(1) Each contractor for early childhood special education and early intervention services shall assist in the development of a local early intervention interagency advisory council in every county within the contractor’s service area.
(2) Each local early intervention interagency advisory council shall include as members at least 20 percent parents of preschool children with disabilities, 20 percent providers of early childhood special education and early intervention services or other services to preschool children with disabilities, a representative of the State Commission on Children and Families and representatives from public and private agencies that serve young children and their families, including but not limited to Head Start and Oregon prekindergartens, community child care, the Child Care Division of the Employment Department, local school districts, education service districts, Department of Education regional special education programs, community mental health and developmental disabilities programs, Department of Human Services health programs, child welfare programs and public assistance programs, Indian education agencies, migrant programs serving young children and community colleges.
(3) Each local early intervention interagency advisory council shall select its own chairperson and vice chairperson and fix the duties of its officers.
(4) The department shall establish procedures pursuant to rules of the State Board of Education for seeking and considering local council advice regarding the selection of contractors, coordination of services and procedures for local resolution of disputes. [1991 c.749 §13; 1993 c.45 §235; 1995 c.278 §42; 1999 c.989 §25; 2001 c.900 §55]Section: Previous 343.490 343.495 343.498 343.499 343.500 343.503 343.505 343.507 343.509 343.510 343.511 343.513 343.515 343.517 343.519 Next
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