IDEA 2004: Building the Legacy
Part C (birth - 2 years old)
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other individuals who are not employees or representatives of participating agencies, parental consent is required
under §303.414 for the lead agency to be able to disclose
personally identifiable information to these individuals at the meeting.
We also have clarified that the additional information to be provided to the LEA to ensure continuity of services includes a copy of the most recent evaluation and assessments of the child and family and the most recent IFSP.
Changes: We have added the words “smooth” and “from Part C
services” in §303.344(h)(1). We also have added the words
“confirmation that” to precede the words “child find
information” and “if required under §303.414” to follow the
phrase “parental consent” in §303.344(h)(2)(iii). We also
have clarified that the additional information in
§303.344(h)(2)(iii) includes a copy of the most recent
evaluation and assessments of the child and family and the most recent IFSP.
Comment: One commenter stated that the requirement in
proposed §303.344(h)(1)(iii) that an IFSP include the steps
that must be taken to support the transition of the child to early education, Head Start and Early Head Start, or child care programs is inappropriate because it is not