Special Education

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Willamette ESD Special Education (WESD), which includes Regional Services, Consortium Services, Early Intervention, and Special Services, offer direct instruction and related services to children and students with special needs, their families, and school districts.


Any child or student from birth to 21 years of age who live in Marion, Polk, or Yamhill counties and has or is suspected of having problems related to:

  • Developmental Delays
  • Speech and Language
  • Motor Development
  • Social Skills
  • Behavior
  • Learning
  • Vision
  • Hearing

Services Offered

The following services are available to educational teams working with eligible children and students:

  • At Risk Services
  • Audiological Services
  • Augmentative Communication Services
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder Services
  • Behavioral Services
  • Braille and Large Print Textbook Production (OTMC)
  • Communication Services
  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
  • Early Intervention (EI) Services and Early Childhood Special Education(ECSE) Referral Services
  • Early Intervention (EI) and Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) Services
  • Electronic Medicaid Administrative Claiming (eMAC)
  • Life Skills Services
  • Nursing Services
  • Occupational and Physical Therapy Services
  • Vision Impaired Services