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Arizona Early Intervention Definitions O-Z
A parent, after being informed of AzEIP’s intent to disclose Notification to the Public Education Agency (also known as PEA Notification) may object to the disclosure in writing by the end of the Transition Planning Meeting for children eligible for AzEIP prior to two years, six months of age. If the parent opts out in writing, AzEIP will not notify the PEA or ADE. The SC is responsible to inform the parent that the following information will be provided in the notification:
Personally Identifiable Information (PII)
Includes, but is not limited to, the following:
Public Education Agency
A school district, a charter school an accommodation school a state supported institution or any other political subdivision of this state that is responsible for providing education to children with disabilities.
Potentially eligible child under IDEA, Part B
A child who is eligible for AzEIP when the child is two years of age or older.
The documentation of any appropriate steps for the toddler to exit the IDEA, Part C program, and any transition services needed by that toddler and his or her family, on the IFSP at the Transition Planning Meeting to be taken to support the smooth transition of the child from IDEA, Part C services to:
Include, but are not limited to:
Transition Planning Meeting
A meeting held before the child is two years, nine months and no earlier than two years, three months if all parties agree to develop and document the transition plan with the family as part of an IFSP meeting. This meeting must meet specific requirements for an IFSP meeting, including conducting the meeting in a place and time that is convenient for the family and holding the meeting in the native language of the family or other mode of communication, unless it is clearly not feasible to do so.
Means a meeting arranged and facilitated by the Service Coordinator in which those early childhood programs in which the family has an interest, such as the PEA, Head Start, or private preschool participates. The Transition Conference will occur between the time the child is two years, six months and two years, nine months (or as early as two years, three months, if all parties agree). The purpose on the Transition Conference is to ensure the following steps are taken:
A.R.S. § 41-2021
Arizona Early Intervention Program Policy Manual §4.3
Arizona Early Intervention Program Policy Manual §7.1