Balboa High school

Special Education

Resources for Parents
January 2011
 

San Francisco Unified School District
Special Education Services

750 - 25th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94121
Phone: 415-379-7612
Fax: 415-750-8690


Find us on the Web:
http://portal.sfusd.edu/template/default.cfm?page=chief_academic.special_ed
 
Are you concerned about a young child's development?
The Reason For Concern Brochure can help you see if your child's development is like that of other children the same age.

English       http://www.dds.ca.gov/EarlyStart/docs/ReasonsForConcern_English.pdf
Spanish      http://www.dds.ca.gov/EarlyStart/docs/ReasonsForConcern_Spanish.pdf
Chinese      http://www.dds.ca.gov/EarlyStart/docs/ReasonsForConcern_Chinese.pdf   
Hmong        http://www.dds.ca.gov/EarlyStart/docs/ReasonsForConcern_Hmong.pdf
Vietnamese http://www.dds.ca.gov/EarlyStart/docs/ReasonsForConcern_Vietnamese.pdf

Does Your Child Need Help?
Special Education Assessment Information
All children develop at different rates and in different ways. If you think that your child may have a disability, please read the information below.

English    http://portal.sfusd.edu/template/default.cfm?page=chief_academic.special_ed.parent_help
Spanish   http://portal.sfusd.edu/data/special_ed/HelpSP.pdf
Tagalog   http://portal.sfusd.edu/template/default.cfm?page=chief_academic.special_ed.parent_help.tagalog  
Chinese   http://portal.sfusd.edu/data/special_ed/HelpCH.pdf

SFUSD Special Education Enrollment Information
This guide is designed to assist parents/guardians of children with special education needs through the enrollment process for the 2011-2012 school year.

English   http://portal.sfusd.edu/data/special_ed/enrollment.pdf
Chinese  http://portal.sfusd.edu/data/special_ed/enrollment-ch.pdf
Spanish  http://portal.sfusd.edu/data/special_ed/enrollment-sp.pdf



Getting Thoughts on Paper
Video Program for Parents, Teachers and Paraprofessionals
San Francisco Main Library
4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Lower Level, Latino/Hispanic Community Meeting Room
No advance registration needed. All programs at the Library are free.
For information, call (415) 557-4540


Flier:   http://portal.sfusd.edu/data/special_ed/DevelopMinds_FebMarApr11.pdf

Your First IEP Meeting: A Parent's Guide

This guide explains the special vocabulary and procedures of an IEP meeting, your legal rights, and how to make sure IEP goals address your child's learning strengths and needs. Tips are also offered to help your child and family understand learning disabilities.

English   http://portal.sfusd.edu/data/special_ed/finalIEP.pdf
Chinese  http://portal.sfusd.edu/data/special_ed/Ch_GUIDE-IEP.pdf
Spanish  http://portal.sfusd.edu/data/special_ed/e_guide_iep_sp.pdf


Choosing a School
Questions To Help Parents Of Children With Special Needs
We have created some sample questions that we hope you find useful as you visit schools. Please feel free to use the questions below as a guide to help you select a school that meets the needs of your child.

English   http://portal.sfusd.edu/data/special_ed/Choosing.pdf
Chinese  http://portal.sfusd.edu/data/special_ed/ChoosingCh.pdf
Spanish  http://portal.sfusd.edu/data/special_ed/ChoosingSpn.pdf


Volunteer:  Be a Surrogate Parent  
The San Francisco Unified School District is actively recruiting volunteers to make a difference in the education of special needs children.
http://portal.sfusd.edu/template/default.cfm?page=chief_academic.special_ed.surrogate

Calendar

Support for Families
http://www.supportforfamilies.org/calendar_category.html

San Francisco Family Resource Guide
http://sfkids.org/content.aspx?id=9488 <http://sfkids.org/content.aspx?id=9488>

Special Education Directory

Boysan, Annette
Teacher
Cunanan-De Leon, Marrietosh L.
Teacher
Duff, Kenneth M
Teacher
Fowler, Michael
Teacher
Gorman, Andrew
Teacher
Gregory, Elizabeth
Teacher
Jones, Tiffany
Teacher
Maliga, Clarissa
Teacher
Musselman, Timothy
Teacher
Shipman, Molly
Teacher
Sylvester, Charles
Teacher
Williams, Andrea
Teacher