||Program focuses on supporting the family so they may facilitate the development of their child
||Program focuses on the child and his/her educational needs
||Birth to Age 3
||Age 3 to 21
||IFSP - The Individualized Family Service Plan includes the goals and services agreed upon to enhance the development of the child and assist the family in the process
||IEP - The Individualized Education Plan includes a description of the specialized education and related services necessary to meet the educational goals of the child
||Eligibility determined by identified developmental delay, certain diagnosed conditions, or particular circumstances which may result in significant developmental problems
||Eligibility determined by significant developmental delay for children under 8 years of age or diagnosed with one of the 13 IDEA disability categories
||Services provided at the place where the child spends the majority of his/her time, 'natural environment'
||Special education and services are provided in the 'least restrictive environment'
|Recipient of Services
||Recipient may be the child and/or the family
||Recipient is the child only
||Outline a family's rights and procedures such as parental consent, disagreement, access to records, prior written notice, and more
||Outline a family's rights and procedures such as parental consent, disagreement, access to records , prior written notice, and more