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to children who have “been evaluated for the first time and

determined to be eligible under this part” in the lead-in

to this section because, as stated in new §303.321(a)(3)(i)

(proposed §303.320(a)(2)(iii)), a child’s Part C

eligibility can be established through a review of his or her medical or other records, without the child being evaluated.

Changes: We have deleted the phrase “for a child who has

been evaluated for the first time and determined to be

eligible under this part” from §303.342(a) and have

inserted, in its place, “for a child referred to the Part C

program and determined to be eligible under this part as an

infant or toddler with a disability.”

Comment: Some commenters recommended that §303.342 be

revised to require IFSP Teams, in developing the IFSP of an infant or toddler with a disability, to consider the same special factors that IEP Teams must consider under 34 CFR 300.324(a)(2) of the Part B regulations. These commenters suggested requiring every IFSP Team to consider strategies to address the following: (1) specific behaviors of an infant or toddler with a disability whose behavior impedes his or her development or the development of other infants

or toddlers with disabilities; (2) the language needs of

an infant or toddler with a disability who has limited