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TITLE 40SOCIAL SERVICES AND ASSISTANCE
PART 2DEPARTMENT OF ASSISTIVE AND REHABILITATIVE SERVICES
CHAPTER 108EARLY CHILDHOOD INTERVENTION SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER LTRANSITION
RULE §108.1221Transition Into the Community

(a) The contractor must assist the family with transition activities to appropriate community settings before the child's third birthday if the:

  (1) parent chooses for the child to transition to community services;

  (2) parent opts out of LEA Notification of Potentially Eligible for Special Education Services;

  (3) parent refuses LEA services; or

  (4) child is determined to be ineligible for special education services.

(b) In compliance with 34 CFR §303.209(c)(2), the contractor must make a reasonable effort to convene a Community Transition Meeting that meets the requirements in 34 CFR §303.342(d) and (e) and §303.343(a), which requires the attendance of the service coordinator and at least one other ECI professional who is a member of the IFSP team who may participate through other means as permitted in 34 CFR §303.343(a)(2), and also invite:

  (1) representatives of the identified community settings;

  (2) the Blind Children's Vocational Discovery and Development Program specialist if the child has a vision impairment or the HHSC Office for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services regional specialist if the child has a hearing impairment; and

  (3) other program or agency representatives as appropriate.


Source Note: The provisions of this §108.1221 adopted to be effective May 1, 2014, 39 TexReg 3445; amended to be effective June 30, 2019, 44 TexReg 3280

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