IDEA 2004: Building the Legacy
Part C (birth - 2 years old)
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§303.420(a)(2), each child under the age of three who is
referred for evaluation or early intervention services under this part and suspected of having a disability, receives--
(i) A timely, comprehensive, multidisciplinary evaluation of the child in accordance with paragraph (b) of this section unless eligibility is established under paragraph (a)(3)(i) of this section; and
(ii) If the child is determined eligible as an infant
or toddler with a disability as defined in §303.21-–
(A) A multidisciplinary assessment of the unique strengths and needs of that infant or toddler and the identification of services appropriate to meet those needs;
(B) A family-directed assessment of the resources, priorities, and concerns of the family and the identification of the supports and services necessary to enhance the family's capacity to meet the developmental needs of that infant or toddler. The assessments of the child and family are described in paragraph (c) of this section and these assessments may occur simultaneously with the evaluation, provided that the requirements of paragraph (b) of this section are met.
(2) As used in this part--
(i) Evaluation means the procedures used by qualified