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Title 34Subtitle BChapter IIIPart 303 → Appendix


Title 34: Education
PART 303—EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAM FOR INFANTS AND TODDLERS WITH DISABILITIES


Appendix A to Part 303—Index for IDEA Part C Regulations

ABILITY TO PAY (State definition)303.521(a)(3).
ABROGATION OF STATE SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY303.103.
ABUSE or NEGLECT:
  At-risk infant or toddler (Definition)303.5.
  Referral of specific at-risk infants and toddlers303.303(b).
ACCESS (TO); ACCESSING (A-O):
  Access rights (of parents)303.405.
  Culturally competent services (Traditionally underserved groups)303.227(b).
  Early Intervention records (definition)303.403(b).
  Early Intervention services
  See also “Service Coordination (Services)”
303.34(b)(1).
ACCESS (TO); ACCESSING (P-Z):
  Personally identifiable information (Employees with access)303.415(d).
  Private insurance (Parental consent prior to using or accessing)303.520(b)(1)(i).
  Public Insurance (Written notification prior to using or accessing303.520(a).
  Records (Keep and afford access to the Secretary)303.224(b).
  Safeguards (Employees with access to personally identifiable information)303.415(d).
ACCESSIBLE; ACCESSIBILITY:
  Central directory (Accessible to general public)303.117.
  Individualized family service plan (IFSP) meetings (Accessibility and convenience of)303.342(d).
  See also “Convenience (of hearings; meetings)”303.602(b)(2).
  Meetings (Of Council).
ACCESSIBILITY STANDARDS (Construction or Alteration):
  Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities303.104(b)(1).
  Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards303.104(b)(2).
ACQUISITION OF EQUIPMENT (Construction):
  Appropriate equipment and construction or alteration of facilities303.104.
  See also “Accessibility standards”
ACT:
  Definition (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA))303.4.
ADAPTIVE DEVELOPMENT:
  Developmental delay in303.21(a)(1)(v).
  Early Intervention services (Definition)303.13(a)(4)(v).
o  See also in “Occupational therapy”303.13(b)(8).
  Evaluation and assessment (Of the child)303.321(b)(3).
  Individualized family service plan (IFSP) content (Child's status)303.344(a).
  Infant or toddler with a disability (Definition)303.21(a)(1)(v).
ADVOCATE (Noun):
  Individualized family service plan (IFSP) Team303.343(a)(1)(iii).
AGGREGATE AMOUNT:
  Payments to Indians303.731(a)(3).
  State allotments (Definition)303.732(d)(1).
o  See also “State allotments”303.732(a),(b).
AMENDMENTS (To a State's application):
  Functions of the Council (Advise and assist lead agency with)303.604(a)(4).
  Modifications required by the Secretary303.228(c)(1).
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT:
  Civil Action303.448(e).
APPLICABLE REGULATIONS303.3.
APPLICATION:
  See “State Application”
ASSESSMENT:
  Assessment of child and family (Definition)303.321(a)(2)(ii).
  Early Intervention services (Types of services)303.13(b)(6)(i), (b)(7)(i), (b)(8)(i), (b)(9)(i), (b)(10)(i)-(b)(10)(ii), (b)(13)(ii), (b)(17)(i).
  Procedures for assessment of the child303.321(c)(1).
  Procedures for assessment of the family303.321(c)(2).
  Voluntary on part of the family303.321(c)(2)(i).
  See also “Evaluation (And Assessment)”
ASSISTANTS (In personnel standards):
  Use of303.119(c).
  See also “Paraprofessionals”.
ASSISTIVE and ORTHOTIC DEVICES:
  Occupational therapy (Fabrication of)303.13(b)(8)(ii).
ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY (AT):
  Assistive Technology (AT) device303.13(b)(1)(i).
  Assistive Technology (AT) service303.13(b)(1)(ii).
AT NO COST:
  Early Intervention services303.13(a)(3).
  Initial copy of Early Intervention record303.409(c).
  Parental rights at hearings (Record of hearing)303.444(c)(2).
  System of payments and fees303.521(a)(4)(i)-(a)(4)(ii).
AT-RISK:
  Annual report of children served303.721(a)(3).
  Audiology services (At-risk criteria)303.13(b)(2)(i).
  Council (Authorized activities)303.605(b).
  Definition (Infant or toddler)303.5.
  Description of Early Intervention services to303.204(b).
  Infant or toddler with a disability303.21(b).
  Permissive use of funds by lead agency303.501(e).
  Referral of specific at-risk infants and toddlers303.303(b).
  State's definition of (Application requirements)303.204(a).
AUDIOLOGY SERVICES:
  Definition303.13(b)(2).
  Qualified personnel (Audiologists)303.13(c)(1).
AUTHORIZED ACTIVITIES:
  Council303.605.
AWARD:
  Eligible recipients303.2(a).
  See also “Grants”.
BIE:
  See “Bureau of Indian Education”.
BLINDNESS; BLIND:
  Native language303.25(b).
  Special educators (Teachers of children with visual impairments (Including blindness))303.13(c)(11).
BRAILLE:
  Native language303.25(b).
BRAIN HEMORRAGE:
  At-Risk infant or toddler (Definition).303.5.
BUREAU OF INDIAN EDUCATION (BIE):
  Bureau of Indian Education (BIE)-funded schools303.23(c).
  Council Composition (Other members selected by the Governor)303.601(c).
  Payments to Indians303.731(d).
BUSINESS DAY (In Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part B):
  Resolution process (Agreement review period)303.442(e).
  Hearing rights303.444(a)(3), (b)(1).
CALENDAR DAY:
  See “Day” (Definition)303.9.
CHILD ABUSE, PREVENTION, AND TREATMENT ACT (CAPTA):
  Child protection and welfare programs under CAPTA303.302(c)(1)(ii)(G).
CASE MANAGEMENT:
  In “Service coordination services”303.34.
  Medicaid reference to303.34(c).
CENTRAL DIRECTORY:
  Public awareness program303.301(b)(3).
  State system requirement303.117.
CERTIFICATION (In Administration):
  Annual report of children served303.723.
  Annual report of children served (Other responsibilities of the lead agency)303.724(c).
  Public participation application303.208(a).
  Regarding financial responsibility303.202.
  State application requirement303.200(a).
CERTIFICATION (Of personnel):
  Personnel qualification standards303.119(b).
  Qualified personnel (Definition)303.31.
CHILD (Definition)303.6.
CHILD ABUSE, PREVENTION, AND TREATMENT ACT:
  See “CAPTA”.
CHILD COUNT:
  Accurate and unduplicated count (Annual report of children served—certification)303.723.
  Count and report (Annual report of children served—report requirement)303.721(a).
  Other responsibilities of lead agency:
o  Aggregate count data303.724(d).
o  Ensure documentation of count is maintained303.724(e).
o  Obtain certification (Of unduplicated and accurate count)303.724(c).
  Prohibited uses of funds (By Secretary of the Interior)303.731(f).
CHILD'S ELIGIBILITY:
  Evaluation and assessment of child303.320(a)(2)(i).
  No single procedure as sole criterion303.321(b).
  Not eligible (Agency determination)303.322.
  Parental consent before determining a child's eligibility303.420(a)(1)-(2).
  Status of child during pendency of a due process complaint303.430(e)(2).
  Transition to preschool303.209(b)(1).
CHILD FIND (A-E):
  At public expense (Functions not subject to fees)303.521(b)(1).
  Comprehensive child find system:
o  State system requirement303.115.
o  Substantive requirement303.302.
  Consistent with Part B303.302(a)(1).
  Content of an individualized family service plan (IFSP) (Transmission of child find information)303.344(h)(2)(iii).
  Coordination with other Federal and State efforts303.302(c)(1)-(c)(2).
CHILD FIND (F-PO):
  Financial responsibility for303.511(a).
  Functions of the Council (Intra-agency and interagency collaboration)303.604(a)(3).
  Payments to Indians (Use of funds)303.731(d).
  Payor of last resort (Interim payments and reimbursement)303.510(b).
CHILD FIND (PR-Z):
  Primary referral sources303.303(c).
  Public awareness program (Information to be provided to parents)303.301(b).
  Referral procedures (In general)303.303(a)(1).
  Scope of child find303.302(b).
  Screening procedures303.320.
  State monitoring and enforcement303.700(d)(2).
  State system requirement303.115.
CHILD WITH A DISABILITY:
  Composition of the Council303.601(a)(1)(ii).
  Infant or toddler with a disability (Definition)303.21(c).
  State option to make Early Intervention services available to children three and older (Rules of construction)303.211(e)(1).
CHROMOSOMAL ABNORMALITIES:
  Diagnosed physical or mental condition303.21(a)(2)(ii).
CIVIL ACTION (Part B):
  Civil action (In general)303.448(a).
  Finality of review decision303.446(d).
  Rule of construction303.448(e).
  Time limitation303.448(b).
CIVIL ACTION (Part C)303.438.
CLEFT PALATE; CLUB FOOT (Surgery for):
  Health services (Not included)303.16(c)(1)(i).
COCHLEAR IMPLANT:
  Assistive technology device (Not included)303.13(b)(1)(i).
  Health services (Not included)303.16(c)(1)(iii).
COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT:
  Content of an individualized family service plan (IFSP) (Child's status)303.344(a).
  Developmental delay in303.21(a)(1)(i).
  Early Intervention services (Definition)303.13(a)(4)(ii).
  Evaluation and assessment (Of child)303.321(b)(3).
  Infant or toddler with a disability (Definition)303.21(a)(1)(i).
COLOSTOMY COLLECTION BAGS:
  Health services (Included)303.16(b)(1).
COMMINGLING:
  Prohibition against303.225(a)(1).
COMMUNICATION DEVELOPMENT:
  Content of individualized family service plan (IFSP) (Child's status)303.344(a).
  Developmental delay in303.21(a)(1)(iii).
  Early Intervention services (Definition)303.13(a)(4)(iii).
  Evaluation and assessment (Of child)303.321(b)(3).
  Infant or toddler with a disability (Definition)303.21(a)(1)(iii).
COMPLAINTS:
  Annual report of children served (Number of due process complaints)303.721(c).
  Confidentiality procedures303.401(b)(2).
  Minimum State complaint procedures (Comparison with due process complaints)303.433(c).
o  See also “State Complaint Procedures”.
  State dispute resolution options:
o  Due process hearing procedures303.430(d).
o  In general303.430(a).
o  State complaint procedures303.430(c).
COMPLIANCE:
  Compliance agreement (Enforcement)303.704(b)(2)(ii).
  Compliance with certain regulations (Construction or alteration of facilities)303.104(b).
  Corrective action plans to achieve compliance (Enforcement)303.704(b)(2)(i).
  Modifications of State application required by the Secretary (For compliance)303.228(c).
  Reports and records (To ensure compliance with Part C)303.224(b).
COMPREHENSIVE SYSTEM OF PERSONNEL DEVELOPMENT (CSPD)303.118.
CONFIDENTIALITY (A-D):
  Access rights303.405.
  Confidentiality and opportunity to examine records303.401(a)-(c).
  Consent prior to disclosure or use303.414.
  Definitions:
o  Destruction303.403(a).
o  Early Intervention records303.403(b).
o  Participating agency303.403(c).
  Destruction of information303.416.
CONFIDENTIALITY (E-N):
  Enforcement by lead agency303.417.
  Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)303.401(b).
  Fees for records303.409.
  Hearing procedures303.413.
  List of types and locations of information303.408.
  Notice to parents303.404.
CONFIDENTIALITY (O-Z):
  Opportunity for a hearing303.411.
  Parental authority to inspect and review records303.405(c).
  Record of access303.406.
  Records on more than one child303.407.
  Result of hearing303.412.
  Safeguards303.415.
  Secretary's action (To protect)303.402.
CONGENITAL DISORDERS:
  Diagnosed physical or mental condition (Infant or toddler with a disability)303.21(a)(2)(ii).
CONGENITAL HEART AILMENTS:
  Health services (Not included)303.16(c)(1)(ii).
CONGENITAL INFECTIONS:
  Diagnosed physical or mental condition (Infant or toddler with a disability)303.21(a)(2)(ii).
CONSENT (A-H):
  Continue Early Intervention services from age three to kindergarten, with consent303.501(d).
  Definition303.7.
  Due process complaint (Sufficiency to amend)303.441(d)(3)(i).
  Early Intervention services303.420(a)(3).
  Early Intervention services in lieu of Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) from age three to kindergarten303.501(d).
