IDEA 2004: Building the Legacy
Part C (birth - 2 years old)
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and implementation of the IFSP, under §§303.342 through
Subpart D follows the general chronological order of the pre-referral, referral, and post-referral components of the Part C statewide system. Specifically, this subpart begins by describing the required public awareness program (part of the pre-referral process) and ends with a requirement that public agencies and EIS providers that are directly responsible for providing early intervention services to a child make good faith efforts to assist that
child in achieving the outcomes in the child’s IFSP (part
of the post-referral process). In this way, we intend subpart D of these regulations to provide the framework for effectively identifying, locating, and providing early intervention services to all eligible infants and toddlers with disabilities.
Changes: We have added new §303.300 to identify and
distinguish between the pre-referral, referral, and post- referral components of a statewide early intervention system. Section 303.300 states that the statewide comprehensive, coordinated, multidisciplinary interagency system to provide early intervention services for infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families required
in §303.1 must include the following components: (a) Pre-