Department of Defense December 13, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Provision of Early Intervention and Special Education Services to Eligible DoD Dependents
Document Number: 2013-29433
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-12-13
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
This proposed rule reissues the current regulations and establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and implements the non- funding and non-reporting provisions of chapter 33 of 20 U.S.C., ``The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA),'' in DoD for: provision of early intervention services (EIS) to infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families, as well as special education and related services to children with disabilities entitled under this part to receive education services from the DoD; implementation of a comprehensive, multidisciplinary program of EIS for infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families who, but for age, are eligible to be enrolled in DoD schools; provision of a free appropriate public education (FAPE), including special education and related services, for children with disabilities, as specified in their individualized education programs (IEP), who are eligible to enroll in DoD schools; and monitoring of DoD programs providing EIS, and special education and related services for compliance with this part; and establishes a DoD Coordinating Committee to recommend policies and provide compliance oversight for early intervention and special education.