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Public agency (§303.30)

Comment: None.

Discussion: We use the term public agency in this part to refer to public agencies that provide early intervention services as well as public agencies that provide other services or are sources of funding for early intervention services. Therefore, we have revised the definition of

public agency in §303.30 to make clear that the term

includes the lead agency and any other agency or political subdivision of the State. We also have clarified, in

§303.12, that a public agency that is responsible for

providing early intervention services to infants and toddlers with disabilities under this part and their

families is an EIS provider under §303.12.

Changes: We have removed the phrase “that is responsible

for providing early intervention services to infants and toddlers with disabilities under this part and their

families” from §303.30.

Qualified personnel (§303.31)

Comment: One commenter requested that the word “area” in

the definition of qualified personnel in §303.31 be changed

to “type of early intervention services.” The commenter

expressed concern that an individual could provide services

in the “area” of occupational therapy, but not be a