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TITLE 40SOCIAL SERVICES AND ASSISTANCE
PART 2DEPARTMENT OF ASSISTIVE AND REHABILITATIVE SERVICES
CHAPTER 108EARLY CHILDHOOD INTERVENTION SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER KSERVICE DELIVERY
RULE §108.1105Capacity to Provide Early Childhood Intervention Services

The contractor must have the capacity to provide all early childhood intervention services in 34 CFR §303.13 (relating to Early intervention services.) and additional early childhood intervention services described in this chapter. These services are:

  (1) Assistive Technology Device and Service--As defined in 34 CFR §303.13(b)(1).

  (2) Audiology Services--As defined in 34 CFR §303.13(b)(2), plus services provided by local educational agency personnel, including sign language and cued language services as defined in 34 CFR §303.13(b)(12).

  (3) Behavioral Intervention--Services delivered through a structured plan to strengthen developmental skills while specifically addressing severely challenging behaviors as determined by the IFSP team. The behavior plan is developed by the IFSP team (that includes the plan supervisor) to:

    (A) identify goals;

    (B) conduct a functional assessment to determine the motivation for the behavior;

    (C) develop a hypothesis;

    (D) design support plans; and

    (E) implement, monitor, and evaluate outcomes.

  (4) Counseling--As family training, counseling, and home visits are defined in 34 CFR §303.13(b)(3). Counseling is provided when the nature and quality of the parent-child relationship interferes significantly with the ECI child's development. Counseling focuses on the parent-child relationship or other critical care-giving relationships and helps the child meet developmental outcomes.

  (5) Family Education and Training--As family training, counseling, and home visits are defined in 34 CFR §303.13(b)(3). Family education and training is provided when the family needs information about general parenting techniques and/or environmental concerns. Information provided follows a specific scope and sequence. Information may be based on general child care, developmental education, or other specific curriculum. Family Education and Training can be provided to parents in group settings without the children present.

  (6) Health Services--As defined in 34 CFR §303.16.

  (7) Medical Services--As defined in 34 CFR §303.13(b)(5).

  (8) Nursing Services--As defined in 34 CFR §303.13(b)(6).

  (9) Nutrition Services--As defined in 34 CFR §303.13(b)(7).

  (10) Occupational Therapy--As defined in 34 CFR §303.13(b)(8).

  (11) Physical Therapy--As defined in 34 CFR §303.13(b)(9).

  (12) Psychological Services--As defined in 34 CFR §303.13(b)(10).

  (13) Service Coordination--As defined in 34 CFR §303.13(b)(11) and includes all requirements in 34 CFR §303.34 (relating to service coordination services (case management)).

  (14) Social Work Services--As defined in 34 CFR §303.13(b)(13).

  (15) Sign Language and Cued Language--As defined in 34 CFR §303.13(b)(12).

  (16) Specialized Skills Training--As defined in Subchapter E of this chapter (relating to Specialized Rehabilitative Services) plus the provision of special instruction as defined in 34 CFR §303.13(b)(14).

  (17) Speech-Language Pathology Services--As defined in 34 CFR §303.13(b)(15) and can include sign language and cued language services as defined in 34 CFR §303.13(b)(12).

  (18) Targeted Case Management--As defined in Subchapter D of this chapter (relating to Case Management for Infants and Toddlers with Developmental Disabilities).

  (19) Transportation and Related Costs--As defined in 34 CFR §303.13(b)(16).

  (20) Vision Services--As defined in 34 CFR §303.13(b)(17) plus services provided by local educational agency personnel.


Source Note: The provisions of this §108.1105 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; amended to be effective June 30, 2019, 44 TexReg 3280

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