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Discussion: Section 303.344(e) states that the IFSP must, to the extent appropriate, identify medical and other services that the child or family needs or is receiving through other sources, but that are neither required nor funded under this part. While childcare is not specifically included in paragraph (e) of this section, an IFSP Team may decide, when appropriate, to identify

childcare as an “other service” that is not required under

Part C of the Act. We decline to revise the regulations as requested by the commenter because listing every service

that may be considered as an “other service” would be


Changes: None.

Comment: Some commenters agreed with removing the

requirement in current §303.344(e)(1)(ii) that the IFSP

identify funding sources for the medical and other services not required by Part C of the Act, stating that the requirement was both beyond the scope of Part C services and an additional burden on lead agencies. However, other commenters disagreed, arguing that, absent such information in the IFSP, children might not receive the additional services that they need, which would defeat the purposes of the Act to ensure that early intervention services are