IDEA 2004: Building the Legacy
Part C (birth - 2 years old)
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exhaustive list and may include other developmental, corrective, or supportive services that meet the needs of a child as determined by the IFSP Team, provided that the
services meet the criteria identified in §303.13(a) and the
applicable State’s definition of early intervention
services. We added the previous definitions of nursing services and nutritional services to these final regulations because these definitions are defined in the current regulations and relied upon by the field. However, adding new definitions of additional services identified by the commenters, such as music therapy and respite care, is not necessary.
Changes: We have added new §303.13(b)(6) to define nursing
services to include the assessment of health status for the purpose of providing nursing care, including the identification of patterns of human response to actual or potential health problems; the provision of nursing care to prevent health problems, restore or improve functioning, and promote optimal health and development; and the administration of medications, treatments, and regimens prescribed by a licensed physician.
We have also added new §303.13(b)(7) to define
nutrition services to include: (i) conducting individual assessments in nutritional history and dietary intake;