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TITLE 40SOCIAL SERVICES AND ASSISTANCE
PART 2DEPARTMENT OF ASSISTIVE AND REHABILITATIVE SERVICES
CHAPTER 108DIVISION FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD INTERVENTION SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER BPROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS AND DUE PROCESS PROCEDURES
RULE §108.203Responsibilities

(a) The contractor shall be responsible for:

  (1) establishing or adopting procedural safeguards that meet the requirements of the federal and state regulations listed in §108.101 of this title (relating to Purpose) and that also meet additional requirements of this subchapter;

  (2) implementing the procedural safeguards; and

  (3) providing oral and written explanation to the parent regarding procedural safeguards during the pre-enrollment process and at other times when parental consent is required.

(b) The contractor must make reasonable effort to provide appropriate interpreter or translation services in the child's native language as defined in 34 CFR §303.25 or other communication assistance necessary for a parent or child with limited English proficiency or communication impairments to participate in early childhood intervention services. Interpreter, translation, and communication assistance services are provided at no cost to the family.

(c) The contractor must provide the family the DARS ECI family rights publication. The contractor must document the following were explained:

  (1) the family's rights;

  (2) the early childhood intervention process; and

  (3) early childhood intervention services.


Source Note: The provisions of this §108.203 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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