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  Karen Whitworth (760) 631-8500 ex: 1123 Special Education

Phone: (760) 631-8500 ext. 1118

Special Education

SPED at Guajome

Teachers at a table for Special education

Resources

CENTER FOR PARENT INFORMATION AND RESOURCES

The Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR) serves as a central resource of information and products to the community of Parent Training Information (PTI) Centers and the Community Parent Resource Centers (CPRCs), so that they can focus their efforts on serving families of children with disabilities.

NATIONAL DISSEMINATION CENTER FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES (NICHCY)

NICHCY serves as a central source of information on disabilities in infants, toddlers, children, and youth. You’ll find easy-to-read information on IDEA, the law authorizing early intervention services and special education. 

GREAT SCHOOLS: LEARNING DISABILITIES AND DIFFICULTIES:

A Parent’s Guide for Helping Kids with Learning Differences.

THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR LEARNING DISABILITIES:

The National Center for Learning Disabilities works to ensure that the nation's 15 million children, adolescents and adults with learning disabilities have every opportunity to succeed in school, work and life. 

CHILDREN AND ADULTS WITH ATTENTION DEFICIT/HYPER ACTIVITY DISORDER (CHADD):

CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) is a non-profit organization serving individuals with AD/HD and their families and offer support for individuals, parents, teachers, professionals, and others. 

Special Education Local Plan Area

Community Advisory CommitTee (CAC)

El Dorado Charter SELPA’s Community Advisory Committee is a group formed to advise the Charter SELPA about the Special Education Local Plan, annual priorities, parent education, and other special education-related activities. The CAC is designed to be a dynamic collaborative partnership of educators, parents, and community members.

The CAC holds three business meetings annually to address topics of interest to families of children with disabilities and gather information to advise our Special Education Local Plan. 

Interested in joining the CAC?