What Is Part C Of IDEA?

What is the difference between Part B and Part C of IDEA?

Part C of IDEA deals with early intervention services (birth through 36 months of age), while Part B applies to services for school-aged children (3 through 21 years of age).

Even if your child has not been diagnosed with cerebral palsy (CP), he or she may be eligible for IDEA services..

What is Part B of IDEA?

Part B of IDEA governs how special education and related services are provided to school-aged children with disabilities.

What are the 4 parts of idea?

What are the 4 Parts of IDEA?Part A (General Provisions) … Part B (Special Education Services) … Part C (Early Intervention Services) … Part D (National Activities to Improve Education of Children with Disabilities) … Principle 1 – Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) … Principle 2 – Appropriate Evaluation.More items…

When was Part C of IDEA added?

1997Part H to Part C | As first authorized in 1986, the early intervention program was known as Part H of IDEA. It became Part C with the reauthorization of IDEA in 1997 and continues as Part C to the present day.

What are the 5 purposes of the IDEA Part C mandate?

enhance the development of infants and toddlers with disabilities; reduce educational costs by minimizing the need for special education through early intervention; minimize the likelihood of institutionalization, and maximize independent living; and, enhance the capacity of families to meet their child’s needs.

What ages are covered under IDEA?

Infants and toddlers, birth through age 2, with disabilities and their families receive early intervention services under IDEA Part C. Children and youth ages 3 through 21 receive special education and related services under IDEA Part B.