  Evaluation and assessment of a child303.420(a)(2).
  Granting of consent is voluntary303.7(c)(1).
  Hearing rights (Additional disclosure)303.444(b)(2).
CONSENT (I-Q):
  Individualized family service plan (IFSP) (Definition)303.20(c).
  Insurance:
o  Private insurance303.520(b).
o  Public insurance303.520(a).
  Interim individualized family service plan (IFSP)303.345(a).
  Lead agency responsible for procedural safeguards (Consent and notice, etc.)303.400(a).
  Lead agency role if consent not given303.420(b).
  Parental consent and ability to decline services303.420.
  Permissive use of funds by lead agency (Continue Early Intervention services in lieu of Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE))303.501(d).
  Prior to disclosure or use of personally identifiable information303.414.
  Provision of Early Intervention services before evaluation and assessment are completed303.345(a).
CONSENT (R-Z):
  Required before:
o  Administering screening procedures303.420(a)(1).
o  Conducting an evaluation and assessment of a child303.420(a)(2).
o  Providing Early Intervention services303.420(a)(3).
o  Using private insurance303.520(b).
  Revocation of consent (Not retroactive)303.7(c)(2).
  State option for Early Intervention services after age three:
o  Available funds for303.211(d).
o  Continuation of Early Intervention services303.211(b)(5).
o  Referral to Part C (Trauma due to exposure to family violence, under age three)303.211(b)(7).
  Status of child during due process complaint303.430(e).
  Timelines for screening, initial evaluation, or assessments303.310(b)(2).
CONSTRUCTION or ALTERATION (Of facilities):
  Compliance with certain regulations303.104(b).
  Use of funds for303.104(a).
CONSTRUCTION CLAUSES (A-M):
  Civil action (Nothing restricts rights, except that procedures under §§303.440 and 303.446 must be exhausted before filing a civil action)303.448(e).
  Hearing decisions—Nothing:
o  Affects the right of a parent to appeal a hearing decision303.445(b).
o  Precludes a hearing officer from requiring compliance with §§303.440-449303.445(a)(3).
o  Precludes a parent from filing a separate due process complaint303.445(c).
  Indian tribe (Nothing requires services or funding to a State Indian Tribe not in the Federal Register list pursuant to the Federally Recognized Indian Tribe List Act of 1994)303.19(c).
CONSTRUCTION CLAUSES (N-Z):
  Nationwide database of personally identifiable information on individuals involved in studies, etc. (Nothing construed to authorize)303.701(c)(3).
  Non-reduction of benefits (Payor of last resort)303.510(c).
  Personnel standards (Nothing prohibits the use of paraprofessionals and assistants)303.119(c).
  Secretary's authority to monitor enforcement of General Education Provisions Act (GEPA)303.707.
  State option to make services available after age three:
o  If Early Intervention services provided to a child eligible under §619, Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) not required303.211(e)(1).
o  Service provider under Part C not required to provide Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE)303.211(e)(2).
CONSULTATION:
  By physicians (Health services)303.16(b)(2).
  On child development (Psychological services)303.13(b)(10)(iv).
CONTENT OF INDIVIDUALIZED FAMILY SERVICE PLAN (IFSP)303.344.
  See also “Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) Content”.
CONTRACTS:
  Certification regarding financial responsibility (Lead agency's contracts with Early Intervention service providers)303.202.
  Payments to Indians:
o  Biennial report to Secretary of the Interior (Number of contracts, etc.)303.731(e)(1).
o  Use of funds for Early Intervention services through contracts or cooperative agreements303.731(d)(1).
  Mediation (Meeting to encourage)303.431(d)(1).
  Parent (Definition)303.27(a)(2).
  Policy for contracting for services303.121.
CONVENIENCE (OF HEARINGS; MEETINGS):
  Convenience of hearings and timelines (Part C)303.437.
  Individualized family service plan (IFSP) meetings (Accessibility and convenience of)303.342(d).
  Timelines and convenience of hearings and reviews (Part B)303.447.
  See also “Accessible; Accessibility”.
COORDINATION (A-O):
  Child find (Coordination of lead agency's efforts with the assistance of Council)303.302(c)(1).
  Establishing financial responsibility for, and methods of, ensuring services (Additional components)303.511(e).
  Head Start, Early Head Start, early education, and child care303.210(a).
  Individualized family service plan (IFSP):
o  Content of (Service coordinator)303.344(g)(1).
o  Statewide system requirement (Including service coordination services)303.114.
  Lead agency role in interagency coordination, etc.303.120(b), (f).
  Methods for financial interagency coordination303.511.
COORDINATION (P-Z):
  Payor of last resort (Coordination of funding resources)303.500(a)(2).
  Purpose of Early Intervention program (Facilitate coordination of payment)303.1(b).
  Service coordination services (In definition of “Early Intervention services”)303.13(b)(11).
o  See “Service coordination services (Case management).”303.34.
o  See also “Service Coordination”.
  Services before evaluations and assessments completed (Service coordinator)303.345(b)(1).
  Statewide system and description of services303.203(b).
  Use of funds and payor of last resort (Coordination of funding resources)303.500(a)(2).
CO-PAYMENTS; CO-PAYS:
  Policies related to use of insurance for payment for services:
o  Private insurance303.520(b).
o  Public insurance303.520(a).
  System of payments and fees303.521(a)(6).
  See also “System of Payments”; “Fees”.
COST PARTICIPATION FEES:
  System of payments and fees303.521(a)(1).
COUNCIL:
  Definition303.8.
  See “State Interagency Coordinating Council”303.600-303.605.
CRITERIA:
  Assessment of the child and family303.321(c).
  At-risk criteria303.5, 303.204.
  Content of individualized family service plan (IFSP) (Results or outcomes)303.344(c).
  Early Intervention services (Audiology services)303.13(b)(2)(i).
  Early Intervention services (Other services)303.13(d).
  State definition of developmental delay303.111(b).
  Surrogate parents (Selection of)303.422(d).
CSPD (COMPREHENSIVE SYSTEM OF PERSONNEL DEVELOPMENT)303.118.
CULTURALLY COMPETENT SERVICES303.227(b).
CURRICULUM PLANNING:
  In “Early Intervention services” definition (Special instruction)303.13(b)(14)(ii).
DATA (A-H):
  Annual report of children served (Aggregate data)303.724(d).
  Confidentiality (Personally identifiable data)303.402.
  Data collection (Construction clause)303.701(c)(3).
  Data collection (Statewide system)303.124.
  Data reporting:
o  Protection of identifiable data303.722(a).
o  Sampling303.722(b).
  Data requirements (In general)303.720.
  Exit data (Destruction of information)303.416(b).
DATA (I-Z):
  Infants and toddlers (Definition)303.732(d)(2).
  Insufficient data (State use of targets and reporting)303.702(b)(3).
  State performance plans and data collection303.701.
o  Construction clause (Nationwide data base)303.701(c)(3).
o  Data collection303.701(c).
o  Data on specific indicators303.701(c)(2).
  State use of targets and reporting.303.702(b)(1)(ii).
  Statistically reliable information (Insufficient data)303.702(b)(3).
DAY:
  Definition303.9.
  See also “Timelines”
DEAF; DEAFNESS:
  Council Meetings (Interpreters for)303.602(b)(3).
  Early Intervention services (Special educators)303.13(c)(11).
  Native language303.25(b).
DEFINITIONS (A-D):
  Ability to pay (State's definition)303.521(a)(3).
  Act303.4.
  Aggregate amount (State allotments)303.732(d)(1).
  Assessment of the child and the family303.321(a)(2)(ii), 303.321(c)(1)-(c)(2).
  Assistive technology devices and services303.13(b)(1).
  Audiology services303.13(b)(2).
  Child303.6.
  Consent303.7.
  Council303.8.
  Day303.9.
  Destruction (Of a record)303.403(a).
  Developmental delay303.10.
  Duration (Content of an individualized family service plan (IFSP))303.344(d)(2)(iv).
DEFINITIONS (E-H):
  Early Intervention record303.3(b)(2), 303.403(b).
  Early Intervention service program303.11.
  Early Intervention service provider303.12.
  Early Intervention services303.13.
  Education records303.3(b)(2).
  Elementary school303.14.
  Evaluation303.321(a)(2)(i).
  Family training, counseling, and home visits303.13(b)(3).
  Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE)303.15.
  Frequency and intensity (Content of an individualized family service plan (IFSP))303.344(d)(2)(i).
  Health services303.16.
  Homeless children303.17.
DEFINITIONS (I-M):
  Impartial303.435(b).
  Include; including303.18.
  Indian; Indian tribe303.19.
  Individualized family service plan (IFSP)303.20.
  Infants and toddlers (State allotments)303.732(d)(2).
  Infant or toddler with a disability303.21.
  Lead agency303.22.
  Length (Content of an individualized family service plan (IFSP))303.344(d)(2)(iii).
  Local educational agency (LEA)303.23.
  Location (Content of an individualized family service plan (IFSP))303.344(d)(3).
  Medical services303.13(b)(5).
  Method (Content of an individualized family service plan (IFSP))303.344(d)(2)(ii).
  Multidisciplinary303.24.
DEFINITIONS (N-R):
  Native language303.25.
  Natural environments303.26.
  Nursing services303.13(b)(6).
  Nutrition services303.13(b)(7).
  Occupational therapy303.13(b)(8).
  Parent303.27.
  Participating agency (Personally identifiable information)303.403(c).
  Parent training and information center303.28.
  Personally identifiable information303.29, 303.401.
  Physical Therapy303.13(b)(9).
  Primary referral sources303.303(c).
  Psychological services303.13(b)(10).
  Public agency303.30.
  Qualified personnel303.31.
DEFINITIONS (S-Z):
  Scientifically based research303.32.
  Screening procedures303.320(b).
  Secretary303.33.
  Service coordination services (Case management)303.34.
o  See also “Early Intervention services” definition303.13(b)(11).
  Sign language and cued language303.13(b)(12).
  Social work services303.13(b)(13).
  Special instruction303.13(b)(14).
  Speech-language pathology services303.13(b)(15).
  State303.35.
  State (State allotments)303.732(d)(3).
  State educational agency (SEA)303.36.
  Transportation and related costs303.13(b)(16).
  Vision services303.13(b)(17).
  Ward of the State303.37.
DEPARTMENT PROCEDURES:
  State application and assurances303.231-303.236.
DEVELOPMENTAL DELAY:
  At-risk infant or toddler (Definition)303.5.
  Definition303.10.
  Infant or toddler with a disability (Definition)303.21(a)(1), (a)(2)(i).
  Purpose of the Early Intervention program303.1(e).
  Statewide system (State's rigorous definition)303.203(c).
  State definition303.111.
DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES ASSISTANCE and BILL OF RIGHTS ACT:
  Child find coordination303.302(c)(1)(ii)(D).
DIAGNOSED PHYSICAL OR MENTAL CONDITION:
  Infant or toddler with a disability (Definition)303.21(a)(2).
DIETICIANS:
  Early Intervention services (Qualified personnel)303.13(c)(9).
DIRECT SERVICES:
  Description of use of funds303.205(d).
o  See also “Use of Funds”.
DISORDERS:
  Infant or toddler with a disability (Definition)303.21(a)(2)(ii).
  Speech-language pathology services (Definition)303.13(b)(15).
  Vision services (Definition)303.13(b)(17).
DISPUTES; DISPUTE RESOLUTION:
  Impartial due process hearing303.443(a).
  Intra-agency or interagency disputes303.511(c)(1).
  Lead agency role in resolving disputes303.120(d)-(f).
  Mediation
o  In general303.431.
o  State dispute resolution303.430(b).
  Procedures for resolving disputes (Methods of ensuring services)303.511(c).
  Resolution process (Part B).
o  Due process procedures (Comparison of Part B and C)303.430(d).
o  Resolution meeting303.442(a).
o  Written settlement agreement303.442(d).
  State dispute resolution options:
o  Mediation303.430(b).
o  Status of child during pendency of a due process complaint303.430(e).
DRESSINGS; COLOSTOMY BAGS (Changing of):
  Health services (Definition)303.16(b)(1).
DUE PROCESS HEARING PROCEDURES—Options:
  Part B procedures303.430(d)(2).
  Part C procedures303.430(d)(1).
DUE PROCESS PROCEDURES—Part B:
  Adopting Part B procedures (By lead agency)303.430(d)(2).
  Civil action303.448.
  Due process complaint303.441.
  Filing a due process complaint303.440.
  Finality of decision; appeal; impartial review303.446.
