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Special Needs

Special Needs

Mission of Special Needs Committee

The Mission of the Special Needs Comittee at Montair is to provide information and support to parents and staff so they can help children with special needs succeed.  We want to help all children and adults understand and appreciate challenges faced by children with special needs.  We advocate and work legislatively to secure and retain adequate laws and funding for children with special needs.
If you have any feedback, please feel free to contact Alison George or Angela Harris, your Special Needs Committee Co-Chairs. 

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Safe Schools Tipline
To report any acts of school violence, bullying or vandalism, students, staff members, parents and community members are encouraged to call the district's anonymous tipline: at 925-820-5632. 


GOALS for Autism

Goals for Autism, Inc. is pleased to announce enrollment in social skills groups for adolescents aged 12-17 starting September 2011 in the San Ramon and Brentwood areas. Groups will utilize the empirically supported UCLA PEERS Program curriculum.  The groups will address topics such as:

  • Conversation skills
  • Appropriate use of humor
  • Choosing appropriate friends
  • Good sportsmanship
  • Participation in peer get-togethers
  • Bullying, teasing, and embarrassment
  • Handling disagreements

The PEERS program is parent-assisted; parent participation is not optional!  PEERS groups run for 28 weeks, once a week for an hour and a half.  For more information, contact Amy Bona, Director of Operations, at (415) 218-4157 or


Special Needs Committee Co-Chairs 

Alison George or Angela Harris