The Martinez Early Intervention Preschool Program is dedicated to providing a comprehensive assessment for preschool children.
Our goal is to identify unique individual needs and determine each child's eligibility for special education services under the California Education Code and the Individuals with Disabilities Act, 2004. We are committed to working collaboratively with you so your child can reach his/her highest potential. We look forward to meeting you and your child.
The Assessment Center provides multidisciplinary evaluations to respond to your concerns regarding the growth and development of your child, and to determine if he or she has a disability that requires specialized interventions.
Children ages 3 to 5 who have a disability defined by Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) -Part B and CA State Education Code are provided specialized instruction and related services by the Martinez Unified School District (MUSD).
Through the referral process, you and a Specialist will identify any areas of concern for further assessment. Based on areas of concern, a multidisciplinary evaluation is conducted by a team of professionals which could include a school psychologist, speech language pathologist, special education teacher, occupational therapist, district nurse, adaptive physical education teacher and physical therapist.
Together, the Education Specialists can provide a thorough understanding of your child's strengths and present functional, developmental and academic skills in one or more of the following areas:
The Multidisciplinary Team Assessment consists of the following:
Upon completion of the assessment process, an Individual Education Plan (IEP) meeting is held with you and the Multidisciplinary Team Specialists. At this meeting, the IEP team will:
Children can be found eligible under the following established categories:
MUSD offers a continuum of services to address the unique learning and educational needs of all children found eligible for special education. Recommended educational programs could consist of a specialized classroom placement, direct related services of collaboration and consultation amongst your child's services providers.