The LBL ESD Early Intervention / Early Childhood Special Education Program (EI/ECSE) provides special education services in Linn, Benton, and Lincoln counties to children from birth to kindergarten age that are demonstrating a significant developmental delay in one or more areas and/or meet disability eligibility criteria in one of the following categories:

  • Speech or Language Impairment
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Visual Impairment
  • Orthopedic Impairment
  • Other Health Impairment
  • Emotional Behavior Disability
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Deaf Blindness
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Referrals can come directly from the child’s family or from others involved with the child. There is no cost for EI/ECSE services to families. Please contact us to start your referral.

Refer a Child for an Evaluation

Refer any infant, toddler, or preschooler suspected of having a developmental delay. For more information, please read our FAQ page.

Referral FAQ

Ages & Stages Questionnaires

The Ages & Stages Questionnaires is a series of parent completed questionnaires that provide a quick check of a child's early development. Results help to determine if a child's development is on schedule or if further evaluation with a professional may be needed.

More Information

EI/ECSE – Contact