IDEA 2004: Building the Legacy
Part C (birth - 2 years old)
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research and demonstration projects being conducted in the State. To the extent consistent with this statutory
requirement, §303.117 provides more detail on the
information that must be included in the directory. Section 303.117 requires the central directory to include information about: public and private early intervention services, resources, and experts available in the State; professional and other groups that provide assistance to infants and toddlers with disabilities eligible under Part C of the Act and their families; and research and demonstration projects being conducted in the State relating to infants and toddlers with disabilities. Section 303.117 identifies the minimal information that the directory must include for the directory to be useful to the general public. Nothing in the Act or these regulations prohibits a State from including other relevant information that it deems appropriate.
Section 303.117 requires that the central directory contain accurate and up-to-date information. To comply with the requirement that the information be accurate and up-to-date, States likely may update their central directories more often than annually. Thus, including a requirement that the directory be updated at least annually might be interpreted as setting a lower standard than the