Ed_gov_transparent ED.gov - Link to ED.gov Home Page

Note:  This document has been delivered to the Office of the Federal Register but has not yet been scheduled for publication.  The official version of this document is the document that is published in the Federal Register.

§§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

§303.211.

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