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2011RevisionThe Upper Desert Resource GuideCourtesy of:Inland Regional CenterSan Bernardino School AgeUpper Desert Unit

DISCLAIMERThis resource guide was developed to provide information only and does not recommend,endorse, guarantee, or promote the services and interventions described.Inland Regional CenterP.O. Box 6127San Bernardino, CA 92412(909) 890-3000www.inlandrc.orgInland Regional CenterHigh Desert Resource ManualPage 2

TABLE OF CONTENTS COMMUNITY RESOURCES . . . 4 DENTAL SERVICES . . 5 EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS . . 6 ALTERNATIVE SCHOOLS . . 7 EDUCATIONAL RIGHTS 8 IDEA: INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES ACT . 9 EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE . 10 DISASTER PREPAREDNESS . . 11 NATIONAL HOTLINES . .12 GOVERNMENTAL SERVICES . . 13 LEGAL SERVICES . 14 MEDICAL SERVICES . 15 SPECIALTY CARE . 17 MEDI-CAL INSURANCE . 19 MEDI-CAL OPTIONS 20 MEDICAL SUPPLIES . 21 MENTAL HEALTH . .22 RESPITE SERVICES . . .23 SUPPORT SERVICES . 24INLAND REGIONAL CENTER . . .25 TRANSPORTATION . 26APPENDIX I: COMMONLY USED TERMS . . . 27APPENDIX II: REGIONAL CENTER QUALIFYING CONDITIONS AUTISM 29 AUTISM PROGRAMS . . 30 CEREBRAL PALSY . 31 EPILEPSY . . 32 INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY . 33 LIST SERV/PARENT TO PARENT NETWORK FORM . . . 34APPENDIX III: SPECIAL EDUCATION 18 TIPS FOR GETTING QUALITY SPECIAL EDUCATION SERVICES FOR FOUR CHILD . . 35REQUEST FOR IEP SAMPLE LETTER 36COMPLIANCE COMPLIANT SAMPLE LETTER . 37REQUEST FOR COMPLIANT INVESTIGATION FORM . .38DUE PROCESS HEARING REQUEST SAMPLE LETTER . 40Inland Regional CenterHigh Desert Resource ManualPage 3

COMMUNITY RESOURCESApple Valley American Little League(760) 247-5441LibrariesAdelanto Branch Library11497 Bartlett Ave.Adelanto 92301(760) 246-5661Boy Scouts of America(909) 793-2463Challenger High Desert Little League(760) 253-7767Adelanto Community Resource Center11824 Air ExpresswayAdelanto 92301(760) 246-8401Girl Scouts of Victorville(760) 241-3558Hesperia American Little League(760) 261-4627Barstow Branch Library304 E. Buena VistaBarstow 92311(760) 256-4850Hesperia American Youth SoccerOrganization (AYSO)(760) 261-3355Hesperia Branch Library9650 7th AveHesperia 92345(760) 244-5427High Desert Youth Center15411 Village RdVictorville 92392(760) 245-7805Mojave River Valley Special Opportunities16292 Lime St.Hesperia 92345(760) 244-7518Rising Stars Horseback Riding1155 Lilac StPhelan 92371Pat Morris: (909) 987-9403Barbara McCormick: (760) 244-3676Victorville American Youth SoccerOrganization (AYSO)13680 Bear Valley Rd, Ste E4Victorville, 92392(760) 241-2320 or (760) 927-9027www.soccer.orgInland Regional CenterNewton T. Bass Apple Valley Branch Library14901 Dale Evans ParkwayApple Valley 92307(760) 240-70Parks & RecreationSouthern California Special OlympicsSan Bernardino County Regional(760) 245-9669www.sosc.org/inlandempireregion.htmlUS Adaptive Recreation Center43101 Goldmine DrP.O. Box 2897Big Bear Lake 92315(909) 584-0269www.usarc.orgNeedles Branch Library1699 BaileyNeedles 92363(760) 326-5643Apple Valley Parks & Recreation14955 Dale Evans PkwyApple Valley 92307(760) 240-7880Barstow Parks & Recreation(760) 256-5617Hesperia Parks & Recreation16392 Lime St.Hesperia 92345(760) 244-5488Victorville Parks & Recreation14973 Joshua StVictorville 92392(760) 245-5551High Desert Resource ManualPage 4

