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not be provided in the natural environment.

(B) The determination of the appropriate setting for providing early intervention services to an infant or toddler with a disability, including any justification for not providing a particular early intervention service in the natural environment for that infant or toddler with a disability and service, must be--

(1) Made by the IFSP Team (which includes the parent and other team members);

(2) Consistent with the provisions in §§303.13(a)(8),

303.26, and 303.126; and

(3) Based on the child’s outcomes that are identified

by the IFSP Team in paragraph (c) of this section;

(iii) The location of the early intervention services; and

(iv) The payment arrangements, if any.

(2) As used in paragraph (d)(1)(i) of this section--

(i) Frequency and intensity mean the number of days or sessions that a service will be provided, and whether the service is provided on an individual or group basis;

(ii) Method means how a service is provided;

(iii) Length means the length of time the service is provided during each session of that service (such as an hour or other specified time period); and