“Administrative Unit” means the school district or ESD within each region chosen to operate the regional program through contract with the Department of Education.
“Consultation services” means technical assistance to or conferring with the local education agency and staff or early intervention/early childhood special education providers and staff or families to assist them to provide services to eligible children.
“Department” means the Oregon Department of Education.
“Direct services” means services provided to the child by regional specialists.
“Eligible children” means children with low-incidence, high need disabilities who need the services of the regional program.
“Regional program” means direct or consultative services funded through the Department provided on a single or multi-county basis that assist school districts and early intervention/ early childhood special education providers in meeting the unique needs of eligible children.