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Early Steps Policy Handbook and Operations Guide

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 Public Participation

In order to meet the public participation requirements under §441 of the General Education Provisions Act (GEPA) at 20 USC 1232d(b)(7)(B) and Part C of the IDEA at 34 CFR §303.208, the Early Steps State Office (ESSO), as lead agency for implementation of IDEA, Part C in Florida, is publishing the annual renewal application for funds under IDEA, Part C.

Public Participation Notice – English 

Public Participation Notice – Spanish 

Public Participation Notice – Creole 

Florida’s FFY 2020-2021 Proposed Part C Application

 Component 1 - General Supervision and Administration

Component 2 - Public Awareness

Component 3 - First Contacts, Evaluation, Assessment

Component 4 - Service Coordination

Component 5 - Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP)

Component 6 - Early Intervention Services and Supports

Component 7 - Transitions

Component 8 - Procedural Safeguards Component 9 - Family Involvement  

Component 10 - Personnel Development and Standards

Component 11 - Interagency Agreements

Component 12 - Data and Record Keeping