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it is important to include this last element in the written notice to ensure that parents are informed of the general potential costs that may result from using their public benefits or insurance to pay for Part C services. Additionally, we are adding this last element in response to the many comments we received about the need to make parents aware of these general costs.

Finally, we note that, under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and implementing regulations (42 U.S.C. 2000d et seq. and 34 CFR 100.1 et seq.), State lead agencies, as recipients of Federal funds, must take reasonable steps to ensure that persons of limited English proficiency (LEP) have meaningful access to programs and activities funded by the Federal government, including Part C services and any notices required under these regulations and Part C of the Act. Providing meaningful access may require the State lead agency to ensure that the notice is provided in a language other than English either through oral or written translation.

Consent provisions under Part C and Part B of the Act and alignment between public and private insurance. In

response to commenters’ concerns about other Part C consent

provisions and alignment between Parts B and C of IDEA, we

note that under section 639(a)(3) of the Act and §303.420,