Early Intervention/ Early Childhood Special Education

Contact Information

Kalie Rolfe
EI/ECSE Director


Tiffany Jaeger
HR Specialist/Executive Secretary

EI/ECSE Referral Form

Early Intervention LOGO

The North Central ESD EI (Early Intervention)/ECSE (Early Childhood Special Education) program provides developmental screenings and evaluations for children ages birth-five in the Tri-County area, serving GIlliam, Wheeler, and Sherman Counties. We provide in-home early intervention services for students who qualify. NCESD EI/ECSE program also works with preschool programs in the Tri-County area to provide services such as communication, occupational and physical therapy for children ages three-five. We work with regional providers to provide a variety of other services including autism evaluations and consultations, deaf and hard of hearing services, and assistive technology.

Additional Parent Resources

What Is EI/ECSE?

Do you want to know more details about Early Intervention/Early Education Special Ed?

  • All services are free to families

  • EI evaluations and services for children under 3 can be provided in the home or a comfortable location for the family

  • We offer hearing and vision screenings

  • We offer Physical Therapy (large motor movements) Occupational Therapy (smaller motor movements, feeding, and sensory), Communication (speaking and listening), social/emotional interventions and supports, Cognitive or pre academic services

  • We can also provide Autism, Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Vision, and Assistive technology services through our partnership with HDESD

  • We have a provider trained in Triple P parenting education and resources

  • We provide resources for early literacy and learning activities in the home 

  • We provide community developmental screenings for children ages birth-5.

Parents DO NOT need a medical referral for our services

Do You Have Questions About A Child's Development?

Contact Kalie Rolfe - EI/ECSE Director - krolfe@ncesd.k12.or.us