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referral policies and procedures that include a public

awareness program as described in new §303.301 (proposed

§303.300) and a comprehensive child find system as

described in new §303.302 (proposed §303.301); (b)

Referral policies and procedures as described in new

§303.303 (proposed §303.302); and (c) Post-referral

policies and procedures to ensure compliance with the

timeline requirements in new §303.310 and that include

screening, if applicable, as described in new §303.320

(proposed §303.303); evaluations and assessments as

described in new §303.321 (proposed §303.320); and

development, review, and implementation of IFSPs as

described in §§303.342 through 303.346.

Public awareness program--information for parents (new

§303.301) (proposed §303.300)

Comment: A few commenters supported proposed §303.300(a)

(1)(ii), which specifically included parents with premature infants or infants with other physical risk factors associated with learning or developmental complications among those parents to whom information about early intervention services must be disseminated. These commenters requested that we add a requirement that child find activities be conducted in collaboration with parent advocacy groups or other community agencies that are