Special Education

Surviving Summer workshop for families is May 20; Register by May 12

Families Engaging And Thriving Together (FEATT) and the Transition Network, a program of the Douglas ESD, are teaming up to host an event for parents, foster families, and providers working with children with a disability to network and learn additional tools. Presentations will include:

o Behaviors and interventions
o Self-care
o Nutrition
o Navigating systems
o Childcare for children with disabilities
o Make and take sensory toys

There will also be information on local events for families, resources, and brochures from service providers.

Bank of the Cascades supports PartnerSports Camp

Image: Check from Bank of the CascadesA generous donation from the Bank of the Cascades will help ensure we have some happy campers in Douglas County this summer.

Last week, bank representatives delivered a check for $2,000 to Douglas Education Service District’s Bryan Hinson and Mike Goetz of the YMCA of Douglas County. The funds will support our jointly sponsored PartnerSports Camp program, which will take place this summer from July 10-20.

More Resources

Office of Developmental Disabilities Services website intends to increase awareness and access to the many services and supports provided by ODDS. ODDS strives to support choices of individuals with disabilities and their families within communities by promoting and providing services that are person-centered and directed, flexible, community inclusive, and supportive of the discovery and development of each individual's unique gifts, talents and abilities. The website has more detailed and specific information


Image: Map of EI/ESCE RegionEI-ECSE Region

Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education

The Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education program provides specialized services to infants, toddlers and preschool children with developmental

Regional Transition Network

The South Western Regional Transition Network serves Coos, Curry, and Douglas counties. It provides technical assistance and support to school districts for students with disabilities who are of transition age. The Transition Technical Assistance Network was created in 2013 to further improve Oregon’s systems of designing and delivering employment services to those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Learn more about the statewide network here.

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