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Please note: Families will need to complete a new form for each school year. You can request transportation for summer and fall within the same form. 
 
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The MPUSD Special Education Department provides services to children with disabilities between the ages of birth through 22 years. Specialized Academic Instruction (SAI) is provided to address the educational and related needs of children with disabilities. The services across the district include:
  • Infant/Toddler and Pre-School Special Education Program
  • Resource Specialist Teachers at each of the District Schools
  • Speech/Language Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Adapted Physical Education
  • Assistive Technology
  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing 
  • Self-contained classes with specialized academic instruction for students who benefit most from mild to moderate adaptations to the general education curriculum. 
  • Self-contained classes with specialized academic instruction for students who benefit most from curriculum based on life skills curriculum standards ages 3 through 22 (STEPS)
  • Self-contained classes with specialized academic instruction for students whose needs require a therapeutic setting with embedded mental health supports, kindergarten through high school (KEY)
  • Self-contained classes with specialized academic instruction for students who are Autistic or who benefit most when provided extensive language scaffolds and supports, ages 3 through 22 (LEAP)
 
Special Education | Specialized Programs
 
Birth to 5 Program (Early Start)
Marina Child Development Center
Michelle Sturgill - Intake Coordinator
831-901-5029
[email protected] 

LEAP Program 
Program Manager: Eiriz Ilagan-Kerol
Behavior Program Manager: Alice Oh

STEPS Program
Program Manager: Melody Nelson
Behavior Program Manager: Andrew Salaz

KEY Program
Program Contact: Katie Rivera, Senior Director, Special Education
Behavior Program Managers: