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contain a statement of the “measurable results or outcomes

expected to be achieved for the infant or toddler and the

family.” The Department interprets the word “measurable”

in this section of the Act to modify both the words

“results” and “outcomes.” For this reason, it is

appropriate to clarify, in §303.344(c), that the IFSP must

contain measurable results or measurable outcomes. Further clarification is not necessary given that there is little material difference, for IFSP content purposes, between the

meaning of the terms “results” and “outcomes” and we use

these terms in the regulation because they are both referenced in the section 636 of the Act.

Changes: None.

Comment: Two commenters recommended that the word

“functional” be inserted before every use of the word

“outcomes” in these regulations. Two other commenters

requested that, for clarity, the word “expected” be

inserted before the words “results, outcomes, or early

intervention services” in §303.344(c)(2).

Discussion: We agree with the commenters who recommended

we add the term “expected” before the words “results,

outcomes, or early intervention services are necessary” in

§303.344(c)(2). Therefore, we have made the requested

change.