State and Jurisdictional Eligibility Definitions for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities Under IDEA Part C
- American Samoa
- Department of Defense
- District of Columbia
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- New Mexico
- New York
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Northern Mariana Islands
- Puerto Rico
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
- South Dakota
- Virgin Islands
- West Virginia
Part C Developmental Delay Eligibility Criteria
2 SD below the mean of the composite score (total test score) on standardized tests in at least one of the areas of development; or 30% delay on instruments which determine scores in months in at least one of the areas of development; or 1.5 SD below the mean of the composite score (total test score) on standardized tests in at least two of the areas of development; or 25% delay on instruments which determine scores in months in at least two of the areas of development
At-Risk Served Under Federal Part C Policies
State Part C Eligibility Policy
Selected Categories of Diagnosed Conditions
List of established conditions includes hearing loss (unilateral or bilateral permanent hearing loss).
List of established conditions includes visual impairment that is not correctable with treatment, surgery, glasses, or contact lenses.
Prenatal Exposure to Substances
State policy does not go beyond federal regulatory language.
List of established conditions includes GA <27 weeks.
Low Birth Weight, Very Low Birth Weight, Small for Gestational Age
List of established conditions includes birth weight <1000 g.
Prenatal Exposure to Zika
Not included on state list of diagnosed/established conditions.
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