IDEA 2004: Building the Legacy
Part C (birth - 2 years old)
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educational costs to our society, including our nation’s
schools, by minimizing the need for special education and related services after infants and toddlers with
disabilities reach school age. Thus, new §303.302(a)(3)
(proposed §303.301(a)(3)) does not require a determination
as to whether a specific infant or toddler with a disability will or will not require future services, but rather reflects one of the critical findings underlying Part C of the Act.
Discussion: We have made a minor change to new §303.302(b)
(1)(i) (proposed §303.301(b)(1)(i)) to clarify that the
coordination with tribes, tribal organizations, and consortia is for the purpose of identifying infants and toddlers with disabilities in the State based, in part, on the information provided by these entities to the lead
agency under §303.731(e)(1).
Changes: We have revised the parenthetical in new
§303.302(b)(1)(i) (proposed §303.301(b)(1)(i)) by adding
the words “to identify infants and toddlers with
disabilities in the State based, in part, on” before the
words “the information provided.”
Comment: Many commenters supported retaining the