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functions of a related services provider under Part B of the Act and an early intervention service provider under Part C of the Act.

Changes: None.

Early intervention services, general (§303.13(a))

Comment: One commenter recommended changing the defined

term early intervention services to “early intervention” so

that readers would not confuse early intervention services under Part C of the Act with the early intervening services described in 34 CFR 300.226 of the Part B regulations.

Discussion: The term early intervention services, defined

in §303.13(a), mirrors the term “early intervention

services” referenced throughout Part C of the Act. In

order to remain consistent with the statutory language, we have not changed the term early intervention services within this part.

Changes: None.

Comment: One commenter recommended that we modify the definition of early intervention services to reflect the provisions in 34 CFR 300.324(a)(2) of the Part B

regulations, which require a child’s individualized

education program (IEP) Team consider special factors when

developing a child’s IEP.

Discussion: We address this comment in our discussion of