ERIC Number: ED416647
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Early Intervention Services for Children Birth through Age 2 Enacted by P.L. 105-17 (IDEA 97). The Arc Q & A.
This fact sheet uses a question-and-answer format to summarize early intervention services for children (birth through age 2) provided by Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 1997 (Public Law 105-17). Questions and answers address the following topics: the purpose of Part C (early identification and intervention with infants and toddlers); eligibility for services under Part C (children under age 3 with developmental delay or diagnosed conditions); services mandated to eligible children and their families; the Individualized Family Service Plan; procedural safeguards under Part C; the role of the state and federal governments in providing services; services that each state must provide (such as a comprehensive child find and referral system); and paying for early intervention services. (DB)
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Developmental Delays, Disabilities, Disability Identification, Due Process, Early Identification, Early Intervention, Educational Legislation, Eligibility, Federal Legislation, Federal State Relationship, Financial Support, Government Role, Individualized Family Service Plans, Infants, Preschool Education, Toddlers
Arc National Headquarters, 500 E. Border St., S-300, Arlington, TX 76010; phone: 817-261-6003; TDD: 817-277-0553.
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arc, Arlington, TX.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments 1997