Pathways from Screening to Services – Marion/Polk

The Oregon Department of Education’s (ODE) early learning system and the Oregon Health Authority share a common focus on community and population-based developmental screening.  The 2015 state legislature instructed ODE to use funds from the Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education (EI/ECSE) budget to identify community-wide pathways for children who are identified “at-risk” on developmental screening tools to receive services in two to four communities. Within this community-level work, there is a focus in looking at pathways for children that are found to be ineligible for EI services. OPIP received a contract from Willamette Education Service District (WESD) to … Continue reading Pathways from Screening to Services – Marion/Polk