Eligibility Differences between Part C and Part-B Section 619

Eligibility and Service Delivery Policies: Differences Between IDEA Part C and IDEA Part B: A Comparison Chart, 2016 (2016) National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management (NCHAM) - Compares Part C and Part B policies in the following areas: Eligibility Criteria, Eligibility Determination, Types of Services, Service Settings, Service Recipients, Parental Rights, and System of Payments. It is intended as a resource to support transition between these programs for children who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Aspects of Eligibility for Children Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing under IDEA Part B Section 619 Preschool: A Survey Report, 2015 (January 2016) National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management (NCHAM) - Shares information provided from 32 state and 2 territory Part B Section 619 Preschool programs, highlighting state differences in eligibility requirements and eligibility determination process for children who are deaf or hard of hearing.

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ECTA Center is a program of the FPG Child Development Institute of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, funded through cooperative agreement number H326P170001 from the Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education. Opinions expressed herein do not necessarily represent the Department of Education's position or policy.

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