32 CFR 80.1 - Purpose.
(a) Establishes policies and procedures for the provision of early intervention services to infants and toddlers with disabilities (birth to age 2 inclusive) and their families, and special education and related services to children with disabilities (ages 3-21 inclusive) entitled to receive special educational instruction or early intervention services from the Department of Defense under Pub. L. 81-874, sec. 6, as amended; Pub. L. 97-35, sec. 505(c); the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Pub. L. 94-142, as amended; Pub. L. 102-119, sec. 23; and consistent with 32 CFR parts 285 and 310, and the Federal Rules of Civil Procedures (28 U.S.C.).
(b) Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures for:
(1) Implementation of a comprehensive, multidisciplinary program of early intervention services for infants and toddlers ages birth through 2 years (inclusive) with disabilities and their families.
(2) Provision of a free, appropriate education including special education and related services for preschool children with disabilities and children with disabilities enrolled in the Department of Defense Section 6 School Arrangements.
(c) Establishes a Domestic Advisory Panel (DAP) on Early Intervention and Education for Infants, Toddlers, Preschool Children and Children with Disabilities, and a DoD Coordinating Committee on Domestic Early Intervention, Special Education and Related Services.
(d) Authorizes the publication of DoD Regulations and Manuals, consistent with DoD 5025.1-M, 1 and DoD forms consistent with DoD 5000.12-M 2 and DoD Directive 8910.1 3 to implement this part.
1 Copies may be obtained, at cost, from the National Technical Information Service, 5285 Port Royal Road, Springfield, VA 22161.
2 See footnote 1 to § 80.1(c).
3 See footnote 1 to § 80.1(c).