IDEA 2004: Building the Legacy
Part C (birth - 2 years old)
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(proposed §303.13(b)(11)) to “developmental instruction”
because “special instruction” services may not be covered
by public or private insurance.
Discussion: Section 632(4)(E)(ii) of the Act references
“special instruction” as an example of an early
intervention service. The definition of special instruction has not changed substantively from the
definition of special instruction in current §303.12(d)(13)
and specifically includes developmental instruction. States may refer to this early intervention service as
“developmental instruction” or use another term, provided
that it meets the definition of special instruction in
§303.13(b). Moreover, many States currently use the term
“special instruction” and, thus, revisions to the title of
this definition are not necessary.
Types of early intervention services--speech-language
pathology services (new §303.13(b)(15)) (proposed
Comment: Some commenters recommended that sign language, cued language, auditory/oral language, and transliteration services be defined separately from, and not included in, the definition of speech-language pathology services because they are different types of services. One