Individualized family service plans.
Each application must include—
An assurance that a current IFSP is in effect and implemented for each eligible child and the child's family;
Information demonstrating that—
The State's procedures for developing, reviewing, and evaluating IFSPs are consistent with the requirements in §§ 303.340, 303.342, 303.343 and 303.345; and
The content of IFSPs used in the State is consistent with the requirements in § 303.344; and
Policies and procedures to ensure that—
To the maximum extent appropriate, early intervention services are provided in natural environments; and
The provision of early intervention services for any infant or toddler occurs in a setting other than a natural environment only if early intervention cannot be achieved satisfactorily for the infant or toddler in a natural environment.
(Approved by the Office of Management and Budget under control number 1820-0550)
20 U.S.C. 1435(a)(4), 1436(d)
[58 FR 40959, July 30, 1993, as amended at 63 FR 18295, Apr. 14, 1998]