The Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) coordinates with school districts and the County Office of Education to provide a continuum of programs and services for disabled individuals from birth through 22 years of age. They are also available as a resource to the community on issues related to special education.
SELPA ‘s Parent Handbook (also in Spanish) is a good overview of whole IEP process from Assesment to IEP (including Early Childhood).
(They also have a more detailed and lengthy Procedural Handbook. )
Learn more about California SELPAs at: http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/as/caselpas.asp
To learn more about the Santa Clara County Office of Education SELPA Administrative Unit Headquarters click here
SELPA’s of Santa Clara County are: