Downey-Montebello Special Education Local Plan | Collaborate, Communicate, Support, and Educate

We are SELPA

Today, as never before, parents, students, staff, and community members work together to make certain that the appropriate services are provided on an individualized basis for every child with a disability. The services are supported by the Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA). That’s us!

Do you suspect your child may have a disability?

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Birth – 23 months

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Ages 2 – 3

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Ages 3 – 5

Disability is a matter of perception. If you can do just one thing well,
you’re needed by someone.
” — Martina Navratilova

What is Special Education?

Special education refers to a set of educational programs and/or services designed to meet the individual needs of students with disabilities whose needs cannot be met in the general education school program.


of public school students receive Special Education services


of those students had specific learning disabilities

Contact Us

For children 3 years and younger.

9625 Van Ruiten Street, Room K1, Bellflower, CA 90706

(562) 469-6790

(562) 469-7175