IDEA 2004: Building the Legacy
Part C (birth - 2 years old)
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Public agency (§303.30)
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