IDEA 2004: Building the Legacy
Part C (birth - 2 years old)
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devices or technologies are included in the definition and, therefore, indicating that a specific device or technology is excluded is unnecessary. Additionally, we note that, while Part C lead agencies are not responsible for providing personal devices meant for daily or personal use, such as eyeglasses, hearing aids, or prosthetic limbs, to an infant or toddler with a disability, these devices may be an early intervention service if the device is not
surgically implanted (§303.13(b)(1)(i) specifically
excludes medical devices that are surgically implanted), and the IFSP Team determines that the infant or toddler with a disability requires such a personal device to meet the unique developmental needs of that infant or toddler.
Comment: One commenter recommended that we modify the definition of assistive technology device and service to be consistent with the Assistive Technology Act (P.L. 105- 394).
Discussion: The definitions of assistive technology device
and service in §303.13(b)(1) align with section 602(1) and
(2) of the Act. The definitions in section 602(1)(A) and (2) of the Act are substantially similar to the definitions of assistive technology device and assistive technology service in section 3(3) and (4) of the Assistive Technology