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procedural safeguards that apply to parents who decide their child should receive preschool services under Part B

of the Act. The notice required under §303.211(b)(1) must

identify procedural safeguards that apply, which identification requirement can be met by including the

content requirements from §303.421(b)(3) and 34 CFR

300.504(c) and an explanation of the major differences between the procedural safeguards available under the separate programs.

Changes: We have deleted in §303.211(b)(1) “served

pursuant to this section” and added the phrase “eligible

for services under section 619 of the Act and who previously received early intervention services under this

part will be” before “provided annual notice.”

Educational component (§303.211(b)(2))

Comment: One commenter recommended including the words

“social and health” in §303.211(b)(2) to reinforce that the

Part C program promotes education, social, and health therapies.

Discussion: It is not necessary to include the words

“social and health” in §303.211(b)(2) because the Part C

requirements apply to children receiving services under

§303.211 in the same manner as they do to all other

children receiving services under Part C of the Act, which