  Hearing decisions303.445.
  Hearing rights303.444.
  Impartial due process hearing303.443.
  Resolution process303.442.
  State enforcement mechanisms303.449.
  Timelines and convenience of hearings and reviews303.447.
DUE PROCESS PROCEDURES-Part C:
  Appointment of impartial hearing officer303.435.
o  Definition of “impartial”303.435(b).
o  Qualifications and duties303.435(a).
  Civil action303.438.
  Convenience of hearings and timelines303.437.
  Parental rights in due process hearings303.436.
  See “Status of child during pendency of a due process hearing request”303.430(e).
  See also “Procedural Safeguards”.
EARLY HEAD START:
  Child find Coordination303.302(c)(1)(ii)(E).
  Content of an individualized family service plan (IFSP) (Transition from Part C)303.344(h)(1)(ii).
  Coordination with Head Start and Early Head Start, early education, and child care programs303.210(a).
  Comprehensive system of personnel development (CSPD) (Transition from Part C)303.118(a)(3).
EARLY HEARING DETECTION AND INTERVENTION (EHDI):
  Child find system303.302(c)(1)(ii)(J).
EARLY INTERVENTION SERVICES:
  Definitions:
o  General303.13(a).
o  Other services303.13(d).
o  Qualified personnel303.13(c).
o  Types of Early Intervention services303.13(b).
EARLY INTERVENTION SERVICE (EIS) PROGRAM:
  Definition303.11.
  State monitoring and enforcement303.700.
  State performance plans and data collection303.701.
  State use of targets and reporting303.702.
EARLY INTERVENTION SERVICE (EIS) PROVIDER:
  Applicability of this part303.2(b)(1)(i).
  Definition303.12(a).
  Participating agency (Definition)303.403(c).
  Requirement to attend individualized family service plan (IFSP) meetings303.343(a)(1)(vi).
  Responsibility and accountability303.12(b), 303.346.
  State ability to impose funding conditions (State's monitoring and enforcement)303.700(a)(3).
  State dispute resolution options303.430.
  State requirement to monitor303.120.
EARLY PERIODIC DIAGNOSIS, SCREENING, AND TREATMENT (EPSDT):
  Child find (Coordination)303.302 (c)(1)(ii)(C).
EDUCATIONAL SERVICE AGENCY:
  Local educational agency (LEA) (Definition)303.23(b)(1).
EHDI—Early Hearing Detection and Intervention303.302(c)(1)(ii)(J).
ELIGIBLE RECIPIENTS OF AN AWARD303.2.
ELIGIBILITY (CHILD):
  See “Child Eligibility”
ELIGIBILITY (STATE):
  Requirements for a grant303.101.
ENVIRONMENTAL or BIOLOGICAL FACTORS:
  At-risk infant or toddler (Definition)303.5.
EPSDT:
  See “Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment”.
EQUITABLE ACCESS TO, AND EQUAL PARTICIPATION IN, THE PART C STATEWIDE SYSTEM303.212(a).
ESTABLISHING FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY and METHODS OF ENSURING SERVICES303.511.
EVALUATION, ASSESSMENT, and NONDISCRIMINATORY PROCEDURES303.113.
EVALUATION (AND ASSESSMENT) (A-E):
  Assessment of child (Definition)303.321(c)(1).
  Assessment of family (Definition)303.321(c)(2).
  Confidentiality procedures303.401(b)(2).
  Consent before evaluations and assessments are conducted303.420(a)(2).
  Determination that a child is not eligible303.322.
  Due process complaint303.441(e)(1)(iii).
  Early Intervention services:
o  Qualified personnel (Pediatricians, etc, for diagnosis and evaluation)303.13(c)(6).
o  Types of services303.13(b)(1)(ii)(A), (b)(2)(ii), (b)(5), (b)(9)(i), (b)(17)(i).
  Evaluation (Definition)303.321(a)(2)(i).
EVALUATION (AND ASSESSMENT) (F-L):
  Family assessment303.321(c)(2), 303.344(b).
  Family information303.344(b).
  Filing a due process complaint (Part B)303.440(a)(1).
  Financial responsibility303.511(a).
  Functions not subject to fees303.521(b)(2).
  Hearing officer decision303.445(a)(2)(i)-(ii).
  Hearing rights303.444(b).
  Individualized family service plan (IFSP):
o  Annual meeting to evaluate the individualized family service plan (IFSP)303.342(c).
o  Child's status303.344(a).
o  Definition303.20(a).
  Initial and annual individualized family service plan (IFSP) Team meetings303.343(a)(1)(v).
EVALUATION (AND ASSESSMENT) (M-PO):
  Multidisciplinary:
o  Definition303.24.
o  Early Intervention service (EIS) provider303.12(b)(1).
o  Evaluation and assessment of the child303.321(a)(1)(i).
o  Statewide system303.113(a)(1).
  Native language (Definition)303.25(a)(2).
  Nondiscriminatory:
o  Evaluation of the child (No single procedure used)303.321(a)(4).
o  Nondiscriminatory procedures (Title)303.113.
  Parental consent303.420(a)(2), (b)(1)-(b)(2), (c)(1).
  Payor of last resort (Interim payments)303.510(b).
  Post-referral timeline (45 days)303.310.
o  Exceptional circumstances (Not within 45 days)303.310(b)(1).
EVALUATION (AND ASSESSMENT) (PR-Z):
  Prior written notice303.421(a).
  Prior written notice (Must be in native language)303.421(c).
  Provision of Services before evaluations and assessments are completed303.345.
  Public awareness program303.301(b)(2).
  Referral procedures303.303.
  Screening procedures303.320(a), (c).
  Service coordination services (Case management)303.34(b)(3).
  Timelines (45 days)303.310(a).
o  Exception to 45-day timeline303.310(b).
  Transition from Part C services303.344(h)(2)(iii).
  See also “Assessment”.
EVALUATION, ASSESSMENT, AND NONDISCRIMINATORY PROCEDURES303.113.
EXCEPTION(S):
  Consent prior to disclosure (Except to lead agency and Early Intervention service (EIS) providers)303.414(b).
  Filing a due process complaint303.440(a)(2).
  Post-referral timeline (Exceptional circumstances)303.310(b)(1).
  Timeline for requesting a hearing (Exceptions)303.443(f).
  Ward of the State (Definition)303.37(b).
FAMILY; FAMILIES (A-E):
  Ability to pay (State's definition)303.521(a)(3).
  Assessment of the family303.321(a)(1)(ii)(B).
  Availability of Early Intervention services303.112.
  Comprehensive system of personnel development (CSPD) (Training personnel to support families)303.118(b)(3).
  Due process303.435(a)(1), 303.440(a)(1).
  Early Intervention services303.13(a)(3)-(a)(4), (b)(1)(ii)(E), (b)(3), (b)(10)(iii), (b)(10)(iv), (b)(13)(iii)-(b)(13)(v), (b)(14)(iii), (b)(16).
  Evaluation and assessment of child and family:
o  In native language303.321(a)(5)-(6).
o  Post-referral timeline303.310(a).
FAMILY; FAMILIES (F-H):
  Family-directed identification of needs303.113(a)(2), (b).
  Family therapists303.13(c)(2).
  Family training, counseling, and home visits303.13(b)(3).
  Family Violence Prevention and Services Act303.211(b)(7), 303.302(c)(1)(ii)(I).
  Homeless family shelters (Primary referral sources)303.303(c)(10).
FAMILY; FAMILIES (INDIVIDUALIZED FAMILY SERVICE PLAN (IFSP)):
  Content of an individualized family service plan (IFSP) (Family information)303.344(b), (c).
  Individualized family service plan (IFSP) Team meetings:
o  Accessibility and convenience303.342(d)(1)(i), (d)(2).
o  Advocate outside the family303.343(a)(1)(iii).
o  Native language (Meeting conducted in)303.342(d)(1)(ii).
o  Other family members as requested by parent303.343(a)(1)(ii).
o  Written notice to family303.342(d)(2).
FAMILY; FAMILIES (IN-R):
  Interim individualized family service plan (IFSP)303.345.
  Parents determine whether to accept or decline service (For other family members)303.420(d)(1).
  Payor of last resort (Interim payments)303.510(b).
  Permissive use of funds by lead agency303.501(a)-(b).
  Prior written notice303.421(a).
  Private insurance303.520(b)(2)(i)-(b)(2)(iii).
FAMILY; FAMILIES (SE-ST):
  Service coordination services (Case management):
o  Specific service coordination services303.34(b)(1), (b)(5).
o  Definition303.34(a).
  State complaint procedures303.432(b).
  State eligibility requirements (Assurance regarding Early Intervention services)303.101(a)(1)(i)-(a)(1)(ii).
  State option to make Early Intervention services available for children three and older:
o  Possible costs to families303.211(b)(1)(ii)(C).
o  Referral of a child (Substantiated case of trauma due to family violence)303.211(b)(7).
FAMILY; FAMILIES (SU-Z):
  Surrogate parents303.422(d).
  Traditionally underserved groups:
o  Access to culturally competent services303.227(b).
o  Minority, low-income, homeless, and rural families and wards of the State303.227(a).
  Transition to preschool:
o  Conference to discuss services303.209(c).
o  Notification of local educational agency (LEA)303.209(b).
o  Transition plan303.209(d)(3).
FAMILY ASSESSMENT:
  Assessment of the family (Definition)303.321(c)(2).
  Content of an individualized family service plan (IFSP) (Family information)303.344(b).
  Evaluation and assessment of child and family303.321(c).
  Post-referral timeline303.310(a).
FAMILY-DIRECTED:
  Assessment of resources303.12(b)(1).
  Identification of needs303.113(a)(2), (b).
FAMILY EDUCATIONAL RIGHTS AND PRIVACY ACT (FERPA):
  Confidentiality procedures303.401(b)(1).
FAMILY THERAPISTS:
  Qualified personnel (Early Intervention services)303.13(c)(2).
FAMILY TRAINING, COUNSELING, AND HOME VISITS:
  Early Intervention services (Definition)303.13(b)(3).
FAMILY VIOLENCE PREVENTION AND SERVICES ACT303.211(b)(7), 303.302(c)(1)(ii)(A).
FAPE
  See “Free Appropriate Public Education.”
FEDERAL COURT:
  Civil action (Part C)303.438.
  Impartial hearing officer303.443(c)(1)(ii).
  Mediation (Discussions not used in court)303.431(b)(7).
  State application (Modifications to)303.228(c)(2).
FEDERAL FUNDS:
  Expenditure of funds303.221.
  Fiscal control303.226.
  Indirect costs (Cognizant Federal agency)303.225(c)(2).
  Proceeds from public or private insurance303.520(d).
  Requirement to supplement and not supplant303.225(a).
FEDERAL LAW(S):
1.   Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act303.19(b).
2.   Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990303.448(e).
3.   Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA), see CAPTA.
4.   Confidentiality303.401(a), (c)(2).
5.   Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act303.302(c)(1)(ii)(D).
6.   Early Intervention services (Services at no cost unless Federal or State law requires fees)303.13(a)(3).
7.   Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)303.401(b).
8.   Family Violence Prevention & Services Act303.211(b)(7), 303.302(c)(1)(ii)(A).
9.   Federally Recognized Indian Tribe List Act of 1994 (section 104)303.19(c).
10.   Head Start Act, see Head Start.
11.   Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act303.731(a)(1).
12.   Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)303.4.
13.   Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (title V)303.448(e).
14.   Social Security Act (MCHB/Title V, SSI/XVI, and Medicaid/Title XIX,), see Social Security Act.
15.   State application (Modifications)303.228(c)(3).
FEDERALLY RECOGNIZED INDIAN TRIBE LIST ACT OF 1994303.19(c).
FEDERAL REGULATIONS:
  Amendment to Act or a Federal regulation303.228(c)(1).
  Knowledge of impartial hearing officer303.443(c)(1)(ii).
FEES (A-R):
  Ability to pay (State's definition)303.521(a)(3).
  Assurance (Fees will not be charged for services entitled to at no cost)303.521(a)(4)(i).
  Co-payments or deductible amounts303.521(a)(6).
  Cost participation fees303.521(a)(1).
  Fees (Under confidentiality)303.409.
  Functions not subject to fees303.521(b).
  Income and family expenses (State's definition)303.521(a)(3).
  Inability to pay—State's definition303.521(a)(3).
FEES (S-Z):
  State option to make services available to children ages three and older303.211(b)(1)(ii)(C), (d).
