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Special Needs

Mission of the WD Special Needs Committee

  • Provide information and support to parents and staff so they can help children with special needs succeed.

  • Help ALL children and adults understand and appreciate challenges faced by children with special needs.

  • Work legislatively to secure and retain adequate laws and funding for children with special needs.

Did You Know?

Safe Schools Tipline

The district has an anonymous tip line to be used by community members, students, staff or parents to report any acts of school violence, bullying or vandalism. (925) 820-5632

The Special Needs Committee maintains a website

Go to  The site includes events and resources from other organizations dedicated to special needs issues in our community.

Questions? Or for more information contact:

  • Walt Disney PTA Special Needs Representative Julie Blinston
  • GATE questions can be directed to Becky Rodriguez, GATE Teacher Liaison
  • San Ramon Valley Council of PTA's Special Needs Representative Meg Richardson
  • District Special Needs Ombuds, who serves as a neutral confidential support to families of children with special needs and the staff who serve them.