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The TRUSD Special Education Services Department values the unique needs of all students through a culture of collaboration by inspiring student success every day. 
 

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The Twin Rivers Unified School  District  provides a wide range of services and programs to meet the needs of students eligible for Special Education services, ages 3-22. Most of these services can be provided for qualified students at local schools in collaboration with general education programs. However, some services and programs are only available at specified schools throughout the District and may require enrollment at a designated site. Our department includes speech and language specialists, psychologists, special education teachers and Para educators. The Special Education Department supports the mission of the district by:
 
•    Coordinating special education programs and processes
•    Supporting the district's educational programs
•    Meeting federal and state requirements
    

Special Education Department Phone Number  916-566-1617

 
Special education staff are available to answer the Department Mainline during regular business hours, 8:00-4:00.  If you are calling after business hours, please leave a message and special education staff will return your call.
 

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Hello Twin Rivers families,
 
In an effort to improve services and results for children and families, Twin Rivers and other California School Districts are working with The California Department of Education to gather parent feedback.  We invite you to share your child's experience over the past year as a student receiving special education services and your experience as a parent.
 
The survey is intended for parents or guardians of students from California school districts.  The survey window is open to complete from now to May 2, 2022-May 17, 2022,
 
You can complete the survey at: https://bit.ly/TR-ParentSurvey  (or scanning the QR Code below):
 
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We encourage you to complete only one survey per student, per school year. Responses are anonymous; please do not share confidential information in the comments sections.
 
Reminder: The information you share is subject to a Public Records Act request, accessible to your local school district.  Please make sure to select Twin Rivers Unified in the list of available school districts:
 
Example Box for English: Pull down Menu instructions to access the survey for your district.  Find your district on the list and select the "start survey button".  If your district isn't there then your district is not currently scheduled for a review or the survey period has passed.
 
For Spanish: You will need to select the Encuestas para padres/tutores en español to be able to view the survey in Spanish.
 
Example Box for Spanish: Pull down Menu instructions to access the survey for your district.  Find your district on the list and select the "start survey button".  If your district isn't there then your district is not currently scheduled for a review or the survey period has passed.
 
If you have questions, please call the Special Education Department at 916-566-1617