Each student must be registered with their local school district before the application process can begin. Discuss with your school district the desire for your child to attend CSD Riverside.
The district is responsible to refer the student and provide the family with an application packet.
The admissions department will review a completed application packet to determine if CSD Riverside's program can meet the student's needs.
The Assessment for Suitability of Placement is a period of time, up to 60 days, for the student to attend CSD Riverside and have individualized assessments.
An IEP meeting is held at the end of the assessment period to review the results of the assessment, develop goals, and determine if CSD Riverside is an appropriate placement.
The California Schools for the Deaf provide intensive, specialized services to students with or without additional disabilities whose primary education needs are due to their deafness. An applicant who meets the following criteria may be eligible for enrollment or continued enrollment in the California School for the Deaf (CSD) Instructional Program:
Deaf applicants eligible for the CSD’s day program are not automatically enrolled into the residential program. Enrollment into CSD’s residential program is a separate and distinct consideration even for a student currently enrolled in CSD’s day program. Eligibility for the residential program includes:
For purposes of determining whether an applicant meets the criteria for enrollment, the following process shall be followed:
Note: Authority cited: Section 59020, Education Code. Reference: 5 CCR Section 3030(a); Section 56342(a), Education Code; and 34 CFR Section 300.555.
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