Supporting All ChildrenOur Work with Children with Special Needs
Part A General Provisions Part B Assistance for Education of all Children with Disabilities Part C Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities Part D National Activities to Improve Education of Children with Disabilities
Early Start (ages 0-2.9)Teachers, parents, health workers to….. San Andreas Regional Center (800) 404 5900 or fax medical/developmental information (408) 392-3821Preschool ( ages 2.9 -5)Parents to….. School district AND San Andreas Regional Center Intake Coordinator ( 408) 374-9960
EARLY START ELIGIBILITY (AGES 0-2.9) EDUCATION ELIGIBILITY ( AGES 0-2.9) Ages Birth -23 months: 33% Autism developmental delay in one or Deaf-Blindness Deafness more domain Emotional Disturbance Hearing Impairment Ages 24-33 months: 50% Mental Retardation delay in any one of the Multiple Disabilities domains OR 33% delay in two Orthopedic Impairment or more domains. Other Health Impairment Specific Learning Disability Speech Language Traumatic Brain Injury Visual Impairment
Students with disabilities receive their education in a regular classroom environment to the maximum extent appropriate or , to the extent such placement is not appropriate, in an environment with the least possible amount of segregation from the non disables students’ nondisabled peers and community.
Special Education classes ( School District) Hospitals Special schools Private schools Home Instruction Parent Cooperatives Adult Education Libraries, play groups, restaurant, teen parenting….. Federal program: Head Start (must be income eligible) State program: State preschoolMandate: Must receive services with children who do not have a disability. ( Least Restrictive Environment)
An individual with a disability means any person age 3-22 has: mental or physical impairment which substantially limits one or more of major life activity; a record of such an impairment; or is regarded as having such an impairmentUnder Section 504, impairment may include any disorder or disability that “substantially” reduces a student’s ability to access learning in the educational environment because of a learning or behavior related condition
INCLUSION MAINSTREAMING Understood to mean that Used in initial years (1974) children receive at least a of IDEA, but “inclusion” is certain portion of his/her the preferred more education in a regular “politically correct” term. classroom.