Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Final Part C Regulations Issued: Finally!

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Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Education issued final regulations for IDEA, Part C, the  program for children with developmental delays from birth to two.  These regs have been anticipated since the last reauthorization in 2004.The new final regs for infants and toddlers are available at this link.

A summary  by USDOE of the regs is provided here.    The official press release is here.

Also yesterday, DOE announced new proposed Part B (older kids) rules concerning the billing of mediacre for services. The proposed rules may be found here.

These regs are an important resouece for parents of young kiddos with disabilities and for those who work with these kiddos.

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