DEVELOPING A SPECIAL EDUCATION ASSESSMENT PLAN
THE SPECIAL EDUCATION PROCESS
DISTRICT BULLETINS, REFERENCE GUIDES, AND OTHER DISTRICT RESOURCES
Publications from the Division of Education
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), at Title 34 CFR 300.503, permits local education agencies to review and consider the appropriateness of requests for special education evaluation. This Bulletin provides guidance and procedures to schools reviewing such requests for evaluation.
BUL-5577.1: Counseling and Educationally Related Intensive Counseling Services (ERICS) for Students with Disabilities, July 21, 2014
The purpose of this Bulletin is to inform IEP teams of the change in name of the special education related service from Educationally Related Mental Health Services (ERMHS) to Educationally Related Intensive Counseling Services (ERICS) and to provide updated procedures regarding referral and assessment for Counseling or ERICS as related service for students with disabilities.
REF-715.2: Assessment Plans for Related Services, April 29, 2019
The purpose of this reference guide is to provide updated information to schools regarding the 48-hour notification requirement to related services providers when a school receives a signed assessment plan in any related services area.
REF-6790.1: Distribution of Revised Guide: A Parent's Guide to Special Education Services (Including Procedural Rights and Safeguards), September 2018, September 24, 2018
The purpose of this Reference Guide is to (a) notify schools of the revision of A Parent’s Guide to Special Education Services (Including Procedural Rights and Safeguards), September 2018, (b) provide information on the delivery of the revised Guides to schools, and (c) provide instructions on how to obtain additional copies of the Guide, as needed.
REF-5195.1: Special Education Assessments for Students Attending LAUSD on General Education Inter-district Permits, October 17, 2016
The purpose of this Reference Guide is to inform school and central office personnel of the following: (1) requests for initial assessment for Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) resident students attending school in another school district on a general education inter-district permit shall be the responsibility of the district of attendance; and (2) requests for initial assessment for out-of-district resident students attending school in LAUSD on a general education inter-district permit shall be the responsibility of the LAUSD school of attendance.
REF-5527.0: Visually Impaired Program: Referral, Assessment, and Scope of Service, June 28, 2011
The purpose of this Reference Guide is to provide guidelines to administrators, certificated staff, school psychologists, and school nurses in regard to the process for referral and assessment for determining eligibility for services from the Visually Impaired (VI) Program. The scope of services offered by the VI program is also briefly described.
REF-2371.0: Procedures for Requesting Additional Special Education Assessment Support, February 13, 2006
The purpose of this Reference Guide is to provide procedures for school site administrators to follow when requesting additional support for the timely completion of special education assessments.