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1 PROCEDURAL GUIDE FOR SERVING STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES PLACED BY THEIR PARENTS AT PRIVATE SCHOOLS TABLE OF CONTENTS PROCEDURES FOR SERVING STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES PLACED BY THEIR PARENTS AT PRIVATE SCHOOLS A. Child Find Page 2 Procedures for eligible students residing within LAUSD boundaries Procedures for eligible students residing outside LAUSD boundaries Responsibilities of the Responsibilities of the public school of residence B. Special Education Identification Page 3 Procedures for students residing within LAUSD boundaries Procedures for students residing outside LAUSD boundaries ALTERNATIVE SERVICES A. Consultative Service Page 4 B. Professional Development Page 4 SERVICES PLAN A. Consultative Service Page 5 B. Review of Services Plan Pages 5 and 6 STUDENT RECORDS Page 6 Maintaining educational records of private school students Process for distribution of information DISPUTE RESOLUTION Page 6 1

2 PROCEDURES FOR SERVING STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES PLACED BY THEIR PARENTS AT PRIVATE SCHOOLS A. Child Find The District shall locate, identify, and evaluate all parentally placed private school students with disabilities attending private schools located within LAUSD boundaries regardless of the residency status of the students. Procedures for eligible students residing within LAUSD boundaries: 1. Offer FAPE 2. Provide FAPE upon enrollment in a public school 3. Provide alternative services to eligible students whose parents choose to place them in private schools located within LAUSD boundaries Procedures for eligible students residing outside LAUSD boundaries: 1. Obtain parental consent before releasing personally identifiable information to the District of residence 2. Provide alternative services to eligible students whose parents choose to place them in private schools located within LAUSD boundaries The shall: 1. Consult with representatives of private school students with disabilities regarding the child find process, including but not limited to criteria for special education eligibility and special education referral procedures; 2. Mail an annual explanation of the referral process to private school administrators; 3. Conduct an annual count of students with an IEP eligibility; and 4. Ensure child find activities undertaken for private school students are comparable to activities undertaken for students with disabilities, ages 5 through 21, in public schools. The public school of residence shall provide information, A Parent s Guide to Special Education Services (Including Procedural Rights & Safeguards), to the parent(s) upon request. 2

3 B. Special Education Identification 1. For students residing within LAUSD boundaries: a. The public school of residence shall conduct initial assessments and reassessments of private school students referred for evaluation of eligibility for special education services according to District guidelines. b. The District s written notification of the scheduled IEP team meeting shall be mailed to the parent(s) and to the private school with a letter (Attachment C) stating that the meeting will include a discussion of alternative services offered to students in private schools. c. An IEP shall be developed to determine eligibility and to document FAPE, including a specific offer of placement, for an eligible student upon enrollment in a public school. d. If the parent(s) agrees that FAPE has been offered and chooses to place the student in a public school, the IEP team shall document in the IEP the parent(s) agreement that FAPE has been offered and will be implemented upon enrollment in a public school. e. If the parent(s) agrees that FAPE has been offered, but chooses to place the student in a private school, the IEP team shall document in the IEP the parent(s) agreement that FAPE has been offered and will be implemented upon enrollment in a public school, but decline the offer of FAPE and choose to place their child in a private school. f. For students attending private school within District boundaries, conclude the IEP meeting and immediately convene a Services Plan team meeting. g. If the parent(s) disagrees with the provision of special education services and/or offer of FAPE and chooses to place their child in private school, the IEP team shall: 1. Document in the IEP that the parent(s) disagrees with special education services and chooses to place their child in private school. 2. Conclude the IEP meeting and immediately convene a Services Plan team meeting, even though FAPE is an issue. 3. Forward the IEP according to District procedures for due process. h. If the student does not meet eligibility criteria for special education services established by law, the IEP team shall provide the appropriate documentation in the IEP and conclude the IEP meeting. 2. For students residing outside LAUSD boundaries: a. Public school shall obtain the parent s written consent to release information (Attachment B). b. Public school shall forward the referral for assessment and the consent to release information to the, Private Schools Office. 3

4 ALTERNATIVE SERVICES A. Consultative Service 1. Consultative service shall be provided to the teacher and/or parents of a student with an IEP that specifies that the student meets one of the criteria listed below: a. An eligibility of specific learning disability (SLD), emotional disturbance (ED), or autism (AUT); or b. A need for adapted physical education (APE) as a related service where any eligibility is established. 2. Consultative service shall be provided at private school sites that are located within the District s boundaries and shall include: a. Ten (10) consultative sessions of no more than 60 minutes each within a 12 month period, excluding holidays, during the work hours of the District provider. b. Suggested strategies and accommodations to facilitate learning in the educational environment. c. Observations, review of work samples, and conferences with the teacher(s) and/or parent(s) as recorded on a consultation log for each session. B. Professional Development 1. The District shall offer special education training and professional development activities to the staff of all private schools located within LAUSD boundaries. 2. The shall provide notices of scheduled activities to private schools, but will not be responsible for any costs incurred for the attendance of the private school staff. 4

5 SERVICES PLAN A Services Plan (Attachment D) shall be developed for eligible students attending private schools located within LAUSD boundaries. The meeting to develop the Services Plan shall be convened immediately following an IEP team meeting that determines the private schools student s eligibility for special education services. The public school of residence shall convene a Services Plan team meeting comprised of the following: Student, if appropriate; Parent(s)/guardian(s); District representative; and Private school representative. (If a private school representative cannot attend, participation shall be ensured by means of an individual or conference telephone call.) A. Consultative Service 1. If the student meets the criteria for consultative service, the Services Plan shall be completed by the Services Plan team to include: a. Consultative service for which the student is eligible; b. Student s present level of performance; c. Recommended strategies and accommodations; and d. Schedule of sessions. 2. If the student does not meet the criteria for consultative service, this will be documented on the Services Plan. B. Review of Services Plan A student receiving consultative service shall have only the Services Plan reviewed at an annual Services Plan team meeting. Unless the parent(s) requests a reassessment or an IEP team meeting, this takes the place of an annual IEP Review. 1. For students residing within LAUSD boundaries: a. Every three years a private school student s IEP shall be reviewed by the public school of residence. A reassessment can be conducted if recommended in the previous year s Services Plan and after obtaining parental consent. b. The, Private School Office shall send an annual letter to the parents of students not receiving consultative service. The letter shall notify the parents that they may request a reassessment or an IEP meeting to review the student s IEP. 5

6 2. For students residing outside of LAUSD boundaries, parents will be referred to the school district of residence for a reassessment or an IEP meeting to review the student s IEP. STUDENT RECORDS Psychological case study educational records of private school students shall be maintained at the appropriate Psychological Services Office. The public school of residence shall process and maintain the records of private school students as follows: 1. Create a special education folder (green folder) to file IEPs, Services Plans, and consultation logs. 2. For those students who do not meet eligibility criteria for special education services, forward the students names and student ID numbers to the Division of Special Education, Private Schools Office. 3. Forward IEPs with disagreements according to District due process procedures. 4. Forward all completed Services Plans for students with eligibility for special education services to the, Private Schools Office. DISPUTE RESOLUTION Due Process procedures do not apply to disputes over the Services Plan. Due Process procedures may apply to disagreements over child find and the determination of eligibility. 6

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