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13a.13.02.00.htm 13A.13.02.00. Title 13A STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION Subtitle 13 MARYLAND INFANTS AND TODDLERS PROGRAM Chapter 02 Administration of Services for Infants and Toddlers and Their Families Authority: Education Article, §8-416, Annotated Code of Maryland Federal Regulatory Reference: 34 CFR 99, 300, 303
13a.13.02.01.htm 13A.13.02.01. 01 Purpose.. The purpose of this chapter is to implement administrative procedures related to a Statewide and local comprehensive, coordinated, multidisciplinary, interagency system of early intervention services for infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families under Part C of the Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) 34 CFR 303 and COMAR 13A.13.01.
13a.13.02.02.htm 13A.13.02.02. 02 Scope.. This chapter applies to State and local public agencies that provide early intervention services for infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families, in accordance with the child’s Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) including to the Maryland Infants and Toddlers Program in the Maryland Department of Education, local school systems, and the 24 local lead agencies, in accordance with 34 CFR 303.
13a.13.02.03.htm 13A.13.02.03. 03 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the definitions in COMAR 13A.13.01 apply, and the following terms have the meanings indicated.B. Terms Defined.. 1) “Council” means the State Interagency Coordinating Council.. 2) “Secretary” means the Secretary of the United States Department of Education..
13a.13.02.04.htm 13A.13.02.04. 04 State Administration.. A. Public Awareness.. 1) The Maryland Infants and Toddlers Program shall maintain a Statewide system of public awareness and provide oversight for local lead agency public awareness that:a) Focuses on the early identification of infants and toddlers with disabilities; and. b) Provides information to parents of infants and toddlers through primary referral sources in accordance with 34 CFR §303.301 and COMAR 13A.13.01.04A.
13a.13.02.05.htm 13A.13.02.05. 05 State Interagency Agreements.. A. Interagency Collaboration.. 1) The Maryland Infants and Toddlers Program shall ensure that formal interagency agreements are developed with each of the responsible State agencies, consistent with 34 CFR §303.120 and 303.500―303.511.2) Interagency agreements shall include:. a) The commitment of agencies to ensure financial responsibility of local participating agencies providing early intervention services, consistent with 34 CFR §303.511;
13a.13.02.06.htm 13A.13.02.06. 06 Funding.. A. General. The Department will identify and coordinate all available resources for early intervention services within the State, including those from federal, State, local and private sources, consistent with 34 CFR §303.500―303.521.B. Use of Funds. The use of IDEA Part C funds shall be consistent with the use of funds requirements in 34 CFR §303.501.C. Payor of Last Resort. Funds available under Part C of the Act shall be used in a manner consisten
13a.13.02.07.htm 13A.13.02.07. 07 State Interagency Coordinating Council (SICC). A. Each system must include a State Interagency Coordinating Council that meets the requirements of 34 CFR §303.600―303.605.B. Membership.. 1) The State Interagency Coordinating Council shall be composed as follows:. a) At least 20 percent of the members shall be parents, including minority parents and including:. i) One parent of a child with a disability, younger than 7 years old;. ii) Parents of children w
13a.13.02.08.htm 13A.13.02.08. 08 Local Lead Agency Administration.. A. Designation of Local Lead Agency.. 1) The local governing authority of each jurisdiction shall designate a local lead agency to plan and coordinate early intervention services for eligible children and their families who reside within the jurisdiction.2) The local governing authorities may agree to designate a single local lead agency for two or more jurisdictions.B. Local Interagency Agreements.. 1) The local lead agency
13a.13.02.9999.htm 13A.13.02.9999. Administrative History Effective date: August 5, 2013 (40:15 Md. R. 1232).
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