of Current Year and Planning for New School Year (June 4th)

Fall - Special Education Parent Trainings by LAUSD

posted Sep 2, 2013, 3:55 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Jan 29, 2014, 8:04 AM ]

Each month LAUSD holds different trainings for parents of students with IEPs. To find out more about these you can visit their website at http://sped.lausd.net/families/parent-training-calendar. Some of the topics covered include:

  • Effectively Supporting Students with Special Education Needs Enrolled in Charter Schools
  • Bullying and Students with Special Needs
  • Suspension and Expulsion Guidelines
  • Providing Positive Behavior Supports for Students with Special Needs
  • How to Work Collaboratively with School Site Personnel in Addressing Concerns Regarding Your Child
  • Getting Involved with the Special Education Community Advisory Committee



May LAUSD Parent Trainings

posted May 10, 2013, 1:12 PM by Unknown user

Each month LAUSD does a variety of trainings for parents of students with IEPs. To learn about these trainings please visit the LAUSD Division of Special Education Parent Training Office website at http://sped.lausd.net/sepg2s/pg3_parentcalendar.htm Here is the list of trainings for May.


May 8, 2013 - 9:30 a.m.  - 12:00 p.m., Parent Resource Network / Complaint Response Unit Training Meeting LAUSD Beaudry Office – 333 South Beaudry Avenue, Second Floor, Room 02-131, Los Angeles, CA  90017
Topic:  The Resilience of the Human Spirit
For further information call 1-800-933-8133

May 15, 2013 - 9:30 a.m.  - 1:00 p.m., Community Advisory Committee (CAC)
Parent Community Services Branch – Auditorium, 1360 W. Temple St., Los Angeles, CA 90026
Topic: Providing Transition Support for Students 
For further information call (213) 241-6701
MAY - 2013 CAC flyer ENGLISH SPANISH


de mayo del 2013  - 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Reunión de Capacitación – La Unidad de Repuesta ante las Quejas / Red de Recursos para Padres  Oficinas Centrales de Beaudry – 333 S. Beaudry Ave., Segundo Piso, Salón 02-131, 
Los Ángeles, CA 90017 
Tema: La Resistencia del Espíritu Humano
Para más información, llame al 1-800-933-8133

15 de mayo del 2013 - 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Comité Asesor Comunitario (CAC por sus siglas en Inglés)
Oficina de Servicios para Padres y la Comunidad (PCSB) - Auditorio 1360 W. Temple St., Los Ángeles, CA 90026
Tema: Apoyos de Transición Para Los Alumnos 
Para más información, llame al (213) 241-6701
MAY - 2013 CAC flyer ENGLISH SPANISH

March & April LAUSD Parent Trainings

posted Mar 12, 2013, 6:28 PM by Unknown user

Each month LAUSD does a variety of trainings for parents of students with IEPs. To learn about these trainings please visit the LAUSD Division of Special Education Parent Training Office website at http://sped.lausd.net/sepg2s/pg3_parentcalendar.htm Here is the list of trainings for March and April.

March 6, 2013 9:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m., Community Advisory Committee (CAC) Meeting Parent Community Services Branch – Auditorium, 1360 W. Temple St., Los Angeles, CA 90026 Topic: Autism- Behavior For further information call (213) 241- 6701

March 13, 2013 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Parent Resource Network/Complaint Response Unit Training Meeting LAUSD Beaudry Office – 333 South Beaudry Avenue, Second Floor, Room 02-131, Los Angeles, CA 90017.