DENTAL SERVICESThis list does not constitute a recommendation of any one dentist. This is a resource list for information only.REFERRAL SERVICESHesperia 92345(760) 244-1212or 927 Armory RdBarstow 92311(760) 252-44881-800-DENTIST1-800-336-8478Dental Care of San Bernardino(909) 888-1301Medi-Cal Dentist Beneficiaries Medical Group7667 Folsom Blvd, SacramentoMail: PO Box 15539Sacramento, CA 95852-1539(800) 322-6384www.denti-cal.ca.govWestern Dental Center(888) 811-5111 ext. 38Refers to Western Dental Centerswww.westerndental.comVictor Valley Community Dental Service14357 7th StVictorville 92392(760) 951-9181General DentistryApple Valley Dental21580 Bear Valley Rd.Apple Valley 92308(760) 247- 8007Dr. Paul Bell12637 Hesperia Rd, Ste AVictorville 92395(760) 245-8684Desert Dental Children’s Center19195 Highway 18, Ste #201Apple Valley 92307(760) 242-0796or 15209 Bear Valley RdHesperia 92345(760) 244-1666or 12640 Hesperia RdVictorville 92395(760) 241-3336or 945 Armory Rd, Suite CBarstow 92311(760) 252-7070Desert Valley Dental Group17247 Main St.Hesperia 92345(760) 244-2324Golden Dental Group11949 Hesperia Rd.Inland Regional CenterJust For Kids Dentistry104 E. Olive AveRedlands 92373(909) 798-0604www.just4kidsdentisrty.comDr. Samuel Ko15263 Hook Blvd, Ste DVictorville 92394(760) 952-3756Dr. Sungho Lee570 Virginia WayBarstow 92311(760) 255-1070Liberty Village Dental13790 Bear Valley RdVictorville 92392(760) 955-2273Loma Linda Specialty Care Dentistry11092 Anderson DrLoma Linda, CA 92350(909) 558-4689Surgery Center(909) 558-4663Redlands Children Dental Group308 W. State St, Ste 4ARedlands 92373(909) 798-2755Redlands Dental Surgery Clinic1180 Nevada St., Ste 100Redlands 92374(909) 335-0474Dr. Karen Richards307 E.Buena VistaBarstow 92311(760) 256-2402Victor Valley Community Dental15528 7th St.Victorville 92392(760) 961-0100Victorville Family Dentistry14495 7th St.Victorville 92392(760) 245-7800High Desert Resource ManualPage 5

EDUCATION PROGRAMSSchool DistrictsOro Grande School District19175 Third StreetP.O. Box 386Oro Grande 92368(760) 245-9260www.orogrande.netAdelanto School District11824 Air Base Rd.P.O. Box 70Adelanto 92301(760) 246-8691www.sbcss.k12.ca.us/adelantoApple Valley Unified School District12555 Navajo Rd.Apple Valley 92308(760) 247-8001www.avusd.orgSnowline Joint Unified School District4075 Nielson RoadP.O. Box 296000Phelan 92329(760) 868-5817www.snowline.k12.ca.usBarstow Unified School District551 S. Avenue HBarstow 92311(760) 255-6000www.barstow.k12.ca.usHelendale School District15350 Riverview RdP.O. Box 249Helendale 92342-9723(760) 952-1180www.sbcss.k12.ca.us/helendaleVictor Elementary School District15579 Eighth St.Victorville 92392(760) 245-1691www.vesd.netVictor Valley Union High School District16350 Mojave DriveVictorville 92392(760) 955-3200www.vvuhsd.orgHesperia Unified School District15576 Main StreetHesperia 92345(760) 244-4411www.hesperia.k12.ca.usCounty ProgramsLucerne Valley Unified School District10790 Barstow Rd.Lucerne Valley 92356(760) 248-6108www.lvusd.k12.ca.usNeedles Unified School District1900 Erin DriveNeedles 92363(760) 326-3891www.needles.k12.ca.usInland Regional CenterSilver Valley Unified School District35320 Daggett-Yermo RoadP.O. Box 847Yermo 92398-0847(760) 254-2916www.silvervalley.k12.ca.usSan Bernardino County Superintendentof School (SBCSS)15822 Willow StreetHesperia 92345(760) 244-6131www.sbcss.k12.ca.usDesert/Mountain Operations17800 Highway 18Apple Valley 92307(760) 242-6322High Desert Resource ManualPage 6

