Special Education Overview
The vision of LAUSD Special Education Department is to inspire all students to reach their maximum potential as productive and responsible citizens. Our Hamilton Special Education Department shares in that vision and the mission as well, which is to provide leadership, guidance, and support to the school community in order to maximize learning for all students within an inclusive environment so that each student will contribute to and benefit from our diverse society. Our school has many students with IEPs, Individualized Education Programs, and we welcome you all! Please reach out to us with any questions.
Special Education Current Events
Our Department of Office of Transition Services, DOTS, offers field trips and events. Please check back for some dates. Our students participate in some enterprise based learning at Hamilton. Please check back for dates when these events will occur. We are working to set up Prime Time Sports. Please check back for updates.
Bridge Coordinator Statement
The Bridge Coordinator works to coordinate IEP assessments, meetings, services, and personnel. In addition, the coordinator works to facilitate communication between families, students, teachers, and other staff. Lastly, the coordinator supports teachers in implementing effective instructional strategies and behavior responses to best support and include all students to have access to the curriculum.
Color Poems by Hamilton Students
Students are encouraged to sign up for and participate in UCLA Beyond the Bell tutoring.
Special Education Announcement and Guidance
Division of Special Education COVID-19 Resources for Parents website. https://achieve.lausd.net/page/16606.
Employee and Parent Resource pages can also be accessed from the Division of Special Education homepage at https://achieve.lausd.net/sped.
Please contact your student’s teacher or case carrier to obtain information related to their academic classes.
Hamilton High’s SPED Paraprofessionals are a highly trained, extremely capable and conscientious group of educators who go above and beyond in service of our special education students. Our SPED Paraprofessionals work directly with staff and students to ensure that our special education students receive the attention and services needed to ensure an education that is positive and productive. The SPED Paraprofessional cadre provides a crucial role in enabling Hami High’s Special Education Department to deliver a high quality education for all Special Education students. Just as importantly, the SPED Paraprofessionals provide caring, supportive interaction with students that encourages student participation and promotes student learning.