IDEA 2004: Building the Legacy
Part C (birth - 2 years old)
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§303.300 to identify and distinguish the following required
components of the Part C statewide early intervention
system: (a) pre-referral (public awareness and child find) policies and procedures, (b) referral policies and procedures, and (c) post-referral policies and procedures. Accordingly, we have renumbered the public awareness
program provisions as new §303.301 and the child find
provisions as new §303.302.
In order for the Part C statewide system to identify, locate, evaluate, and serve all infants and toddlers with disabilities effectively, the system must be both comprehensive and coordinated. As clarified in this subpart, this means establishing policies and procedures for (a) pre-referral activities (i.e., to make the public aware of the availability of early intervention services and to coordinate with other programs to identify and locate infants and toddlers with disabilities), (b) the referral of children under the age of three to the Part C program, and (c) post-referral activities (i.e., the screening, if applicable, of children under the age of three who have been referred to the Part C program under
new §303.320 (proposed §303.303); the evaluation and
assessment of the child and the child’s family under new
§303.321 (proposed §303.320); and the development, review,