​Special Education​​

Jurupa Unified School District is seeking individuals with exceptional needs between the ages of 2 years 9 months (33 months) and 21 years. Parents and caretakers who believe that their child may have a physical, 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. 

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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 or other public schools may also be eligible to receive special education services.
  • Intellectual disability 
  • Emotional disturbance
  • Multiple disabilities
  • Deaf or hearing impairment
  • Orthopedic impairments
  • Autism  Click here for signs of Autism.
  • Other health impairment
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Speech and language impairment
  • Specific learning disabilities
  • Established medical disability
  • Blindness or vision impairment     

​​Jurupa 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 P​arent Rights and Procedural safeguards  

Riverside County SELPA Policies & Procedures 

MVUSD implements Riverside County's SELPA policies and procedures which may be accessed h​ere​.

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is an informal process of settling concerns and/or disagreements related to the provision of special education services to students with special needs. The ADR process encourages all parties to collaboratively problem-solve to reach a mutually beneficial resolution without litigation.
The Riverside County SELPA offers the following options for resolution:
  • Facilitation of Collaborative IEPs
  • Utilization of an Intake Coordinator to work with each LEA to resolve the concern/disagreement
  • Facilitation of a Resolution Session 
Click here for more resources on ADR.
Contact Information
4850 Pedley Road
Jurupa Valley, CA 92509
Office: (951) 360-4144 
Fax: (951) 360-4148

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