Child Find

  • The Portland Public Schools conducts specific activities for the purposes of locating, evaluating and identifying students ages birth to twenty-one (21) with suspected disabilities and who reside within the district’s boundaries. This includes students attending private schools within the Portland Public School’s attendance area.

    Evaluations birth to 5 years The Early Childhood Team conducts comprehensive developmental evaluations for children birth to 5 years old who are suspected of having a disability. The team determines eligibility for Early Intervention, Early Childhood Special Education and school age eligibilities. Once children are determined to be eligible for services, Multnomah Early Childhood Program (MECP) will work with families to develop an Individual Family Service Plan. For more information about early childhood services, contact MECP at 503-261-5535.

    Evaluation Referrals- Multnomah County Early Intervention

    For children ages 5-21 years of age, please call Special Education Department at (503) 916-3152

Multilingual Special Education Family Toolkit

Contact Us

  • Assistive Technology

  • Early Childhood and Kindergarten Transition

  • Outside Agency Resources and Parent Organizations

  • Special Education Advisory Council (SPEAC)

  • Special Education Family and Community Specialist

  • Special Education Service Delivery Models

  • Procedural Safeguards

  • Special Education Procedures Manual