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(2) May decline a service after first accepting it, without jeopardizing other early intervention services under this part.

(Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1436(e), 1439(a)(3))

§303.421 Prior written notice and procedural safeguards


(a) General. Prior written notice must be provided to parents a reasonable time before the lead agency or an EIS provider proposes, or refuses, to initiate or change the identification, evaluation, or placement of their infant or toddler, or the provision of early intervention services to the infant or toddler with a disability and

that infant’s or toddler’s family.

(b) Content of notice. The notice must be in sufficient detail to inform parents about--

(1) The action that is being proposed or refused;

(2) The reasons for taking the action; and

(3) All procedural safeguards that are available under this subpart, including a description of mediation in

§303.431, how to file a State complaint in §§303.432

through 303.434 and a due process complaint in the

provisions adopted under §303.430(d), and any timelines

under those procedures.

(c) Native language. (1) The notice must be--