Topic: The Modified Consent Decree: History and Current Status
For further information call 1- 800 - 933 - 8133

April 3, 2013 9:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m., Community Advisory Committee (CAC) Meeting Parent Community Services Branch – Auditorium, 1360 W. Temple St., Los Angeles, CA 90026 Topic: Autism- Behavior For further information call (213) 241- 6701

April 10, 2013 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Parent Resource Network/Complaint Response Unit Training Meeting LAUSD Beaudry Office – 333 South Beaudry Avenue, Second Floor, Room 02-131, Los Angeles, CA 90017. Topic: Depression in Children and Adolescents For further information call 1- 800 - 933 – 8133

April 20, 2013 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Parent Resource Network/Complaint Response Unit Training Meeting LAUSD Beaudry Office – 333 South Beaudry Avenue, Second Floor, Room 02-131, Los Angeles, CA 90017. (Saturday) Topic: Understanding Learning Disabilities For further information call 1- 800 - 933 – 8133 

February LAUSD Parent Trainings

posted Jan 25, 2013, 2:13 PM by Unknown user

Each month LAUSD does a variety of trainings for parents of students with IEPs. To learn about these trainings please visit the LAUSD Division of Special Education Parent Training Office website at http://sped.lausd.net/sepg2s/pg3_parentcalendar.htm Here is the list of trainings for February.

February 6, 2013 9:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m., Community Advisory Committee (CAC) Meeting Parent Community Service Branch Auditorium 1360 W. Temple St., Los Angeles, CA  90026.  
Topic: Assistive Techonology Lending Library-Part 2
 For further information call (213) 241- 6701
 Feb - 2013 CAC flyer ENGLISH SPANISH

February 13, 2013 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Parent Resource Network/Complaint Response Unit Training Meeting  LAUSD Beaudry Office – 333 South Beaudry Avenue, Second Floor, Room 02-131, Los Angeles, CA  90017.  
Topic: Response to Instruction and Intervention (RT1-2) and Core Curriculum  
For further information call 1- 800 - 933 - 8133

December LAUSD Parent Trainings

posted Dec 3, 2012, 11:00 AM by Unknown user

Each month LAUSD does a variety of trainings for parents of students with IEPs. To learn about these trainings please visit the LAUSD Division of Special Education Parent Training Office website at http://sped.lausd.net/sepg2s/pg3_parentcalendar.htm Here is the list of trainings for December.

December 2012

December 5, 2012 – 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Community Advisory Committee (CAC) Meeting, Perez Special Education Center – Multipurpose Room 4540 Michigan Ave., Los Angeles, CA  90022.  Topic:  Working Collaboratively with School:  Being Prepared for an IEP.  For further information contact Vixente Medrano at (213) 241- 6701.

December 12, 2012 – 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Parent Resource Network / Complaint Response Unit Training Meeting LAUSD Beaudry Office – 333 South Beaudry Avenue, Second Floor, Room 02-131, Los Angeles, CA  90017.  Topic: Supporting the Transition of Students with Special Needs from Correctional Facilities to their Home and School.  For further information call 1- 800 - 933 - 8133.


Diciembre 2012

5 de Diciembre del 2012  –  9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Comité Asesor Comunitario (CAC por sus siglas en Inglés), Perez Special Education Center – Sala de Usos Múltiples 4540 Michigan Ave., Los Ángeles, CA  90022. Tema: Trabajando en Colaboración con las Escuelas – Estar Preparado para un IEP.  Para mayor información comuníquese con Vixente Medrano al (213) 241- 6701.

12 de Diciembre del 2012  –  9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Reunión de Capacitación - La Unidad de Respuesta ante las Quejas / Red de Recursos para Padres  LAUSD, Oficinas Centrales de Beaudry  – 333 S. Beaudry Ave., Segundo Piso, Salón 02-131, Los Ángeles, CA 90017.  Tema:  Cómo Apoyar la Transición de Estudiantes con Necesidades Especiales que Salen de los Centros Correccionales a su Hogar y/o Escuela.  Para mayor información llamar al 1- 800 - 933 - 8133.

November LAUSD Special Ed Parent Trainings

posted Oct 19, 2012, 1:43 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Oct 19, 2012, 1:45 PM ]

Each month LAUSD does a variety of trainings for parents of students with IEPs. To learn about these trainings please visit the LAUSD Division of Special Education Parent Training Office website at http://sped.lausd.net/sepg2s/pg3_parentcalendar.htm Here is the list of trainings for November.

