Special Education

The Orange Unified School District Special Education Department is committed to providing a learning environment through a continuum of research-based, system-wide practices to meet the academic, behavior and social-emotional needs for our students with disabilities. Our department provides services for students with disabilities from our Early Start (infant) through age 22 years in our Adult Transition and Workability programs. ​

Picture of Sue Singh
Sue Singh, Ed.D.
Chief Executive Officer, SELPA/Special Education
Email: ssingh@orangeusd.org


Parent Letters

Parent Letters

Special Education

Eligibility Categories

Who is Available to Help a Parent?

Dictionary of

Special Education Terms


Legal Rights & Protection

Individualized Education Program:

 The IEP

Resolving Differences




Referral & Identification

The Program and Services Options

Resolving Differences:

Due Process


Parent Handbook

Orange Unified School District Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA)

Local Plan for Special Education