July 30, 2004

In this Issue:

  1. OSEP 2004 Part C Grant Award Letters Now Available Online
      Source: What's New at OSEP - July 28, 2004
  2. Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Annual Performance Report - Request for Comments
      Source: Federal Register - July 26, 2004 (Volume 69, Number 142)
  3. National Survey of Early Intervention Service Providers
      Source: Tots n' Tech Research Institute - July 30, 2004

1. OSEP 2004 Part C Grant Award Letters Now Available Online

Source: What's New at OSEP - July 28, 2004

This Web page represents a compilation of the grant award letters, with special conditions included where applicable, for the 2004 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part C formula grant awards. These funds, awarded under the IDEA, are appropriated by Congress and are intended to support early intervention and special education services for infants, toddlers and children with disabilities and their families. Go to http://www2.ed.gov/fund/data/award/idea/2004partc/index.html.

2. Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Annual Performance Report - Request for Comments

Source: Federal Register - July 26, 2004 (Volume 69, Number 142)

The Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services is requesting comments regarding the burden and/or the collection activity requirements of the Annual Performance Report for Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. For more information go to http://www2.ed.gov/legislation/FedRegister/other/2004-3/072604b.html.

3. National Survey of Early Intervention Service Providers

Source: Tots n' Tech Research Institute - July 30, 2004

The Tots n' Tech Research Institute (TnT) is a federally funded project that conducts research about the use of Assistive Technology (AT) in order to enhance the development of infants and toddlers with disabilities. The Institute is currently conducting a national survey of Early Intervention Service Providers who work with children under the age of three. The results of this survey will be used, in conjunction with other institute activities, to identify needs in early intervention regarding assistive technology. For more information and to participate in the TnT phone survey go to http://www.asu.edu/clas/tnt/.