  Sliding fees (Schedule of):
o  Early Intervention services303.13(a)(3).
o  System of payments and fees303.521(a)(1).
  State's definition of ability to pay303.521(a)(3).
  State system of payments and fees303.203(b).
  See also “INSURANCE.”
FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act)303.401(b)(1).
FETAL ALCOHOL SYNDROME:
  Diagnosed physical or mental condition303.21(a)(2)(ii).
FILING (FILED) REQUIREMENTS:
  Adoption of State complaint procedures303.432(a)(1).
  Civil action (Rule of construction)303.448(e).
  Due process complaint303.441(a)(2), (d)(4).
  Due process hearing procedures303.430(d)(1)(ii).
  Filing a due process complaint303.430(d)(1)(ii), 303.440(a)(2).
  Filing a State complaint303.434(d).
  Filing requirements regarding a State application303.235.
  Impartial due process hearing (Exception to timeline)303.443(f).
  Mediation303.431(a).
  Resolution process303.442(b)(3).
  Separate due process complaint303.445(c).
FISCAL CONTROL (AND FUND ACCOUNTING PROCEDURES)303.226.
FORMULA:
  For State allocations303.730.
FOSTER CARE:
  Child find:
o  Scope303.302(b)(1)(ii).
o  Coordination303.302(c)(1)(ii)(G).
  Confidentiality (Access rights)303.405(c).
  Council (Composition)303.601(a)(12).
  Primary referral sources303.303(c)(9).
  Purpose of Early Intervention Program303.1(d).
FOSTER PARENT:
  Parent (Definition)303.27(a)(2).
  Ward of the State (Exception)303.37(b).
FREE APPROPRIATE PUBLIC EDUCATION (FAPE):
  Definition303.15.
  Permissive use of funds by lead agency303.501(c)-(d).
  State option to make services available to children ages three and older303.211(e)(1)-(2).
  States with Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) mandates to serve children under age three303.521(c).
FREQUENCY and INTENSITY:
  Content of an individualized family service plan (IFSP)303.344(d)(1)(i).
  Definition303.344(d)(2)(i).
FUNCTIONS NOT SUBJECT TO FEES:
  Administrative and coordinative activities303.521(b)(4).
  Child find requirements303.521(b)(1).
  Evaluation and assessment303.521(b)(2).
  Service coordination services303.521(b)(3).
FUNDING SOURCES:
  Service coordination services303.34(b)(9).
FUNDS (A-D):
  Acquisition of equipment and construction or alteration of facilities303.104(a).
  Allocation of funds (Outlying areas):
o  Consolidation of funds303.730(b).
o  Reservation of funds303.730(a).
  Control of funds and property303.223.
  Council:
o  Funds for interpreters303.602(b)(3).
o  Use of funds by303.603.
  Designation of lead agency303.201.
  Description of use of funds303.205.
  Direct services303.205(d).
FUNDS (E-FA):
  Early Intervention service provider303.12(a).
  Enforcement (By the Secretary):
o  Needs intervention (Seeks to recover funds)303.704(b)(2)(iii).
o  Needs substantial intervention303.704(c)(1).
o  Opportunity for hearing303.705(a).
o  Suspension (Of payments)303.705(b).
o  Withholding funds303.705.
  Expenditure of (Federal) funds303.221.
  Family fees303.521(d).
FUNDS (FE-O):
  Federal funds to supplement303.225(a)(2).
  Fiscal control303.226.
  Funds under a State's system of payments303.521(a)(6), (d).
  Inability to pay303.520(e), 303.521(a)(3).
  Lead agency (Receives Federal funds to administer Part C)303.22.
  Non-substitution of funds (Payor of last resort)303.510(a).
  Outlying areas (Formula for State allocations)303.730.
FUNDS (PA-R):
  Payments to Indians:
o  Prohibited uses of funds303.731(f).
o  Use of funds303.731(d)(1).
  Payor of last resort (Non-substitution of funds)303.510(a).
  Permissive use of funds303.501.
  Proceeds or funds from public or private insurance303.520(d).
  Prohibition against commingling303.225(a)(1).
  Prohibition against supplanting303.225(a)(2).
  Reallotment of (State) funds303.733.
  Reimbursement procedures303.122.
  Reports and records303.224.
  Reservation of funds for outlying areas303.730(a).
FUNDS (S-Z)
  State allotments303.732(a), (c)(2), (d).
  State conformity with Part C303.102.
  State educational agency (SEA)303.36(b).
  State monitoring and enforcement303.700(a)(3), 303.704(b)(2)(iii), 303.704(c)(1), 300.705(a)-(b).
  State option to make services available to children ages three and older (Available funds)303.211(d).
  States with Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) mandates303.521(c).
  State's definition (Inability to pay)303.521(a)(3), (a)(4)(ii).
  Suspension (Of payments)303.705(b).
  System of payments and fees303.521(a)(6), (c), (d).
  Unable to pay303.520(d), 303.520(c), 303.521(a)(6).
  Use of funds (Payor of last resort)303.510(a).
  Withholding funds303.705.
  See also “Grants” and “Payments”.
FUNDS (PART B):
  States with Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) mandates or that use Part B funds for children under age three303.521(c).
FUNDS (PART C):
  Early Intervention service provider303.12(a).
  State conformity with Part C303.102.
  Withholding funds:
o  Opportunity for a hearing303.705(a).
o  Suspension303.705(b).
GENETIC or CONGENITAL DISORDERS:
  Diagnosed physical or mental condition (Infant or toddler with a disability)303.21(a)(2)(ii).
GOVERNOR; GOVERNOR'S DESIGNEE:
  Council:
o  Appointed by Governor303.600(b).
o  Chairperson303.600(c).
o  Composition303.601(b)-(c).
o  Functions (Annual report to Governor)303.604(c).
o  Use of funds by Council (Approval)303.603(a).
  Financial responsibility and methods of ensuring services:
o  Other methods determined by Governor303.511(b)(3).
o  Procedures for resolving disputes303.511(c)(1).
  Lead agency:
o  Designated by Governor303.22.
o  Role in supervision, etc.303.120.
  State educational agency (SEA)303.36(a).
GRANDPARENT:
  Parent (Definition)303.27(a)(4).
GRANTS; GRANTS TO STATES:
  Consolidation of grants (Outlying areas)303.730(b).
  Reservation for State incentive grants303.734.
  Secretary's authority to make grants303.100.
  See also “Award” and “Payments to Indians”.
GUARDIAN:
  Parent (Definition)303.27(a)(3).
GUARDIANSHIP:
  Confidentiality (Access rights)303.405(c).
HEAD START; HEAD START ACT:
  Child find system (Coordination)303.302(c)(1)(ii)(E).
  Council (Composition)303.601(a)(8).
  Comprehensive system of personnel development (CSPD) (Training to coordinate transition services and personnel)303.118(a)(3), (b)(4).
  Early Head Start:
o  Coordination with303.210(a).
o  Content of an individualized family service plan (IFSP) (Transition from Part C)303.344(h)(1)(ii).
  Head Start Act (References)303.210(a), 303.302 (c)(1)(ii)(E), 303.601(a)(8).
HEALTH INSURANCE303.520(b)(2), 303.601 (a)(10).
HEALTH SERVICES:
  Definition303.16.
  Early Intervention services (Definition)303.13(b)(4).
  Interim payments—Reimbursement (Payor of last resort)303.510(b).
  Non-covered services and devices303.16(c).
  Services included303.16(b).
HEALTH STATUS (MEDICAL HISTORY):
  Evaluation and assessment303.321(a)(3)(i).
  Content of an individualized family service plan (IFSP) (Information about child's status)303.344(a).
HEARING AID:
  Health services (Nothing prevents routinely checking)303.16(c)(1)(iii)(B).
HEARING IMPAIRED; HEARING IMPAIRMENTS:
  Special educators including teachers of children with hearing impairments303.13(c)(11).
HEARING LOSS:
  Audiology services303.13(b)(2)(ii), (b)(2)(v).
HEARING OFFICER:
  Appointment of303.443(c), 303.435.
  Dismissal of complaint303.442(b)(4).
  Duties and qualifications303.435(a), 303.443(c).
  Hearing decisions303.445.
  Impartial (Definition)303.435(b), 303.443(c).
  Sufficiency of complaint303.441(d).
HEART AILMENTS:
  Health services (Non-covered services)303.16(c)(1)(ii).
HISTORY OF ABUSE OR NEGLECT:
  At-risk infant or toddler (Definition)303.5.
HISTORICALLY UNDERREPRESENTED POPULATIONS:
  Purpose of Early Intervention program303.1(d).
  See “Inner-city,” “Low-income,” “Minority,” and “Rural” (Children), and “Foster care.”
  See also “Traditionally underserved groups.”303.227.
HOMELESS CHILDREN:
  Assurances regarding Early Intervention services and a statewide system303.101(a)(1)(ii).
  Child find system303.302(b)(1)(ii).
  Council (Composition) (Representative designated by Office of the Coordination and Education of Homeless Children and Youth)303.601(a)(11).
  Definition303.17.
  Due process complaint (Content)303.441(b)(4).
  Traditionally underserved groups303.227(a).
HOMELESS FAMILY SHELTERS:
  Primary referral sources303.303(c)(10).
HOSPITALS:
  Primary referral sources303.303(c)(1).
  Public awareness program303.301(a)(1)(ii).
HOSPITALIZATION (For management of congenital heart ailments):
  Non-covered health services303.16(c)(1)(ii).
HYDROCEPHALUS (Shunting of):
  Non-covered health services303.16(c)(1)(i).
IDEA (INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES EDUCATION ACT):
  Act (Definition)303.4.
IEP (INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAM):
  Free appropriate public education (FAPE) (Definition)303.15(d).
IEU (INTERMEDIATE EDUCATIONAL UNIT):
  Local educational agency (LEA) (Definition)303.23(b)(3).
IFSP (INDIVIDUALIZED FAMILY SERVICE PLAN) (A-F):
  Acceptable time to meet for parents and others303.342(b)(2).
  Accountability and responsibility303.346.
  Annual meeting to evaluate303.342(c).
  Component of statewide system303.114.
  Content of an individualized family service plan (IFSP)
o  See “IFSP (Individualized family service plan) Content”.
  Dates and duration of services303.344(f).
  Definition303.20.
  Development of303.342(a).
  Early Intervention services303.344(d).
o  See also “IFSP (Individualized family service plan) Content”.
  Educational component (For children at least three years old)303.344(d)(4).
  Family information303.344(b).
IFSP (INDIVIDUALIZED FAMILY SERVICE PLAN) (I-N):
  Individualized family service plan (IFSP) Team.
o  See “IFSP (Individualized family service plan) Team”.
  Information about child's status303.344(a).
  Initial individualized family service plan (IFSP) Meeting303.342(a).
  Interim individualized family service plan (IFSP)303.345.
  Justification (Natural environments)..303.344(d)(1)(ii).
  Lead agency responsibility303.340.
  Location of services303.344(d)(1)(ii)-(iii), (d)(3).
  Meeting(s):
o  Accessibility and convenience of303.342(d).
o  Annual meeting to evaluate individualized family service plan (IFSP)303.342(c).
o  To develop initial individualized family service plan (IFSP)303.342(a).
  Natural environments303.344(d)(1)(ii).
o  See also “Natural Environments”.
  Numeracy skills303.344(d)(4).
IFSP (INDIVIDUALIZED FAMILY SERVICE PLAN) (O-Q):
  Other services303.344(e).
  Outcomes or results303.344(c).
o  See also “Outcomes”.
  Parental consent before providing services303.342(e).
o  Services before evaluation completed303.345(a).
  Periodic review303.342(b).
  Pre-literacy, language, and numeracy skills303.344(d)(4).
  Procedures for individualized family service plan (IFSP) development, review, and evaluation303.342.
IFSP (INDIVIDUALIZED FAMILY SERVICE PLAN) (R-Z):
  Responsibility and accountability303.346.
  Results or outcomes303.344(c).
  Review and revision (Periodic)303.342(b).
  Service coordinator303.344(g).
  Services before evaluation completed303.345.
  Statewide system component303.114.
  Transition from Part C services303.344(h).
IFSP (INDIVIDUALIZED FAMILY SERVICE PLAN) CONTENT (A-E):
  Child's status (Information about)303.344(a).
  Dates and duration of services303.344(f).
