(1) Whenever the parent of a child believes that the child is eligible for early childhood special education or early intervention services or is concerned about the child’s developmental progress, the parent may initiate a referral to the contractor, or the designated referral and evaluation agency, in the county where the child resides.
(2) Services contractors, community agencies or individuals in the community may also assist the family to initiate a referral if they believe that a child is eligible for early childhood special education or early intervention services or they are concerned about the child’s developmental progress.
(3) Nothing in this section shall relieve school districts of the duty to identify, locate and evaluate preschool children with disabilities under ORS 343.157. [1991 c.749 §16; 1993 c.45 §236; 1993 c.749 §19]Section: Previous 343.505 343.507 343.509 343.510 343.511 343.513 343.515 343.517 343.519 343.520 343.521 343.523 343.525 343.527 343.530 Next
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