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Early Intervention / Early Childhood Special Education


The Oregon Department of Education contracts with local agencies to provide a statewide system of free services for young children with developmental delays and disabilities and their families, including:

  • Early Intervention (EI) -- Individually designed services for children birth to three and support for parents to enhance children's physical, cognitive, communication, social emotional and/or adaptive development; and
  • Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) -- Specially designed instruction for children ages 3 to the age of public school eligibility in the areas of communication, cognitive, social/emotional, adaptive and others.

Referral for EI/ECSE Services

Parent & Families

EI/ECSE Contractors

State Interagency Coordinating Council

The State Interagency Coordinating Council (SICC) of Oregon is a council appointed by the Governor to advise and assist the state. Our purpose is to support quality services for young children with disabilities and their families.

Other Resources

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