  Early Intervention services:
o  Definition303.13(a).
o  Duration, frequency, intensity, length, and method of services303.344(d)(1)(i).
o  Educational component that promotes school readiness, and incorporates pre-literacy, language, and numeracy skills303.344(d)(4).
o  Location of services303.344(d)(1)(iii), (d)(3).
o  Payment arrangements, if any303.344(d)(1)(iv).
o  Natural environments, including a justification, if applicable303.344(d)(1)(ii).
o  See also “Natural Environments”.
IFSP (INDIVIDUALIZED FAMILY SERVICE PLAN) CONTENT (F-Z):
  Family information303.344(b).
  Information about child's status303.344(a).
  Other services303.344(e).
  Results or outcomes303.344(c).
  Service coordinator303.344(g).
  Transition from Part C services303.344(h).
IFSP (INDIVIDUALIZED FAMILY SERVICE PLAN) TEAM:
  Composition (Meetings and periodic reviews)303.343(a)(1).
  Due process complaint (Other options considered by individualized family service plan (IFSP) Team)303.441(e)(1)(ii).
  Early Intervention services in natural environments303.126.
  IFSP Team meetings and periodic reviews303.343.
  Initial and annual individualized family service plan (IFSP) Team meetings303.343(a).
  Multidisciplinary303.24(b).
  Natural environments303.344(d)(1)(ii)(B)(1), (d)(1)(ii)(B)(3).
  Resolution meeting303.442(a)(4).
  Transition from Part C services303.344(h)(2)(iv).
ILLEGAL SUBSTANCE ABUSE:
  At-risk infant or toddler303.5.
  Referral of specific at-risk infants and toddlers303.303(b)(2).
IMMUNIZATIONS AND REGULAR WELL-BABY CARE:
  Non-covered medical-health services303.16(c)(3).
IMPARTIAL:
  Appointment of impartial hearing officer303.435, 303.443(c).
  Definition303.435(b)(1), 303.443(c).
  Hearing procedures (Impartial proceeding)303.233(c).
  Mediator (Qualified and impartial)303.431(b)(1)(iii), (b)(2)(ii), (c).
INABILITY TO PAY:
  Assurance that “inability to pay” will not delay or deny services if parent or family meets State's definition303.521(a)(4)(ii).
  Lack of consent (And inability to pay) may not delay or deny services303.520(c).
  Private insurance303.520(c).
  State's definition303.521(a)(3).
  System of payments and fees303.521(a)(3)-(a)(4).
INBORN ERRORS OF METABOLISM:
  Diagnosed physical or mental condition (Infant or toddler with a disability)303.21(a)(2)(ii).
INDIAN CHILDREN:
  Payments to Indians303.731(a)(1), (d)(1).
  See “Indian infants and toddlers”.
INDIAN; INDIAN TRIBE:
  Definition303.19.
  See “Tribe; Tribal organization”.
INDIAN INFANTS AND TODDLERS:
  Assurances regarding Early Intervention services303.101(a)(1)(i).
  Availability of Early Intervention services303.112(a).
  Scope of child find303.302(b)(1)(i).
INDIAN SELF-DETERMINATION AND EDUCATION ASSISTANCE ACT303.731(a)(1).
INDIVIDUALIZED FAMILY SERVICE PLAN (IFSP):
  See “IFSP”; “IFSP Content”; “IFSP Team.”
INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES EDUCATION ACT (IDEA):
  Act (Definition)303.4.
INFANT(S) and/or TODDLER(S):
  Annual report of children served303.721(a).
  At-risk infant or toddler (Definition)303.5.
  Authorized activities of the Council303.605(b).
  Definition (In State allotments)303.732(d)(2).
  Permissive use of funds303.501(e).
  Payments to Indians303.731(b), (e).
  Primary referral sources303.303(c)(3).
  Public awareness program303.301(a)(1)(ii).
  Reservation for State incentive grants303.734(b)(1).
  Screening procedures303.320(b)(1).
INFANT OR TODDLER WITH A DISABILITY:
  Definition303.21.
INFECTION; CONGENITAL INFECTIONS:
  At-risk infant or toddler (Definition)303.5.
  Infant or toddler with a disability (Definition)303.21(a)(2)(ii).
INFORMED CLINICAL OPINION:
  Procedures for assessment of child303.321(a)(3)(ii).
INFORMED WRITTEN CONSENT:
  Individualized family service plan (IFSP) (Informed written consent before providing services)303.342(e).
  State option to make services available to children ages three and older303.211(b)(5).
  See also “Consent”.
INNER-CITY:
  Comprehensive system of personnel development (CSPD) (Training personnel to work in rural and inner-city areas)303.118(b)(1).
  Purpose of Early Intervention program (Enhance capacity to meet needs of inner-city children)303.1(d).
INSURANCE (A-E):
  Consent regarding:
o  Private insurance303.520(b)(1), (b)(2).
o  Public insurance303.520(a)(3)(i).
  Co-payments.
  Composition of Council (Agency responsible for State regulation of health insurance)303.601(a)(10).
  Construction clause (Non-reduction of Medicaid benefits)303.510(c).
  Cost participation fees or sliding fees303.521(a)(1).
  Costs to parents (Use of private insurance to pay for Part C services)303.520(a)(4), 303.520(b)(1)(ii), 303.520(b)(1)(ii)-(b)(1)(iii).
  Deductible amounts or co-payments303.521(a)(6).
  Enrollment in public insurance or benefits program (May not require parent to enroll)303.520(a)(2)(i).
INSURANCE (F-O):
  Family or parent funds:
o  Not treated as “program income”303.520(d)(1).
o  Used for Part C services303.520(d)(2).
  Funds received under a State's system of payments303.520(e).
  Health insurance303.520(b)(2), 303.601(a)(10).
  Lack of consent may not delay or deny services303.520(b).
  Medicaid (Payor of last resort)303.510(c).
INSURANCE (P-PR):
  Parental consent and ability to decline services303.420(a)(4).
  Parent or family funds to State not considered “program income”303.520(d)(1).
  Policies related to use of insurance to pay for services303.520(a), 303.520(b).
  Private insurance303.520(b).
  Proceeds from public or private insurance:
o  Not treated as income303.520(d)(1).
o  Reimbursements (Medicaid, etc.) for Early Intervention services are not State or local funds303.520(d)(2).
INSURANCE (PU-Z):
  Public insurance303.520(a).
  Purpose of Early Intervention program303.1(b).
  Schedule of sliding fees:
o  Early Intervention services (Definition)303.13(a)(3).
o  System of payments and fees303.521(a)(1).
  State, local, or private programs of insurance303.521(a).
  State statute regarding private health insurance (Impact on consent requirements)303.520(b)(2).
  System of payments and fees303.520(a), 303.521(a).
  See also “Fees” and “Inability to pay”.
  Use of public insurance to pay for services303.520(a).
  Written notification (prior to use of public insurance)303.520(a)(3).
  See also “Fees” and “Inability to pay”.
INTERAGENCY AGREEMENTS:
  Functions of the Council (Promotion of methods for intra-agency and interagency collaboration)303.604(a)(3).
  Lead agency role (In funding, inter-agency agreements, etc.)303.120(f).
  Transition to preschool303.209(a)(3).
INTERAGENCY COORDINATION:
  See “Coordination.”
INTERIM INDIVIDUALIZED FAMILY SERVICE PLAN (IFSP):
  Services before evaluations and assessments completed303.345.
INTERMEDIATE EDUCATIONAL UNIT (IEU):
  Local educational agency (LEA) (Definition)303.23(b)(3).
JURISDICTION(S) (Geographic location):
  Eligible recipients of an award303.2(a).
  State (Definition)303.35.
LACK OF CONSENT (INABILITY TO PAY)303.520(c).
  See also “Inability to Pay”.
LACK OF OXYGEN:
  At-risk infant or toddler (Definition)303.5.
LEAD AGENCY:
  Definition303.22.
  Designation of303.201.
  Lead agency role in supervision, etc.303.120.
  Public agency (Definition)303.30.
LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENCY (LEP):
  Native language (Definition)303.25(a).
o  See “Native language”.
LOCAL EDUCATIONAL AGENCY (LEA):
  Definition303.23.
  Notification of child transitioning to303.209(b).
LOW BIRTH WEIGHT:
  At-risk infant or toddler (Definition)303.5.
LOW-INCOME (Children and families):
  Purpose of Early Intervention program (Historically underrepresented populations)303.1(d).
  Traditionally underserved groups (Low-income families)303.227(a).
MAPPING:
  Of surgically implanted medical devices303.13(b)(1)(i), 303.16(c)(1)(iii).
MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH:
  Child find (Coordination)303.302(c)(1)(ii)(B).
  Payor of last resort—Non-reduction of benefits (Construction)303.510(c).
MEDIATION (A-L):
  Annual report of children served (Number of mediations held)303.721(c).
  Benefits of (Meeting to explain)303.431(d)(1).
  Confidential discussions303.431(b)(5)(i), (b)(7).
  Cost of (Borne by State)303.431(b)(3).
  Disputes (Resolve through mediation)303.431(a).
  Disinterested party (to encourage)303.431(d).
  Impartiality of mediator303.431(c).
  Lead agency procedures (to resolve disputes through mediation)303.431(a).
  Legally binding agreement (if parties resolve dispute through mediation)303.431(b)(5).
MEDIATION (M-O):
  Mediator(s):
o  Impartiality of303.431(c).
o  List of303.431(b)(2)(i).
o  Qualified and impartial303.431(b)(1)(iii).
o  Random selection of303.431(b)(2)(ii).
o  Trained in effective mediation techniques303.431(b)(1)(iii).
  Meeting to encourage mediation303.431(d).
  Not used as evidence in hearing or civil proceeding303.431(b)(7).
  Not used to delay/deny right of hearing303.431(b)(1)(ii).
MEDIATION (P-Z):
  Parent training and information center303.431(d)(1).
  Prior written notice—Content303.421(b).
  Requirements303.431(b)(1)-(b)(7).
  Sessions scheduled—Timely manner and convenient location303.431(b)(4).
  State dispute resolution options303.430.
  State monitoring and enforcement303.700(d)(2).
  Voluntary303.431(b)(1)(i).
  Written mediation agreement (Enforceable in court)303.431(b)(6).
MEDICAID:
  Council—Composition (Member from State Medicaid program)303.601(a)(7).
  Non-reduction of benefits (Payor of last resort)—Construction303.510(c).
  Proceeds from public-private insurance for Part C—Neither State nor local funds under “nonsupplant” (§303.325(b))303.520(d)(2).
  “Service coordination”—Use of term not intended to affect seeking Medicaid303.34(c).
MEDICAL SERVICES:
  In Early Intervention Services definition303.13(b)(5).
  Interim payments—reimbursement (Payor of last resort)303.510(b).
MEDICAL SERVICES FOR DIAGNOSTIC OR EVALUATION PURPOSES:
  See “Medical services” (Definition)303.13(b)(5).
MEDICINE OR DRUGS:
  Prescribing for any purpose—Not covered303.16(c)(1)(ii).
METHOD (Of delivering Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) services)303.344(d)(1)(i).
  Definition303.344(d)(2)(ii).
METHODS OF ENSURING SERVICES303.511.
METABOLISM (Inborn errors of):
  Diagnosed physical or mental condition303.21(a)(2)(ii).
MINORITY (Children, Families, Parents):
  Council—Composition (Minority parents)303.601(a)(1)(i).
  Purpose of Early Intervention Program303.1(d).
  Traditionally underserved groups303.227(a).
MONITOR; MONITORING:
  Council—Functions303.604(a)(3).
  Financial responsibility and methods of ensuring services—Added components303.511(e).
  Lead agency role in monitoring303.120(a)(2)(i), (a)(2)(iv).
  Rule of construction—Nothing restricts Secretary's authority under General Education Provisions Act (GEPA) to monitor-enforce requirements of the Act303.707.
  Secretary's review & determination regarding State performance303.703(b).
  State monitoring and enforcement303.700(a)(1), (b), (d)(2).
  State performance and data collection303.701(c)(2).
  State use of targets and reporting303.702(b)(1)(ii).
MULTIDISCIPLINARY:
  Definition303.24.
  Evaluation and assessment303.321(a)(1)(i).
  Evaluation, assessment, and nondiscriminatory procedures303.113(a)(1).
  Purpose of Early Intervention program303.1(a).
  State eligibility (General authority)303.100.
NATIVE LANGUAGE:
  Consent303.7(a).
  Definition303.25.
  Evaluation and assessment303.321(a)(5), (a)(6).
  Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) meetings—Accessibility and convenience303.342(d)(1)(ii).
  Notice regarding confidentiality and availability of notice in native language303.404.
