Coordinated Early Intervention Services Crucial for Oregon Families
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Early Intervention reduces need for ECSE
When EI services are adequate and tailored to a child’s unique needs, the evidence shows that children respond extremely well to the services. In 2014, 91 to 95 percent of Oregon infants and toddlers participating in EI services showed developmental improvements. Some 61 to 81 percent of all infants and toddlers demonstrated substantial growth, meaning they will need fewer ECSE and Special Education...
Early Works Helps Earl Boyles Families with Housing Needs
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Early Works this summer is helping Earl Boyles Elementary families stay in their homes or find new ones as housing costs climb throughout east Multnomah County.
Josue Peña-Juarez, the new program’s housing and family advocate, has embarked on seeking new homes for two families who have been evicted from their apartments.
One man, his pregnant wife and three children recently received a 90-day no-cause eviction, and another family was evicted...