Early Intervention - Early Childhood Special Education
EI/ECSE evaluation and therapy services are FREE of charge. Eligible children may receive services in placements such as Head Start, private preschools, home based, or in a toddler group.
The Lake County EI/ECSE Program serves children birth to age 5 who are in need of special education services. The program staff includes Michael Benson, EI/ECSE Specialist and Speech & Language Pathologist; and Danielle Thames, Educational Assistant. Additional support to the program is provided by the ESD's Special Ed Director and Office Manager.
E-mail Michael Benson (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call the Lake Co. ESD (541-947-3371) for referral information.
The program staff provide developmental, speech/language, and hearing screenings to gather information to aide in determining if a full evaluation is warranted.