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Special Education Program


If you'd like more information regarding our Special Education program, please contact Ms. Bugarin.

For information regarding 504 Plans, contact Ms. Lesure, Assistant Principal

District Parent Meeting 2016-2017

October 2016

Families / Local District West Calendar 2016-2017

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10/20/2016 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM Autism Workshop Series

Location: 52nd Street ES

Autism Workshop Series

 This workshop series consists of five 2-hour sessions:  9/29, 10/6, 10/20, 11/3, 12/1

Session I: Evidence-Based Practices for Autism Spectrum Disorder

This workshop will provide information and process of how to begin to implement some of the 27 evidence based practices (EBPs) at home, school and across other settings for children, youth, and young adults with ASD recommended by the National Professional Development Center on ASD.

Session II: Behavior Acquisition to Increase Independence

This workshop will address the WHYs of behavior and provide strategies for the teaching and learning of replacement behavior.

Session III: Strategies for Supporting Communication

This workshop will address two aspects of ASD: language and communication characteristics, focusing on the development and differences, and providing some guidance on solutions to improve functioning at home, and in school and in the community.

Session IV: Understanding the Learning Process of Social Communication

This workshop will address the core areas of impairment that impact an individual with ASD for successful social communication.  It will also provide practical strategies for families to use to help improve their children skills in social communication.

Session V: Understanding High-Functioning Autism (HFA)

This workshop will give an overview of HFA and core areas of impairment.  It will also address six areas corresponding to the core impairments: social relationships, communication, imagination/rigidity, sensory/motor difficulties, and work skills.  For each area there will be guidance on solutions to improve functioning at home, in school and in the community.

10/25/2016 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Activities to Develop Functional Use for School Performance

Location: Western Avenue ES

Activities to Develop Functional Use for School Performance


This workshop will provide an overview of school based physical therapy. The presentation will focus on simple strategies to support access to the educational environment, healthy sitting posture and the benefits of daily exercise. The sessions will include interactive activities and handout will be provided.

10/25/2016 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM How Movement Helps Students in the School Setting

Location: Western Avenue ES

Ms. Bugarin, Special Education Lead Teacher


(310) 338-2406

Kimberly Lesure, Assistant Principal


(310) 338-2421