Oregon Department of Education
Working Gears
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

Other Resources