IDEA 2004: Building the Legacy
Part C (birth - 2 years old)
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section 636(a)(3) of the Act regarding a multidisciplinary team developing the IFSP.
Discussion: As noted in the Analysis of Comments and
Changes section for §303.24, we agree with commenters
regarding the definition of multidisciplinary as it applies
to IFSP Teams and have added in §303.340, concerning the
development, review, and implementation of an IFSP, a
reference to the “multidisciplinary team, which includes
the parents” to reflect the requirements in section 636(a)
(3) of the Act. The IFSP participant requirements in
§303.343, together with §§303.24(b) and 303.340, clarify
that the multidisciplinary IFSP Team requires the involvement of the parent and two or more individuals from separate disciplines or professions, one of whom must be the service coordinator.
Changes: We have added after the reference to “IFSP” in
§303.340 the following phrase “developed by a
multidisciplinary team, which includes the parents” from
section 636(a)(3) of the Act.
Procedures for IFSP development, review, and evaluation
Discussion: Based upon further review of §303.342(a), we
have determined that it is not entirely accurate to refer