IDEA 2004: Building the Legacy
Part C (birth - 2 years old)
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a disability learn even when a teacher or therapist is not present, we agree that EIS providers should work with the parents of an infant or toddler with a disability so that the parents can continue to assist the child whenever a learning opportunity occurs. However, in addition to the
reasons stated, adding language to §303.13 as requested is
not necessary because the definition of EIS provider in
§303.12(b)(3) specifies that such providers are responsible
for consulting with and training parents and others concerning the provision of early intervention services described in the IFSP of the infant or toddler with a disability. Additionally, this consultation and training will provide family members with the tools to facilitate a
child’s development even when a teacher or therapist is not
Types of early intervention services (§303.13(b))
Comment: One commenter supported our proposal to remove nutrition services and nursing services from the types of
early intervention services identified in §303.13(b)
(current §303.12(d)(6) through (d)(7)), stating that these
services are medical in nature and not consistent with the definition of early intervention as a developmental program.