EDUCATION PROGRAMS:ALTERNATIVE SCHOOLSCharter SchoolsAcademy for Academic Excellence (K-12)(also known as The Lewis Center)17500 Mana RoadApple Valley 92307(760) 946-5414Mountain View Montessori School (K-6)12900 Amethyst RoadVictorville 92392(760) 947-0006Online Public Schoolswww.k12.comAdelanto Charter Academy17537 Montezuma StAdelanto 92301(760) 669-6485Options for Youth (K-12)15048 Bear Valley Road, Ste E & FVictorville 92392(626) 685-9300Encore Performing and Visual Arts (7-12)16955 Lemon StreetHesperia 92345(760) 956-2632Riverside Preparatory School (K-12)19175 Third StOro Grande 92368(7600 243-5884Crosswalk: Pathways to College (K-8)9144 Third AveHesperia 92345(760) 949-2327Sixth Street Prep School (K-6)15476 Sixth StreetVictorville 92392(760) 241-0962Crosswalk: Higher Education Learning (9-12)12601 JacarandaHesperia 92345(760) 949-2006Summit Leadership Academy (9-12)12850 Muscatel StreetHesperia 92345(760) 949-9202Excelsior Education Center (7-12)12217 Spring Valley ParkwayVictorville 92395(760) 245-4448Community CollegesHigh Desert Academy of Applied Arts & Science(7-12)15411 Village DriveVictorville 92394(760) 843-7445LaVerne Preparatory Academy (K-6)9608 I AvenueHesperia 92345(760) 948-4333Barstow Community College2700 Barstow RdBarstow 92311(760) 252-2411www.barstow.eduVictor Valley Community College18422 Bear Valley RdVictorville 92395(7600 245-4271www.vvc.eduNon-Public SchoolsLucrene Valley Career Academy (9-12)8560 Aliento RdLucrene Valley(760) 248-7659High Desert Haven15954 Chiwi RoadApple Valley, CA 92307-1285(760) 946-5235Mirus Secondary School (7-12)14073 Main Street, Ste 103Hesperia 92345(760) 244-3764Mojave Bridge Academy(formerly UHS)12199 Industrial Blvd.Victorville, CA 92395(760) 241-8386Inland Regional CenterHigh Desert Resource ManualPage 7

EDUCATION RIGHTSSpecial Education ConsultantSandra Marzullo985 Kendall Dr., #193San Bernardino 92407(909) 856-6418Special Education RightsCalifornia State Dept. of Education1430 N StreetSacramento 95814(916) 327-3536www.cde.ca.govDesert/Mountain SELPASpecial Education Local Plan Area17800 Highway 18Apple Valley 92307(760) 242-6333 SELPA is created under any of theplanning options of the Education Code.The SELPA collaborates with countyagencies & school districts to develop andmaintain environments in which specialneeds students and families can live ty Rights California3580 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 902Los Angeles, CA 90010-2512(213) 427-8747(800) 776-5746 toll free(213) 427-8767 Faxwww.disabilityrightsca.orgDisability Rights Legal CenterInland Empire ProgramHeather McGunigle, Esq320 East D. StreetOntario 91764(909) 460-2034(909) 460-2094 Faxwww.disabilityrightslegalcenter.orgOffice of Clients’ Rights AdvocacyVeronica Cervantes, CRABeatriz Reyes, Asst CRA1585 South D Street, Ste 106San Bernardino 92408(909) 890-4770(909) 890-4765TASK: Team of Advocates for Special KidsElias Alvarado: (909) 890-9560Delia Lopez: (909) 890-9630100 West Cerritos Ave.Anaheim 92805(714) 533-8275(866) 828-TASK (toll-free)www.task.ca.orgPublicationsIDEA 2004The federal special education mandate which statelaw is based on.California Composite of LawsThis is the language of special education law in thestate of California. Any parent with a child in specialeducation is entitled to order a free copy of this bookof laws.Special Education Rights and Responsibilities Written by Protection & Advocacy (nowDisability Rights California), this 12-chapter bookuses a question & answer format to help youunderstand your rights and responsibilitiesunder the special education law in California. Thisbook is available online at the Disability RightsCalifornia web site, www.disabilityrightsca.org.WebsitesIDEA 2004http://idea.ed.gov/Composite of Law Databasehttp://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/ds/Wrights Law Special EducationA helpful web site created by an attorney whospecializes in special education law.http://www.wrightslaw.comFree IEP Goals & Objectiveswww.iep4u.comInland Regional CenterHigh Desert Resource ManualPage 8

EDUCATION RIGHTS:IDEA: INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES EDUCATION ACTWhat is Special Education?Special Education is an integral part of the total public education system & provides education in a way thatpromotes maximum interaction between children with & without disabilities, in a manner that is appropriate toboth. It provides a full continuum of program options to meet the education & service needs of individuals withspecial needs in the least restrictive environment. The rights & protections are guaranteed under the individualswith Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).IDEA provides four major rights:Free and Appropriate Public Education (FAPE): Your child with special needs, between the ages of 0 to 22, mustreceive an education program specially designed to meet his or her unique learning needs, provided at no cost toyou.Placement in the “Least Restrictive Environment” (LRE): Children with exceptional needs should receive theireducation in age-appropriate environment with non-disabled peers. This principle maintains that children with &without special needs are most successfully educated in a shared environment where qualities of understanding,cooperation and mutual respect are nurtured.Fair Assessment Procedures: Assessment is the first step toward deciding whether or not a child needs specialeducation and, if so, what services will be provided. No assessment can be done without your permission, and youmust receive an assessment plan in writing that requires your approval.Parent Involvement in Educational Decisions: The law provides for your involvement as a partner in theassessment, placement & evaluation of your child.It also provides two protections:A Written Individual Education Program (IEP): When your child