TITLE 17. EDUCATION

CHAPTER 8. EDUCATION OF CHILDREN WITH EXCEPTIONALITIES

PART III. CHILDNET: LOUISIANA'S EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAM FOR INFANTS AND TODDLERS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS AND THEIR FAMILIES

 

17:1976      Uses of funds

 In addition to using funds provided under this Part to maintain and implement the statewide system, Louisiana may use these funds:

 (1) For direct early intervention services for infants and toddlers with special needs and their families under this Part that are not otherwise funded through other public or private sources.

 (2) To expand and improve on services for infants and toddlers and their families under this Part that are otherwise available.

 (3) To strengthen the statewide system by initiating, expanding, or improving collaborative efforts related to at-risk infants and toddlers, including establishing linkages with appropriate public or private community-based organizations, services, and personnel for the purposes of:

 (a) Identifying and evaluating at-risk infants and toddlers.

 (b) Making referrals of the infants and toddlers identified and evaluated under Subparagraph (a) of this Paragraph.

 (c) Conducting periodic follow-up on each such referral to determine if the status of the infant or toddler involved has changed with respect to the eligibility of the infant or toddler for services under this Part.

Acts 1995, No. 1228, §1, eff. June 29, 1995. Amended by Acts 1998, 1st Ex.Sess., No. 109, §1, eff. May 5, 1998.