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that the participating agency must comply with a

parent’s request without unnecessary delay and in no

case more than 10 days after the parent makes the request to inspect and review records.

• New §303.409(c) requires the participating agency to

provide at no cost to the parent, a copy of each evaluation, assessment of the child, family assessment, and IFSP as soon as possible after each IFSP meeting.

• Section 303.414(b) sets forth the specific exceptions

to the parental consent required before a participating agency may disclose personally identifiable information under these regulations.

• Proposed §303.414(d), regarding limited disclosures of

personally identifiable information in early intervention records that may be sought by Protection and Advocacy (P&A) agencies, has been removed.

Parental Consent and Surrogate Parents

• Section 303.420(c) is revised to indicate that a lead

agency may not use the due process hearing procedures under this part or under Part B of the Act to

challenge a parent’s refusal to provide any consent

required under §303.420(a), which includes consent for

evaluations and assessments.