IDEA 2004: Building the Legacy
Part C (birth - 2 years old)
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§§303.342(d) and (e) and 303.343(a). We also have included
a parenthetical in this new section confirming that this conference and meeting may be combined into one meeting.
Comment: A few commenters sought guidance on how the
transition requirements in §303.209 apply, including how to
implement the transition timeline requirements in
§§303.209(c)(1) and 303.209(d)(2) for children served under
Discussion: We have added new §303.209(f) to clarify that
the transition requirements under §303.209 apply to all
toddlers with disabilities before they turn three years old and to identify the separate, additional transition requirements that apply to toddlers with disabilities in a
State that offers services under §303.211. Thus, new
§303.209(f)(1) sets forth the requirement that the lead
agency must ensure the transition requirements in §303.209
apply to all toddlers with disabilities (including toddlers with disabilities in a State that offers services under
§303.211) before they turn three years old.
For toddlers with disabilities in a State that offers
services under §303.211, we also have clarified in new
§303.209(f)(2) the additional requirements that apply at
the transition conference. Under new §303.209(f)(2), at
the transition conference, the parents of a toddler with a