IDEA 2004: Building the Legacy
Part C (birth - 2 years old)
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collaboration regarding child find, monitoring, financial responsibility, provision of early intervention services, and transition. Another commenter requested that the
Department clarify the meaning of the term “methods,” as it
is used in §303.604(a)(3).
Discussion: Under section 641(e) of the Act, the functions of the Council include, among other duties, advising and assisting the lead agency in carrying out its single line
of responsibility for the State’s Part C statewide system
under 635(a)(10) of the Act. The single line of responsibility covers, in part, general supervision and monitoring; coordination of Federal, State, local and private resources; assignment of financial responsibility to the appropriate agency; development of procedures that ensure timely service provision; resolution of intra-agency and interagency disputes; and entry into interagency
agreements that define each agency’s financial
responsibility for early intervention services and that include all additional components necessary for ensuring cooperation and coordination between agencies. One of the
Council’s roles under section 641(e)(1)(C) of the Act is to
advise the lead agency and the SEA on early childhood transition policies. The Department has found that noncompliance with Part C requirements can be due to