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Connecticut Birth to Three System  A Family Handbook Guide 1  Referral and Eligibility Evaluation July 2014
Connecticut Birth to Three System  A Family Handbook  This handbook and others are available at www.birth23.org
Table of Contents Welcome to the Connecticut Birth to Three System . . . . . .  . 2 An introduction to the Birth to Three ...
Welcome to the Connecticut Birth to Three System  For families worried that their child   s development is lagging behind ...
An introduction to the Birth to Three System The Birth to Three System was created under Part C of a federal law called th...
The team will ask you to sign several forms at the start of the visit including consent to        Evaluate your child     ...
You can best prepare for the evaluation by taking some time beforehand to think about the following        your child   s ...
How is my child   s eligibility decided  Your child may be found eligible for early intervention in one of two ways  1.   ...
If your child was referred to Birth to Three because of concerns about his or her speech or language abilities it is very ...
What if my child is eligible for Birth to Three  In order to be considered eligible, your child   s development must fall ...
How much will I have to pay  Your child   s eligibility evaluation is completed at no cost to your family. You will be ask...
What can my Birth to Three program offer  Your service coordinator is employed by an agency that earned approval to provid...
Services in the Birth to Three System Services are designed around your family   s needs, concerns, and priorities. Natura...
What are my rights  The IDEA gives you certain rights under the Birth to Three System beginning immediately with your firs...
      You have the right to examine your child   s record. An electronic record is begun at the time your child is referre...
Director will send you a written response within sixty calendar days. It will include         the facts and conclusions   ...
Who can I call if I have a question  If you have already scheduled your child   s evaluation visit, you may call the evalu...
Glossary continued delays  a developmental milestone that failed to happen at the intended or expected time development  t...
Part C  part of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act  IDEA  providing funds to State lead agencies to assist in...
www.birth23.org 1-866-888-4188  Funding provided under Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement A...