IDEA 2004: Building the Legacy
Part C (birth - 2 years old)
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that each State must have a comprehensive child find system that ensures that all infants and toddlers with disabilities in the State who are eligible for early intervention services under this part (including children who have been screened in the past and those who have never been screened) are identified, located, and evaluated. This section includes specific requirements to facilitate identification, location, and evaluation of all of these children.
For children who are screened and not suspected of having a disability, all of the general child find
requirements in new §303.302 (proposed §303.301) apply and,
in addition, the lead agency or EIS provider must ensure
that the parent is provided notice under §303.421, and
that, pursuant to new §303.320(a)(2)(ii) (proposed
§303.303(a)(3)), the notice describes the parent’s right to
request an evaluation. These provisions provide sufficient protection for children who are screened and not suspected of having a disability.
Further, a lead agency may adopt specific screening procedures, consistent with the requirements in new
§303.320 (proposed §303.303). As part of these procedures,
a State could mandate re-screening or other protections for children who have been screened but are not suspected of