Special Education 

Murrieta Valley Unified School District is seeking out all individuals with exceptional needs between 2.6 months and 21 years of age. Parents and caretakers who believe that their child may have a psychical, academic, or mental disability should contact the Special Education Department. The Special Education Department can assist with referral procedures, parent/child rights under federal and state laws, identification procedures for students with exceptional needs, and the continuum of services that may be available for eligible children. 

Children that have suspected or identified disabilities in the areas listed below may be eligible to receive special education services at no cost to parents in the least restrictive environment to the maximum extent appropriate. Eligibility and services vary and are based on students’ needs.  Children enrolled in private schools, home schools, public schools may also be eligible to receive special education services.
  • Intellectual disability (formerly known as mental retardation)
  • Emotional disturbance
  • Multiple disabilities
  • Hard of hearing
  • Orthopedic impairments
  • Autism  Click here for more information on Early Autism Signs.
  • Deafness
  • Other health impairment
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Speech and language impairment
  • Specific learning disabilities
  • Established medical disability
  • Vision impairment
  • Deaf/blindness  
         

Murrieta Valley Unified School District offers a continuum of special education services and program options that provide children with exceptional needs access to a free, appropriate public education in the least restrictive environment. A variety of services include, but are not limited to the following:

  • specialized academic instruction
  • speech and language therapy
  • occupational and physical therapy
  • positive behavioral supports
  • behavioral intervention services for students with autism
  • preschool programs for students between ages three to five years old
Parents of students with exceptional needs have additional rights and protections referred to as Parent Rights and Procedurals safeguards
 
Contact Information
41870 McAlby Court
Murrieta, CA 92562
951-696-1600 Ext. 1020
951-304-1528 Fax
Last Modified on January 18, 2012