IDEA 2004: Building the Legacy
Part C (birth - 2 years old)
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the Act. Part 303 also applies to each child referred to Part C, as well as to infants and toddlers with disabilities (i.e., children determined eligible for services under Part C of the Act) and the families of these children, consistent with the definitions of child in
§303.6 and infant or toddler with a disability in §303.21.
Changes: We have revised the title of §303.2 to read
“Eligible recipients of an award and applicability of this
part.” We have added a new paragraph (b) to provide that
the provisions of Part 303 apply to the lead agency and any EIS provider that is part of the Part C statewide system of early intervention services, regardless of whether that EIS provider receives funds under Part C of the Act, and to all children referred to the Part C program and infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families. New paragraph (b) also provides that Part 303 does not apply to a child with a disability receiving a free appropriate public education or FAPE under 34 CFR part 300.
At-risk infant or toddler (§303.5)
Comment: Two commenters supported the proposed definition
of at-risk infant or toddler in §303.5. Other commenters
recommended revising the definition to expand the list of factors that could cause an infant or toddler to be considered at-risk. The suggested factors included