November 2012

November 1, 2012 – 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Educational Service Center – North Fall 2012 Modified Consent Decree Special Education Parent Training Leichman Special Education Center – Multipurpose Room, 19034 Gault St., Reseda, CA 91335. For further information contact Vixente Medrano at (213) 241 – 6701.


November 1, 2012  –  8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Educational Service Center – West  Fall 2012 Modified Consent Decree Special Education Parent Training  Marlton School – Room TBD, 4000 Santo Tomas Dr. Los Angeles, CA 90008.  For further information contact Vixente Medrano at (213) 241 – 6701.

 

November 2, 2012  –  8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Educational Service Center – East  Fall 2012 Modified Consent Decree Special Education Parent Training  Perez Special Education Center - Room S-22, 4540 Michigan Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90022.  For further information contact Vixente Medrano at (213) 241 – 6701

 

November 7, 2012  –  9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Community Advisory Committee (CAC) Meeting, Perez Special Education Center – Multipurpose Room. 4540 Michigan Ave., Los Angeles, CA  90022.  Topic: Working Collaboratively – Parents Supporting Parents.  For further information contact Vixente Medrano at (213) 241- 6701.

 

November 9, 2012  –  8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Educational Service Center – South  Fall 2012 Modified Consent Decree Special Education Parent Training  Holmes Avenue Elementary School - Parent Center.  5108 Holmes Ave. Los Angeles, CA  90058.  For further information contact Vixente Medrano at (213) 241 – 6701.

 

November 14, 2012  –  9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Parent Resource Network / Complaint Response Unit Training Meeting.  LAUSD Beaudry Office – 333 South Beaudry Avenue, Second Floor, Room 02-131, Los Angeles, CA  90017.  Topic: Delivery of Services to Students with Autism Disorder.  For further information call 1- 800 - 933 - 8133.


Noviembre 2012

1 de Noviembre del 2012  –  8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Centro de Servicio Educativo – Norte  Otoño 2012 Capacitación para Padres sobre la Educación Especial del Decreto por Consentimiento Modificado   Leichman Special Education Center – Sala de Usos Múltiples, 19034 Gault St., Reseda, CA  91335.  Para mayor información comuníquese con Vixente Medrano al (213) 241 – 6701.

 

1 de Noviembre del 2012  –  8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Centro de Servicio Educativo – Oeste  Otoño 2012 Capacitación para Padres sobre la Educación Especial del Decreto por Consentimiento Modificado   Marlton School – Salón por determinar, 4000 Santo Tomas Dr. Los Ángeles, CA 90008.  Para mayor información comuníquese con Vixente Medrano al (213) 241 - 6701

 

2 de Noviembre del 2012  –  8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Centro de Servicio Educativo – Este  Otoño 2012 Capacitación para Padres sobre la Educación Especial del Decreto por Consentimiento Modificado  Perez Special Education Center - Salón S-22, 4540 Michigan Ave. Los Ángeles, CA 90022.  Para mayor información comuníquese con Vixente Medrano al (213) 241 - 6701

 

7 de Noviembre del 2012  –  8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Comité Asesor Comunitario (CAC por sus siglas en Inglés), Perez Special Education Center- Sala de Usos Múltiples. 4540 Michigan Ave., Los Ángeles, CA  90022. Tema: Trabajando en Colaboración – Padres Apoyando a Padres.  Para mayor información comuníquese con Vixente Medrano al (213) 241- 6701.

 

9 de Noviembre del 2012  –  8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Centro de Servicio Educativo – Sur  Otoño 2012 Capacitación para Padres sobre la Educación Especial del Decreto por Consentimiento Modificado  Holmes Elementary School - Centro de Padres, 5108 Holmes Ave.  Los Ángeles, CA  90058.  Para mayor información comuníquese con Vixente Medrano al (213) 241 – 6701.