  Prior written notice—Native language303.421(c).
NATURAL ENVIRONMENTS:
  Definition303.26.
  Determination of appropriate setting for Early Intervention services303.344(d)(1)(ii)(A)-(B).
  Early Intervention services (Definition)303.13(a)(8).
  Early Intervention services in natural environments (Component of statewide system)303.126.
  Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) content—Early Intervention services in303.344(d)(1)(ii)(A)-(B).
  State monitoring and enforcement303.700(d)(1).
NEGLECT or ABUSE:
  See “Abuse or neglect”.
NERVOUS SYSTEM (“Disorders reflecting disturbance of development of”):
  Diagnosed physical or mental condition (Infant or toddler with a disability)303.21(a)(2)(ii).
NONCOMMINGLING303.225(a).
NONDISCRIMINATORY:
  Evaluation, assessment and nondiscriminatory procedures303.113, 303.321(a)(4).
  Evaluation and assessment—in a nondiscriminatory manner303.321(a)(4).
NON-REDUCTION OF BENEFITS303.510(c).
NONSUBSTITUTION OF FUNDS303.510(a).
NONSUPPLANT:
  Requirement to supplement not supplant303.225(b).
  Requirement regarding indirect costs303.225(c)(2)(ii).
NOTICE & HEARING BEFORE DETERMINING A STATE NOT ELIGIBLE303.231.
NOTICES (State administration):
  Public participation policies—Lead agency notice of hearings303.208(b)(2).
  State applications, eligibility determinations, etc.:
o  Determination by Secretary that a State is eligible (Secretary notifies State)303.229.
o  Disapproval of an application—Standard for303.230.
o  Initial decision; final decision303.234(a), (c).
o  Judicial review303.236.
o  Notice and hearing before determining a State not eligible303.231(a)(1)(i), (a)(2)(b).
o  Standard for disapproval of an application303.230.
NOTICES (State monitoring & enforcement):
  Public attention by State—If Secretary proposing enforcement303.706.
  Secretary's review and determination regarding State performance303.703(b)(2)(i).
  Withholding funds:
o  Opportunity for a hearing303.705(a).
o  Suspension303.705(b).
NOTICES (To parents; family) (A-O):
  Confidentiality and opportunity to examine records303.401(a).
  Due process procedures—Part B:
o  Filing a due process complaint (Time-line for resolution)303.440(c).
o  Lead agency response to a due process complaint303.441(e)(1).
o  Notice required before a hearing303.441(c).
o  Resolution process303.442(a)(1), (b)(5).
  Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) meetings—Written notice to family, etc303.342(d)(2).
  Lead agency—General responsibility for procedural safeguards303.400(a).
  Native language303.404(d).
  Notice to parents Re-confidentiality303.404.
NOTICES (To parents; family) (P-Z):
  Parental consent and ability to decline service303.420.
  Prior written notice and procedural safeguards notice303.421.
o  Content of notice303.421(b).
o  General303.421(a).
o  Native language303.421(c)(1), (c)(2)(i)-(c)(2)(ii).
  Procedural safeguards—General responsibility of lead agency for303.400(a).
  Screening procedures303.320(a)(1)(i), (2).
  State option—Services to children three and older (Annual notice to parents)303.211(b)(1).
NUMERACY SKILLS:
  Infant or toddler with a disability303.21(c)(1).
  Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP)303.344(d)(4).
  State option—Services to children ages three and older303.211(b)(2).
NURSES:
  Early Intervention services (Definition)—Qualified personnel303.13(c)(3).
NURSING SERVICES:
  Definition303.13(b)(6).
NUTRITION SERVICES:
Definition303.13(b)(7).
NUTRITIONAL DEPRIVATION:
  At risk infant or toddler (Definition)303.5.
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY:
  Definition303.13(b)(8).
  Occupational therapists303.13(c)(4).
OPTIMIZATION (Relating to Cochlear Implants, etc.)303.13(b)(1)(i), 303.16(c)(1)(iii).
ORIENTATION AND MOBILITY TRAINING:
  Early Intervention services (Definition)—In “Vision services.”303.13(b)(17)(iii).
  Orientation and mobility specialists303.13(c)(5).
OTHER SERVICES:
  Early Intervention services (Definition)303.13(d).
  Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) content303.344(e).
OUTCOMES:
  Early Intervention services provider (Definition)303.12(b)(1).
  Health services—Developmental outcomes303.16(c)(1)(iii)(A).
  Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP)—Content:
o  Duration303.344(d)(2)(iv).
o  Early Intervention services303.344(d)(1).
o  Early Intervention services in natural environments303.344(d)(1)(ii)(B)(3).
o  Results or outcomes303.344(c).
  Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP)—Periodic review303.342(b)(1)(i)-(b)(1)(ii).
  Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP)—Responsibility and accountability303.346.
  Special instruction (Definition)303.13(b)(14)(ii).
PARAPROFESSIONALS:
  Comprehensive System of Personnel Development (CSPD) (Training of)303.118.
  Use of303.119(c).
PARENT:
  Biological or adoptive parent of a child303.27(a)(1), (a)(4).
  Definition303.27.
  Foster parent303.27(a)(2).
  Grandparent303.27(a)(4).
  Guardian303.27(a)(3).
  Dissemination of Information (Public awareness program)303.301(a)(1)(ii).
  Stepparent303.27(a)(4).
  Surrogate parent303.27(a)(5).
o  See also “Surrogate Parent(s).”
PARENTAL RIGHTS (A-C):
  Confidentiality:
o  Access rights303.405.
o  Amendment of records at parent's request303.410.
o  Consent prior to disclosure or use303.414.
o  Council—Composition303.601(a)(1).
o  Destruction of information303.416.
o  List of types and locations of information303.408.
o  Notice to parents303.404.
o  Opportunity for a hearing on records303.411.
o  Opportunity to inspect-review records303.401(b)(2).
o  Right to confidentiality of personally identifiable information303.401(a).
  Consent (Definition)303.7.
PARENTAL RIGHTS (D—Part B):
  Due process hearings—Part B:
o  Construction—parent's right to file an appeal303.445(b).
o  Construction—filing a separate due process complaint303.445(c).
o  Filing a due process complaint303.440(a)-(b).
o  Findings of fact and decisions303.444(a)(5), 303.446(b)(2)(vi).
o  Hearing officer finding—matters alleging procedural violations303.445(a)(2)(ii).
o  Hearing rights303.444.
o  Impartial due process hearing303.443(a), (e), (f)(2).
o  Lead agency response to a due process complaint303.441(e).
o  Parental rights at hearings303.444(c).
o  Resolution process303.442.
o  Separate request for a due process hearing303.445(c).
PARENTAL RIGHTS (D—Part C to IF):
  Due process hearings—Part C:
o  Convenience of hearings & timelines303.437.
o  Parental rights in due process hearings303.436.
  Functions not subject to fees303.521(b).
  Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP)—Consent provisions:
o  Parental consent regarding IFSP contents303.342(e).
o  Services before evaluation completed (Parental consent)303.345(a).
  Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) Team meeting participants:
o  An advocate or person outside the family—If parent requests303.343(a)(1)(iii).
o  Other family members, if requested by the parent303.343(a)(1)(ii).
o  The parent or parents303.343(a)(1)(i).
o  See also “Family (Families) (IFSP)”.
PARENTAL RIGHTS (IN-O):
  Inability of parents to pay will not delay-deny services303.521(a)(4)(ii).
  Mediation:
o  Binding agreement to resolve a dispute—signed by parents & agency303.431(b)(5)(ii).
o  Meeting to encourage303.431(d).
o  Not used to deny or delay a parent's right to a hearing303.431(b)(1)(ii).
  Native language:
o  Consent (definition)303.7(a).
o  Definition303.25.
o  Prior notice—Native language303.421(c).
PARENTAL RIGHTS (P-Z):
  Parental consent and ability to decline service303.420.
  Payments to Indians—Use of funds (Encouraged to involve Indian parents)303.731(d)(1).
  Pendency303.430(e).
  Prior notice303.421.
  State complaint procedures:
o  Adoption of (and widely disseminating procedures to parents)303.432(a).
o  Opportunity to engage in mediation303.433(a)(3)(ii).
o  Time extension303.433(b)(1)(ii).
  States with Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) mandates may not charge parents for services under Part B303.521(c).
  Status of child during pendency of due process hearing303.430(e).
  State system of payments copy for parents303.520(a)(4), 303.520(b)(1)(iii).
  See also “Due Process Procedures,” “Family (Families),” and “Procedural Safeguards”.
PARENT TRAINING:
  Payment to Indians—Use of funds303.731(d).
  Psychological services (Definition)303.13(b)(10)(iv).
PARENT TRAINING & INFORMATION CENTER(S):
  Definition303.28.
  Mediation—Meeting to encourage303.431(d)(1).
  State complaint procedures—Widely disseminated to Parent Training and Information Centers303.432(a)(2).
PART B (IDEA) (A-O):
  Child find—Coordination with303.302(a)(1), (c)(1)(ii)(A).
  Confidentiality303.401(d)(2).
  Comprehensive System of Personnel Development (CSPD) (Training personnel relating to transition)303.118(a)(3).
  Due process hearing procedures (Dispute resolution options)303.430(d)(2).
  Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) (Definition)303.15(b).
  Financial responsibility and methods of ensuring services303.511(b).
  Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) Content-Transition to preschool303.209(d)(3).
  Monitoring and enforcement303.700(d).
PART B (IDEA) (P-Z):
  Permissive use of funds303.501(c)(1), (d).
  State educational agency (Definition)303.36(b).
  State option-Services to children three and older303.211(b)(1)(i)-(b)(1)(ii), (b)(3).
o  Construction—If child receives Part C services, free appropriate public education (FAPE) not required303.211(e)(1).
  States with free appropriate public education (FAPE) mandates303.521(c).
PARTICIPATING AGENCY:
  Definition of303.403(c).
  See also “Confidentiality” (A-D) and Personally “Identifiable Information” (A-C).
PAYMENT(S) FOR EARLY INTERVENTION SERVICES:
  Coordination of303.1(b).
  Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) content—Payment arrangements, if any303.344(d)(1)(iv).
  Interim payments—reimbursement (payor of last resort)303.510(b).
  Policies Re use of insurance for payment for services303.520.
  Timely resolution of disputes about payments (Methods of ensuring services)303.511(c).
  To outlying areas303.730(a).
  To Secretary of the Interior303.731(a)(1).
PAYMENTS TO INDIANS303.731.
  Allocation303.731(b).
  Information303.731(c).
  Prohibited use of funds303.731(f).
  Reports303.731(e).
  Use of funds303.731(d).
PAYOR OF LAST RESORT:
  Assurance regarding303.222.
  General requirement303.500.
  Interim payments—reimbursement303.510(b).
  Non-reduction of benefits303.510(c).
  Nonsubstitution of funds303.510(a).
PEDIATRICIANS & OTHER PHYSICIANS:
  Qualified personnel303.13(c)(6).
PENDENCY:
  Enforcement action—Public attention303.706.
  Status of child during pendency of a due process hearing request303.430(e)(1).
PERIODIC REVIEW (Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP))303.342(b).
PERMISSIVE USE OF FUNDS BY LEAD AGENCY:
  At risk infants or toddlers (strengthen statewide system)303.501(e).
  Continue Early Intervention services in lieu of FAPE303.501(d).
  Expand and improve on services303.501(b).
  For direct services303.501(a).
  Provide FAPE (See also “Use of Funds”)303.501(c).
PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION (A-C):
  Confidentiality303.401(a).
o  Applicability and timeframe of procedures303.401(c).
o  Consent prior to disclosure or use303.414(a).
o  Definitions of “destruction” and “participating agency”303.403(a), (c).
o  Destruction of information303.416(a).
o  Disclosure of information303.401(d)(1).
o  Notice to parents303.404.
o  Safeguards303.415.
o  Secretary ensures protection of303.402.
PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION (D-Z):
  Data collection—Construction (Nationwide database not authorized)303.701(c)(3).
  Definition303.29.
  Finality of hearing decision—Findings of fact & decisions (to public)303.446(c).
  Hearing decisions—Part B (to public)303.445(d).
  Parental consent—Exchange of303.420(a)(5).
  Public reporting and privacy303.702(b)(3).
  Transition to preschool—State policy (Parents may object to disclosure)303.209(b)(2).
PERSONNEL (Shortage of):
  Personnel standards—Policy to address303.119(d).
PERSONNEL STANDARDS:
  Policies and procedures relating to303.119(a).
