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Our values are motivated by our beliefs in each individual with a disability.

The range of human diversity is embraced and the rights of all equity and access are guaranteed. Individuals will be educated in general education or natural environment to the maximum extent possible.  Each individual will have options and be prepared to make choices.


All individuals' unique instructional needs will be accurately identified.

All individuals will be served or taught by fully qualified personnel.

All individuals with disabilities will be successfully integrated with non-disabled peers throughout their educational experience.

All individuals with disabilities will meet high standards for academic and non-academic skills.

All individuals with disabilities will successfully participate in preparation for the workplace and independent living.

Resources: By Parents for Parents

Click the links below to access these useful guides created by parents for parents of special education students.

Parent Guidelines for Help - Who You Gonna Call?
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Special Education Parent Handbook
English > I Español >

Transition Handbook
English >

Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District
1651 16th Street
Santa Monica, California 90404