Willamette Education Service District

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  • Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education


    The Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education (EI/ECSE) program provides services for children from newborn to five years of age.
    To qualify for services, a child must have a significant developmental delay or disability that meets Oregon eligibility guidelines related to speech and language, motor, social-emotional, learning, vision, or hearing. 
    If a child is determined eligible to receive services, an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) is developed by the family and the education team.  This plan is based on the child’s individual strengths, needs and goals.  Services are designed to support learning and development, and include the parents as important partners in the education process. 

     Services are at no cost to the family.  Referrals for evaluations and/or services can be made by a parent, physician, preschool staff, childcare providers, nurses, family members or anyone concerned about a child’s development.


     Staff Qualifications

    All specialists are licensed by the state in one of the following areas:

    • Special Education
    • Occupational Therapy
    • Physical Therapy
    • Speech-Language Pathology

     For information contact:

    Tonya Coker, Coordinator
    Phone: 503.385.4586
    Fax: 503.540.4473
    Cynthia Barthuly, Coordinator
    Phone: 503.435.5941
    Fax: 503.540.2967

 Program Resources