  Qualified personnel (definition)303.31.
  Qualification standards303.119(b).
  Policy to address shortage of personnel303.119(d).
  Use of paraprofessionals and assistants303.119(c).
PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT, including vision and hearing:
  Developmental delays in303.21(a)(1)(ii).
  Early Intervention Services (Definition)303.13(a)(4)(i).
  Evaluation of child's level of functioning in303.321(b)(3).
  In definition of “Infants and toddlers with disabilities”303.21(a)(1)(ii).
  In Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) content (Information about child's status)303.344(a).
PHYSICAL THERAPY:
  Definition303.13(b)(9).
  Physical therapists303.13(c)(7).
PHYSICIANS:
  Early intervention services (Qualified personnel—Pediatricians and other)303.13(c)(6).
  Health services (Consultation by)303.16(b)(2).
  Medical services (Definition)303.13(b)(5).
  Public awareness program (Dissemination to all primary referral sources)303.301(a)(1)(ii).
  Referral procedures—Primary referral sources303.303(c)(2).
POLICIES (AND PROCEDURES) [P&P] (A-D):
  Confidentiality:
o  Enforcement (To ensure requirements are met)303.417.
o  Consent prior to disclosure—P&P to be used when parent refuses consent303.414(c).
o  Notice to parents—summary of P&P regarding disclosure303.404(b).
o  Option to inform parent about intended disclosure303.401(e).
o  Safeguards—Training regarding State P&P303.415(c).
  Due process—Part B:
o  30 or 45 day timeline for resolution (Specify in P&P)303.440(c).
o  Timelines and convenience of hearings303.447(a).
POLICIES (AND PROCEDURES) [P&P] (E-Q):
  Early Intervention services in natural environments303.126.
  Financial responsibility and methods of ensuring services—Delivery of services in a timely manner303.511(a).
  Personnel standards303.119.
  Policies related to use of insurance for services303.520.
  Public participation P&P303.208.
POLICIES (AND PROCEDURES) [P&P] (R-Z):
  Referral policies for specific children303.206.
  State application and assurances303.200.
  State conformity with IDEA-Part C303.102.
  Statewide system and description of services303.203(b).
  System of payments and fees—State's policies to specify functions subject to fees303.521(a).
  Traditionally underserved groups303.227.
  Transition to preschool, etc.303.209(a)(1).
  Use of funds—Payor of last resort303.500.
POLICIES RELATED TO USE OF PUBLIC OR PRIVATE INSURANCE OR PUBLIC BENEFITS TO PAY FOR PART C SERVICES303.520.
POSITIVE EFFORTS TO EMPLOY AND ADVANCE QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES303.105.
POST-REFERRAL PROCEDURES:
  Types of post-referral procedures303.300(c).
  See also “screening” (§303.320), “evaluation and assessment” (§303.321), “IFSP development” (§§303.342-303.345).
PRELITERACY, LANGUAGE, & NUMERACY SKILLS:
  Infant or toddler with a disability303.21(c)(1).
  Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP)—Educational component303.344(d)(4).
  State option—Services to children ages three and older303.211(b)(2).
PRENATAL DRUG EXPOSURE:
  At-risk infant or toddler303.5.
  Referral of specific at-risk children303.303(b)(2).
PRE-REFERRAL PROCEDURES:
  Types of pre-referral procedures303.300(a).
  See also “public awareness” (§303.301), “child find” (§303.302).
PRIMARY REFERRAL SOURCE(S):
  Child find—Participation by303.302(a)(2)(ii).
  Comprehensive System of Personnel Development (CSPD)—Training of303.118.
  Definition303.303(c).
  Public awareness program
o  Component of a statewide system303.116(b).
o  Dissemination of information to sources303.301(a)(1)(ii).
  Referral procedures303.303(a)(1).
  Screening procedures (Definition of)303.320(b).
PRIOR WRITTEN NOTICE:
  See Notice (To parents; Family) (P-Z)
PRIVATE INSURANCE:
  See “Insurance”.
PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS (A-C):
  Appointment of an impartial hearing officer303.435.
  Child's status during proceedings303.430(e).
  Civil action—Part B303.448.
  Civil action—Part C303.438.
  Confidentiality and opportunity to examine records303.401.
o  Additional requirements (see §§303.402-303.417).
o  See also “Confidentiality”.
  Consent (Definition)303.7.
o  See also “Consent”.
  Convenience of proceedings & timelines303.437.
PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS (D-N):
  Due process procedures303.430(d).
o  Part B procedures303.440-303.449.
o  Part C procedures303.435-303.438.
  Implementation of (Functions not subject to fees & carried out at public expense)303.521(b)(4)(ii).
  Lead agency responsibility for303.400.
  Mediation303.431.
  Native language (Prior written notice)303.421(c).
o  See “Native Language”.
  Nondiscriminatory evaluation and assessment procedures303.113.
o  No single procedure used as sole criterion303.321(b).
PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS (O-Z):
  Opportunity to examine records (i.e., to inspect & review records)303.401(b)(2).
  Parental consent and ability to decline service303.420.
o  See also “Consent”.
  Parental rights in due process hearings303.436.
o  See also “Due Process Rights—Part B.”
  Pendency (Status of child)303.430(e).
  Prior written notice303.421.
  Procedural safeguards notice303.421(b)(3).
  State dispute resolution options303.430.
  Surrogate parents303.422.
  System of payments303.521(e).
PROTECTION & ADVOCACY AGENCIES:
  State complaint procedures303.432(a)(2).
PROVISION OF SERVICES BEFORE EVALUATIONS AND ASSESSMENTS COMPLETED303.345.
PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES:
  Early Intervention services (Definition)303.13(b)(10).
  Psychologists (Qualified personnel)303.13(c)(8).
PUBLIC AGENCY:
  Confidentiality—Option to inform parent about intended disclosure303.401(e)(1).
  Definition303.30.
  IFSP Team—Service coordinator designated by public agency303.343(a)(1)(iv).
  Impartial hearing officer (Public agency—List of hearing officers)303.443(c)(3).
  Parent (Definition)303.27(b)(2).
  Prior written notice—Native language303.421(c)(2).
  State complaint procedures:
o  Filing a complaint303.434(b)(1).
  Surrogate parents303.422(a)(2).
PUBLIC HEARINGS:
  Public participation policies and procedures303.208(b)(1).
  See “Public Participation”.
PUBLIC AWARENESS PROGRAM:
  Component of statewide system303.116.
  Public awareness program—Information for parents303.301(b).
PUBLIC INSURANCE:
  See “Insurance”
PUBLIC PARTICIPATION303.208.
  Requirements for State applications303.208(a).
  Requirements for State policies and procedures303.208(b).
PURPOSE OF EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAM303.1.
QUALIFIED PERSONNEL:
  All evaluations and assessments of child and family conducted by qualified personnel303.321(a)(2).
  Definition303.31.
  Early Intervention Services (Definition)303.13(a)(7), (b)(3), (c), (d).
  Evaluations and assessments of child and family—All conducted by qualified personnel303.321(a)(2).
  Informed clinical opinion303.321(a)(3)(ii).
  Procedures for assessment of child and family303.321(c)(1), (c)(2).
RECORDS:
  Evaluation of child—Review of records303.321(b)(5).
  Civil action—Part B (records of administrative proceedings)303.448(c)(1).
  Confidentiality303.401-303.417.
  Consent (Definition)—Lists records to be released303.7(b).
  Records used to establish eligibility (without conducting an evaluation)303.321(a)(3)(i).
  Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) Team (Making pertinent records available at the meeting)303.343(a)(2)(iii).
  Parents right to inspect and review303.405(a).
  References in applicable regulations303.3(b)(2).
  Reports and records (Assurance—Application requirement)303.224(b).
REFERRAL PROCEDURES303.303.
REFERRALS:
  Child find—System for making referrals to lead agencies or Early Intervention service providers303.302(a)(2).
  Permissive use of funds—At risk children303.501(e)(2)-(3).
REFERRAL SOURCES:
  See “Primary Referral Sources”.
REGISTERED DIETICIANS:
  Qualified Personnel303.13(c)(9).
REHABILITATION (As part of Early Intervention services)303.13(b)(1)((ii)(D), (b)(2)(iii), (b)(15)(ii)-(b)(15)(iii), (b)(17)(ii)).
REIMBURSEMENT:
  Financial responsibility & methods of ensuring services303.511(a).
  Payor of last resort (Interim payments—Reimbursement)303.510(b).
  Proceeds from public and private insurance303.520(d).
  Reimbursement procedures (Component of statewide system)303.122.
REPORTS (A-P):
  Annual report of children served:
o  Certification303.723.
o  Other responsibilities of lead agency303.724(b), (d).
o  Report requirement303.721.
  Council—Annual report to Governor and Secretary303.604(c).
  Data reporting303.722(a).
  Data requirements—general303.720.
  Payments to Indians303.731(e).
REPORTS (R-Z):
  Reports and records (Assurance—Application requirement)303.224.
  Reports—Program information303.720, 303.721, 303.722, 303.723, 303.724.
  State monitoring & enforcement:
o  Enforcement—Secretary's Report to Congress303.704(d).
o  Lead agency—Annual report on performance of State303.700(a)(4).
o  Public reporting and privacy303.702(b).
o  Secretary's review & determination303.703(a)-(b).
o  State performance plans & data collection303.701(c)(1)-(c)(2).
o  State use of targets and reporting (Public reporting & privacy)303.702(b).
RESOLUTION OF DISPUTES:
  See “Disputes-Dispute Resolution”.
RESPIRATORY DISTRESS:
  At risk infant or toddler (Definition)303.5.
ROUTINE MEDICAL SERVICES:
  Not covered303.16(c)(3).
RURAL (AREAS, CHILDREN, FAMILIES):
  Assurance regarding traditionally underserved groups (Rural families, etc.)303.227(a).
  Comprehensive System of Personnel Development (CSPD) (Training personnel to work in)303.118(b)(1).
  Purpose of Early Intervention program303.1(d).
STATE CHILDREN'S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM (CHIP)303.302(c)(1)(ii)(K).
SCHOOL READINESS:
  Infant or toddler with a disability303.21(c)(1).
  Individualized Family Service Plan) IFSP303.344(d)(4).
  State option—Serve age three to five303.211(a)(2).
SCREENING PROCEDURES303.320.
SEA:
  See “State educational agency”
SECRETARY (of Education):
  Definition303.33.
SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR:
  Eligible recipients of an award303.2.
  Indian—Indian tribe (Definition—Construction clause)303.19(c).
  Payments to Indians303.731.
  State allotments (Definitions “Aggregate amount”)303.732(d)(1).
SENSORY IMPAIRMENTS:
  Infant or toddler with a disability (Diagnosed condition)303.21(a)(2)(ii).
SERVICE COORDINATION (Services):
  Definition303.13(b)(11), 303.34.
  Functions not subject to fees303.521(b)(3).
  Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSP) (Early Intervention system component)303.114.
  Early Intervention Services303.13(b)(11).
  Term “case management” not precluded303.34(c).
  Service coordinator—IFSP content (“Profession” includes “service coordination”)303.344(g)(2).
  Specific Service Coordination Services303.34(b).
SERVICE COORDINATOR:
  Entitlement to303.34(a).
  Named in Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP)303.344(g)(1).
o  In interim IFSP303.345(b)(1).
  On Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) Team303.343(a)(1)(iv).
SERVICE PROVIDER(S):
  General role of303.12(b).
  See “Qualified personnel”303.13(c).
SEVERE ATTACHMENT DISORDERS:
  “Diagnosed physical or mental condition”303.21(a)(2)(ii).
SHORTAGE OF PERSONNEL (Policy to address)303.119(d).
SIGN LANGUAGE AND CUED LANGUAGE SERVICES:
  Definition303.13(b)(12).
SLIDING FEE SCALES:
  Definition of “Early Intervention services”303.13(a)(3).
  System of payments303.500(b), 303.521(a)(1).
SOCIAL OR EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT:
  Developmental delays in303.21(a)(1)(iv).
  Early Intervention Services (Definition)303.13(a)(4)(iv).
  Evaluation of child's level of functioning in303.321(b)(3).
  In definition of “Infants and toddlers with disabilities”303.21(a)(1)(iv).
  In Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) content (Information about child's status)303.344(a).
SOCIAL SECURITY ACT:
  Title V—Maternal and Child Health303.302(c)(1)(ii)(B).
  Title XVI:
o  Supplemental Security Income (SSI)303.302(c)(1)(ii)(F).
