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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:
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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


Support for Families

San Francisco Family Resource Guide <>

Special Education Directory
Contact Annette Boysan  Annette Boysan Teacher
Contact Marrietosh L. Cunanan-De Leon  Marrietosh L. Cunanan-De Leon Teacher
Contact Kenneth M Duff  Kenneth M Duff Teacher
Contact Michael Fowler  Michael Fowler Teacher
Contact Andrew Gorman  Andrew Gorman Teacher
Contact Elizabeth Gregory  Elizabeth Gregory (404) 348-7064 Teacher
Contact Tiffany Jones  Tiffany Jones Teacher
Contact Clarissa Maliga  Clarissa Maliga Teacher
Contact Timothy Musselman  Timothy Musselman Teacher
Contact Molly Shipman  Molly Shipman Teacher
Contact Charles Sylvester  Charles Sylvester Teacher
Contact Andrea Williams  Andrea Williams Teacher