IDEA 2004: Building the Legacy
Part C (birth - 2 years old)
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§303.343(a)(1)(v) and (a)(1)(vi) at every IFSP periodic
review meeting would be burdensome and unnecessary and thus we refrain from making the change requested by the commenter.
The commenter correctly notes that a parent may invite advocates or individuals outside of the family to periodic
reviews under §303.343(a)(1)(ii). However, that provision
may not be used to override the lead agency’s determination
of when conditions warrant the attendance of individuals directly involved in conducting evaluations and assessments or who are EIS providers.
Content of an IFSP (§303.344)
Results or outcomes (§303.344(c))
Comment: A few commenters requested that the parenthetical phrase referencing the inclusion of pre-literacy and language skills as developmentally appropriate for the
child be deleted from §303.344(c). One commenter stated
that adding this parenthetical phrase to this section,
which requires that a child’s IFSP include a statement of
the measurable results or measurable outcomes expected to be achieved by the child, creates confusion between Part C and Part B responsibilities. The commenter recommended replacing the proposed language in the parenthetical with