  Title XIX:
o  EPSDT (Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment)303.302(c)(1)(ii)(C).
o  Medicaid303.510, 303.520.
SOCIAL WORK SERVICES (Definition)303.13(b)(13).
  Social workers303.13(c)(10).
SPECIAL INSTRUCTION (Definition)303.13(b)(14).
  Special educators303.13(c)(11).
SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY:
  Definition303.13(b)(15).
  Speech and language pathologists303.13(c)(12).
SSI (Supplemental Security Income):
  Child find (Coordination)303.302(c)(1)(ii)(F).
  See “Social Security Act”.
STATE (Definition)303.35.
  Special definition -State allocations303.732(d)(3).
STATE ADVISORY COUNCIL ON EARLY EDUCATION AND CARE
  Comprehensive system of personnel development (CSPD) (Coordination)303.118(b)(4).
  Participation of State lead agency303.210(b).
STATE AGENCIES:
  Child find (Coordination)303.302(c)(1)(i).
  ICC (Composition of Council)303.601(a)(5)(i).
  Interagency agreements303.511(b)(2).
STATE APPLICATION:
  Amendments to (public participation)303.208(a).
  Conditions of assistance303.200.
  Components of a statewide system303.110-303.126.
  Council function (Advise-assist lead agency with)303.604(a)(4).
  General requirements303.201-303.212.
  Public participation303.208.
o  Reviewing public comments received303.208(a).
STATE APPROVED OR RECOGNIZED CERTIFICATION (Qualified Personnel)303.31.
STATE COMPLAINT PROCEDURES:
  Adoption of303.432.
o  (See also §§303.432-303.434)
  Filing a complaint303.434.
  Lead agency must adopt303.430(c).
  Minimum State complaint procedures303.433.
o  Time extension; final decision; implementation303.433(b).
o  Time limit (60 days)303.433(a).
  Remedies for denial of appropriate services303.432(b).
  State dispute resolution options303.430(a), (c).
  State complaints & due process hearing procedures303.433(c).
STATE DEFINITION OF “INABILITY TO PAY”:
  Private insurance303.520(c).
  System of payments303.521(a)(3), (4)(ii).
STATE EDUCATIONAL AGENCY (SEA):
  Applicable regulations (SEA means the lead agency)303.3(b)(1).
  Confidentiality procedures—Disclosure of information303.401(d).
  Council—Composition303.601(a)(6)(i).
  Council—Functions303.604(b), 303.605(a).
  Definition303.36.
  Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) (Definition)—Standards of the SEA303.15(b).
  State option—Services for children 3 and older303.211(a)(1).
  Transition to preschool303.209(a)(3)(i)(A)-(a)(3)(i)(B), (a)(3)(ii), (b)(2)(i)-(b)(2)(ii).
STATE ELIGIBILITY:
  Conditions of assistance303.101.
STATE INTERAGENCY COORDINATING COUNCIL (Council):
  Advising & assisting the lead agency303.604(a).
  Advising & assisting on transition303.604(b).
  Annual report to Governor & Secretary303.604(c).
  Authorized activities by the Council303.605.
  Composition303.601.
  Conflict of interest303.601(d).
  Establishment303.600.
  Functions of Council—Required duties303.604.
  Meetings303.602.
  Use of funds by the Council303.603.
STATE MONITORING and ENFORCEMENT303.700.
STATE OPTION—EARLY INTERVENTION SERVICES TO CHILDREN AGES THREE and OLDER303.211.
STATE PERFORMANCE PLANS—DATA COLLECTION303.701.
STATE USE OF TARGETS AND REPORTING303.702.
STATEWIDE SYSTEM (of Early Intervention services):
  Assurances regarding Early Intervention services and a statewide system303.101(a).
  Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSP) (Component of)303.114.
  Minimum components of a statewide system (See also §303.111-303.126)303.110.
  Required pre-referral, referral, and post-referral components303.300.
  Statewide system & description of services303.203.
SUBSTANCE ABUSE (Illegal)303.5, 303.303(b)(2).
SYSTEM OF PAYMENTS AND FEES:
  See “Fees.”
SUPPLEMENTAL SECURITY INCOME (SSI):
  Child find—Coordination (see 303.302(c)(1)(ii)(F)).
  See “Social Security Act.”
SURGERY (Non-covered health service)303.16(c)(1)(i).
SURGICALLY IMPLANTED DEVICE303.13(b)(1)(i), 303.16(c)(1)(iii)(A), (c)(1)(iii)(B).
SURROGATE PARENT(S):
  Assignment by lead agency303.422(b)(1).
  30 day timeline303.422(g).
  Criteria for selecting303.422(d).
  In definition of “parent”303.27(a)(5).
  Non-employee requirement303.422(e).
  Rights or responsibilities of303.422(f).
  When a surrogate parent is needed303.422(a)(1)-(a)(3).
SYSTEM OF PAYMENTS:
  Copy to parents303.520(a)(4), 303.520(b)(1)(iii).
  Family fees303.521(d).
  Funds received under a State's system of payments303.520(d).
  In definition of “Early Intervention services”303.13(a)(3).
  Policies related to use of insurance303.520(a)(4), 303.520(b)(1)(ii)-(b)(1)(iii).
  Procedural safeguards303.521(e).
  Statewide system and description of services303.203(b).
  System of payments and fees303.521(a), (d).
  See also “Fees;” “Co-payments; Co-pays.”
TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE (TA):
  Assistive technology service303.13(b)(1)(ii)(E)-(b)(1)(ii)(F).
  Lead agency role in monitoring, etc.303.120(a)(2)(iii).
  Minimum State Complaint procedures (Lead agency use of TA)303.433(b)(2)(i).
  Payments to Indians (Not to be used for TA)303.731(f).
  State monitoring and enforcement303.700(a)(3).
o  Enforcement—Needs assistance303.704(a)(1)(iii)-(a)(1)(iv)).
TIMELINES (A-O):
  Child find—General303.302(a)(2)(i).
  Confidentiality—Access rights303.405(a).
  Department hearing procedures on State eligibility303.231(b)(3), 303.233(b), 303.234(d), (e), (g), (k), 303.236.
  Due process procedures—Part B (see “Timelines—Due Process (Part B)”)
  Enforcement—Secretary report to Congress w/in 30 days of taking enforcement action303.704(d).
  Evaluation and Assessment & initial Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) meeting303.310.
o  Exceptional circumstances303.310(b)(1).
TIMELINES (PA-PU):
  Part C due process hearings; parental rights:
o  Decision not later than 30 days after receipt of complaint303.437(b).
o  Prohibit information not disclosed (at least five days before hearing)303.436(b)(3).
  Payments to Indians—reports303.731(e)(1)(3).
  Primary referral sources303.303(a)(2)(i).
  Public reporting and privacy (State performance reports on targets)303.702(b)(1)(i)(A).
  Public participation (Application, etc.)303.208.
o  See also “Public Participation”.
TIMELINES (R-Z):
  Report to Secretary on State performance303.702(b)(2).
  State complaint procedures (Time limit of 60 days)303.433(a).
  Transition—Conference to discuss services303.209(c).
  Transition—LEA notification303.209(b).
  Transition plan303.209(d).
o  Transition timelines for child receiving services under section 303.211303.211(b)(6).
TIMELINES-DUE PROCESS (PART B) (A-Q):
  Adjustments to 30-day resolution period303.442(c).
  Agreement review period (w/in three business days of executing a settlement agreement)303.442(e).
  Civil action (90 days from date of decision)303.448(b).
  Hearing decision (30 or 45 days after expiration of 30-day period or adjustments to that period in §303.442(b) or (c))303.447(a).
  Hearing rights:
o  Additional disclosure (At least five business days before hearing)303.444(b).
o  Prohibit new evidence (Not disclosed at least five business days before hearing)303.444(a)(3).
  Lead agency response to complaint (within ten days of receiving complaint)303.441(e).
  Other party response (within ten days of receiving complaint)303.441(f).
TIMELINES-DUE PROCESS (PART B) (RE):
  Resolution meeting (w/in 15 days)303.442(a).
o  If no meeting in 15 days, parent may seek intervention—hearing officer303.442(b)(5).
  Resolution period:
o  If lead agency not resolved complaint w/in 30 days, hearing may occur303.442(b)(1).
o  If no parent participation in 30 days, complaint may be dismissed303.442(b)(4).
  Review decision (30 days after request for review)303.447(b).
TIMELINES—DUE PROCESS (PART B) (S-Z):
  Sufficiency of complaint:
o  Amended complaint (Hearing officer permits—Not later than five days before hearing)303.441(d)(3)(ii).
o  Complaint sufficient—unless party notifies hearing officer w/in 15 days303.441(d)(1).
o  Hearing officer determination (within five days of notice)303.441(d)(2).
  Timelines—convenience of hearings and reviews and exceptions to timelines303.447(a)-(c).
  Timeline for requesting a hearing (two years)303.443(e).
o  Exception to timeline303.443(f).
TRACHEOSTOMY CARE (see Health services)303.16(b)(1).
TRADITIONALLY UNDERSERVED GROUPS303.227.
  Purpose of Early Intervention program (“Historically underrepresented populations”)303.1(d).
o  See also “Homeless,” “Low Income,” “Minority,” & “Rural” (children &/or families), and “Ward of the State”.
  Scope of child find regarding selected groups303.302(b)(1)(ii).
  State policies and practices303.227.
TRAINING:
  Comprehensive System of Personnel Development (CSPD)303.118.
  In definition of “Early Intervention services” (see §303.13(b)(1)(ii)(E) (specific to AT services), (2)(iv) (specific to audiology services), (10) (specific to psychological services).
  Personnel standards300.119.
TRANSITION TO PRESCHOOL & OTHER PROGRAMS:
  Application requirements303.209(a).
  Conference to discuss services303.209(c).
  Council functions—Advising & assisting on transition303.604(b).
  Family involvement; notification of local educational agency (LEA)303.209(b).
  Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) content—Transition from Part C303.344(h).
  Interagency agreement303.209(a)(3)(i)-(ii).
  Policies and procedures regarding303.209(a)(1).
  Program options & transition plan303.209(d).
  Service coordination services (Facilitating development of transition plan)303.34(b)(10).
  Transition plan (Establish not fewer than 90 days, not more than nine months)303.209(d)(2).
TRANSPORTATION & RELATED COSTS303.13(b)(16).
TRAUMA DUE TO EXPOSURE TO FAMILY VIOLENCE303.211(b)(7).
TRIBE (TRIBAL ORGANIZATION):
  Child find—Coordination (tribes)303.302(c)(1)(i).
  Council—Composition303.601(c).
  Indian; Indian tribe (Definition)303.19.
  Payments to Indians)303.731(a)(1), (2), (b), (c), (d), (e).
TUBE FEEDING (Health service)303.16(b)(1).
UNDERREPRESENTED POPULATIONS303.1(d).
  See also “Traditionally underserved groups.”
USE OF FUNDS:
  Council (Use of funds by)303.603.
  Description of use of funds (Application requirement)303.205.
  Payments to Indians (Use of funds)303.731(d).
  Payor of last resort303.510.
  Permissive use of funds by lead agency303.501.
  See “Permissive use of funds by lead agency.”
  States with FAPE mandates or that use Part B funds303.521(c).
  See also “Funds” “Funds—Part B,” “Funds Part C,” and “Permissive use of funds by lead agency.”
USE OF FUNDS AND PAYOR OF LAST RESORT300.500.
VISION SERVICES:
  Early Intervention services (Definition)303.13(b)(17).
VISUAL IMPAIRMENTS (or BLINDNESS):
  Special educators including teachers of children with visual impairments303.13(c)(11).
VISION SPECIALISTS303.13(c)(13).
WARD OF THE STATE:
  Assurances regarding Early Intervention services303.101(a)(1)(iii).
  Child find—Scope303.302(b)(1)(ii).
  Definition303.37.
o  Exception (If child has a foster parent under “Parent” §303.27)303.37(b).
  Parent (Definition) “Guardian” (but not State, if child is a ward of State)303.27(a)(3).
  Surrogate parents303.422(a)(3), (b)(2).
  Traditionally underserved groups303.227(a).
“WELL-BABY” CARE and IMMUNIZATIONS:
  Non-covered medical services303.16(c)(3).
WITHHOLDING:
  State monitoring and enforcement303.700(a)(3).
  Withholding funds303.705.
o  Nature of withholding303.705(c).
o  Withholding until rectified303.705(c)(2)

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