Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE)

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    WHAT IS EARLY CHILD SPECIAL EDUCATION?

    Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) is a state and federally-mandated program for young children with disabilities ages 3-5. Children who meet eligibility criteria may receive Early Childhood Special Education services in various settings such as a pre-kindergarten classroom, in the home, or community settings such as Head Start and preschool. 

    ESC Region 11 provides professional development and on-site support for early childhood staff working with three to five-year-old children with disabilities