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TITLE 40SOCIAL SERVICES AND ASSISTANCE
PART 2DEPARTMENT OF ASSISTIVE AND REHABILITATIVE SERVICES
CHAPTER 108DIVISION FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD INTERVENTION SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER JINDIVIDUALIZED FAMILY SERVICE PLAN (IFSP)
RULE §108.1003IFSP

(a) The IFSP team must develop a written initial IFSP during a face-to-face meeting with the family in accordance with 20 USC §1436 and 34 CFR §303.340 through §303.346.

(b) The IFSP must be developed based on evaluation and assessment described in 34 CFR §303.321 and Subchapter H of this chapter (relating to Eligibility, Evaluation, and Assessment). The IFSP must address the developmental needs of the child and the case management needs of the family as identified in the comprehensive needs assessment, unless the family declines to address a specified need.

(c) The contractor must deliver early childhood intervention services according to the IFSP.

(d) The IFSP team must complete a periodic review of the IFSP at six-month intervals as required in 20 USC §1436 and 34 CFR §303.342.

(e) The IFSP team must conduct an annual meeting to evaluate the IFSP as required in 34 CFR §303.342, or more frequently if the parent requests.

(f) Documentation in the child's record must reflect compliance with all related state and federal requirements.

(g) The contractor must provide the parent with a copy of the IFSP, as required in §108.223(d) of this chapter (relating to Fees for Records) and maintain the original IFSP in the child's record.

(h) The contractor must comply with all requirements in Subchapter B of this chapter (relating to Procedural Safeguards and Due Process Procedures) during the IFSP process.


Source Note: The provisions of this §108.1003 adopted to be effective September 1, 2011, 36 TexReg 5387; amended to be effective July 1, 2012, 37 TexReg 4621; amended to be effective September 1, 2013, 38 TexReg 5524

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