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definition of native language in §303.25.

(b) Procedures for evaluation of the child. In conducting an evaluation, no single procedure may be used

as the sole criterion for determining a child’s eligibility

under this part. Procedures must include--

(1) Administering an evaluation instrument;

(2) Taking the child’s history (including

interviewing the parent);

(3) Identifying the child’s level of functioning in

each of the developmental areas in §303.21(a)(1);

(4) Gathering information from other sources such as family members, other care-givers, medical providers, social workers, and educators, if necessary, to understand

the full scope of the child’s unique strengths and needs;


(5) Reviewing medical, educational, or other records.

(c) Procedures for assessment of the child and family. (1) An assessment of each infant or toddler with a disability must be conducted by qualified personnel in

order to identify the child’s unique strengths and needs

and the early intervention services appropriate to meet those needs. The assessment of the child must include the following--

(i) A review of the results of the evaluation