 

14 de Noviembre del 2012  –  9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Reunión de Capacitación - La Unidad de Respuesta ante las Quejas / Red de Recursos para Padres.  LAUSD, Oficinas Centrales de Beaudry  – 333 S. Beaudry Ave., Segundo Piso, Salón 02-131, Los Ángeles, CA 90017.  Tema: Prestación de Servicios para los Estudiantes con el Trastorno del Autismo.  Para mayor información llamar al 1- 800 - 933 - 8133.

Welcome Back 2012 - Please Read

posted Aug 10, 2012, 3:36 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Aug 10, 2012, 4:42 PM ]

Welcome back 7th and 8th grade families and welcome to our new 6th and 7th grade families. If you are the parent of a student with disability there is some important info we want to get out to you at the beginning of the school year. There is also information here for parents of students without disabilities.


1. LAUSD Special Educaiton Parent Training Calendar

Each month LAUSD does a variety of trainings for parents of students with IEPs. To learn about these trainings please visit the LAUSD Division of Special Education Parent Training Office website at http://sped.lausd.net/sepg2s/pg3_parentcalendar.htm OR see attached calendar. 


2. LAUSD Complaint Response Unit (CRU)/Parent Resource Network (PRN)

The Los Angeles Unified School District (based on Modified Consent Decree requirements) established the Complaint Response Unit (CRU)/Parent Resource Network (PRN) in the Division of Special Education to respond to concerns of parents of students with disabilities. CRU/PRN services may be accessed by calling (800) 933-8133, or by visiting the Unit at the administrative offices of the Los Angeles Unified School District, located at 333 South Beaudry, 17th Floor, Los Angeles, 90017. The Unit is responsible for accurately recording all parent inquiries and complaints that are received by telephone or in writing. Through the Unit, the District provides parents with a written response in one of four ways. To learn more about it please read and the attached letter and flyer and/or visit the Complaint Response Unit/Parent Resource Network website at http://sped.lausd.net/sepg2s/pg3_cruprn.htm.


3. Section 504 and Students with Disabilities

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504) is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination/harassment on the basis of a disability in any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance, such as public schools. Under Section 504, a plan may be developed to assist those students with disabilities who do not qualify for Special Education services but who may need accommodations that can be provided to them within the general education program. For more information go to http://www.lausd.k12.ca.us/lausd/offices/eec/section504.htm or see the attached brochure.


4. Are you Puzzled by Your Child's Special Needs?
This is another information brochure from LAUSD with general information about disabilities and Special Educaiton services. See attached brochure.



1. ParentTrainingTopics_2012-13
2.1 Complaint Response Unit Notification Letter 12-13
2.2 Complaint Response Unit (CRU)/Parent Resource Network (PRN) Brouchure
3.1 Section 504 Brochure - English
3.2 Section 504 Brochure - Español
4. Are you Puzzled by Your Child's Special Needs? Brochure

LAUSD Complaint Response Unit/Parent Resource Network

posted Feb 8, 2012, 10:43 AM by Unknown user

The Los Angeles Unified School District (based on Modified Consent Decree requirements) established the Complaint Response Unit (CRU)/Parent Resource Network (PRN) in the Division of Special Education to respond to concerns of parents of students with disabilities. CRU/PRN services may be accessed by calling (800) 933-8133, or by visiting the Unit at the administrative offices of the Los Angeles Unified School District, located at 333 South Beaudry, 17th Floor, Los Angeles, 90017. The Unit is responsible for accurately recording all parent inquiries and complaints that are received by telephone or in writing. Through the Unit, the District provides parents with a written response in one of four ways. To learn more about it please read and the attached letter and flyer and/or visit the Complaint Response Unit/Parent Resource Network website at http://sped.lausd.net/sepg2s/pg3_cruprn.htm.

LAUSD Parent Trainings

posted Feb 8, 2012, 10:33 AM by Unknown user

Each month LAUSD does a variety of trainings for parents of students with IEPs. To learn about these trainings please visit the LAUSD Division of Special Education Parent Training Office website at http://sped.lausd.net/sepg2s/pg3_parentcalendar.htm.

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