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Special Education

Special education is instruction specifically designed to address the educational and related developmental needs of children with disabilities.

This includes early intervention services for preschool students starting at age three and services for school age children in grades TK-8.

For students with Individual Education Plans, instruction is based on the core curriculum. The IEP team documents modifications and/or accommodations/ adaptations, teaching strategies, as well as other support systems that may help the student.

Parents of children with disabilities from ages three through twenty-one have specific educational rights under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). These rights are called procedural safeguards. Individuals serving as surrogate parents and students aged eighteen receiving special education services are also entitled to these rights.

Notice of Procedural Safeguards

Notice of Procedural Safeguards SPANISH


Cambrian School District is part of the Special Education Local Plan Area III (SELPA III), which coordinates with school districts and the County Office of Education to provide a continuum of programs and services for individuals with disabilities, from birth through 22 years of age. Below are links to the various sections of the Local Plan and Procedural Handbook. 

Local Plan

Section A - Certification 

Section B - Governance and Administration 2021-24

Section C - Annual Assurances Support Plan (Under Development)

Section D - Annual Budget Plan

Section E - Annual Service Plan