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assist the family of an infant or toddler with a disability in understanding the special needs of the child and

enhancing the child’s development.

Changes: None.

Comment: One commenter questioned how the family training

services referenced in §303.13(b)(3) differ from the parent

training referenced in the definition of psychological

services in §303.13(b)(10)(iv).

Discussion: The term family training, as used in

§303.13(b)(3), is an example of an early intervention

service identified in section 632(4)(E) of the Act and

parent training is referenced in §303.13(b)(10)(iv) as an

example of one component of a program of psychological services for an infant or toddler with a disability. While there may be some overlap in these services, the purposes

and providers of the trainings may differ. “Family

training” as used in §303.13(b)(3) is broader than “parent

training” in §303.13(b)(10)(iv). For example, family

training in §303.13(b)(3) may include training in any area

related to the special needs of the infant or toddler with a disability (such as the use of specialized equipment or feeding techniques); whereas, parent training as used in

§303.13(b)(10)(iv) only encompasses training with respect

to the child’s psychological condition and the