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Special Education

Special Education Advocacy Services for Students With Disabilities

RCAL Special Education Advocates offer support to parents of children with all kinds of disabilities — emotional, social, learning, sensory — not just physical disabilities. Bilingual (English/Spanish) assistance is available. Se habla Español.

Advocacy for:

  • Early Intervention

  • Preschool

  • Kindergarten – High School

  • Transition Planning


  • Parental Support

  • Information

  • Referrals

  • Workshops

We Believe:

. . . In the philosophy of educational integration for all students with disabilities.

. . . That all students should be offered many opportunities that prepare them to live and participate in the real world.

We Help:

. . . Parents, students and school districts coordinate reasonable, appropriate, inclusive educational programs.

Special Education Advocacy assistance is available to parents of children with disabilities seeking aid fro educational systems and other areas as needed. Workshops on CSE Process, IEPs, Self-advocacy, as well as individual disabilities are offered at the Center.

Service Coordination supports people with developmental disabilities in identifying and obtaining supports and services through choice and self-determination. Assists in all areas including work, finances, friends, leisure activities, medical issues and living arrangements.

Transition Planning assistance, information and resources for school-age students, their parents and family members, in preparation for the transition to adult life and services, post-secondary education and/or training, employment and independent living.

For more information, please visit our links below regarding:

  • Special Education Tips

  • School Health Services

Worried about your child’s progress at school?
Come to a Special Education Rights Workshop at RCAL

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