Disabilities Services Plan Policy Number and Last Update
(05.01.01/01-2011)

GOAL I: To ensure well-coordinated disability services (HSPS 1308.4)

Objective I-A: Hire a Disability Services Coordinator

OBJECTIVE NUMBER (Disabilities Services Plan)
ACTION STEPS
PERSON PRIMARILY RESPONSIBLE TIMELINE
I-A, 1 Follow the hiring procedure. Director Before Grantee statewide training
I-A, 2 Provide the job description outlining duties, responsibilities, and expectations for the disabilities services coordinator. Director Before interview
I-A, 3 DSC participates in the grantee training and other training/workshops required by the Director, toward Illinois certification for special education, if planned and desired. Attend pre-services training week with the rest of the center's staff. DSC Before starting position

Objective I-B: Establish coordination in the provision of services with other agencies serving children with disabilities, thorugh interagency agreements. 

OBJECTIVE NUMBER (Disabilities Services Plan)
ACTION STEPS
PERSON PRIMARILY RESPONSIBLE TIMELINE
I-B, 1 Identify local community resources and specific services provided, fees, bilingual therapists, etc.
I-B, 2 Annually update the disabilities section of the Resource Directory to ensure that the information is current and translated if necessary. DSC Prior to opening
I-B, 3 Invite local disability community agencies to the annual Parent Fair. DSC & FSC Prior to opening
I-B, 4 Become a member of the LIC and participate in all meetings representing Migrant Head Start children with disabilities. DSC On-going
I-B, 5 Participate as a member of the HSAC and ensure disabilities service providers are proportionately represented. DSC On-going
I-B, 6 Invite local disability community agencies to participate in the delegate's interagency meetings. DSC & Delegate Director Once a season

Objective I-C: Develop interagencyAgreements with local agencies and update them annually.

OBJECTIVE NUMBER (Disabilities Services Plan)
ACTION STEPS
PERSON PRIMARILY RESPONSIBLE TIMELINE
I-C, 1 Agreements should be written and signed between Migrant Head Start agency and LEA (Local Education Agency) and CFC (Child and Family Connections). DSC & Delegate Director Annually
I-C, 2 Make all necessary efforts, and document them, to ensure the annual signing of the Interagency Agreement: the LEA and CFC are the agencies responsible for the provision of services to children with disabilities in each community. DSC On-going, but at least annually
I-C, 3 Follow the Disabilities Interagency Agreement Development Procedure. DSC At all times

GOAL II: To identify, recruit, and enroll all migrant and seasonal children with diagnosed disabilities, and those suspected of having a disability, including those with severe disabilities. (HSPS 1308.5; 1308.7-1308.17)

Objective II-A: Ensure that 10% of enrollment slots are children with disabilities, through active and ongoing recruitment. (See ERSEA Policy and Procedure in FSC Manual.)

OBJECTIVE NUMBER (Disabilities Services Plan)
ACTION STEPS
PERSON PRIMARILY RESPONSIBLE TIMELINE
II-A, 1 Contact by phone or letter, all local agencies and organizations serving children, to make them aware of the delegate's eligibility criteria and the services to migrant and seasonal children with disabilities. Director, DSC, & FSC Prior to opening & on-going
II-A, 2 Participate with the FSC and Director in the organization of the two annual interagency meetings (where eligibility criteria can be shared). DSC Before opening & closing
II-A, 3 Advertise the services offered in areas where migrant families may see it (Laundromats, migrant clinics, churches, WIC offices, etc.) and through the local media, using both English and Spanish. Center Staff Prior to opening & on-going
II-A, 4 Develop the center's brochure with explicit statements about services for migrant and seasonal children with disabilities, and distribute throughout your service area. DSC Prior to opening
II-A, 5 Ensure that the Policy Committee approves annually, the delegate's waiting list criteria, giving highest priority to children with disabilities. Director & PC First meeting

Objective II-B: Coordinate efforts with LEA and other agencies in the Child-Find process. 

OBJECTIVE NUMBER (Disabilities Services Plan)
ACTION STEPS
PERSON PRIMARILY RESPONSIBLE TIMELINE
II-B, 1 Contact the local LICs and LEAs to inform them of the availability of slots for children with disabilities and the center's opening date. DSC Prior to opening
II-B, 2 Attend all LIC meetings in an effort to participate in all community Child-Find activities. DSC On-going
II-B, 3 Establish Interagency Agreements with LEAs and CFCs to include Child-Find activities. DSC Prior to opening
II-B, 4 Provide the LEAs with a copy of the Head Start Disability Eligibility Criteria. DSC With agreements

Objective II-C: Provide training to all staff about disabilities regulations, IDEA, and ADA, and inclusion to ensure that no child is denied enrollment due to a disability, staff attitudes, or building inaccessibility. (See Delegate Pre-service Training Requirements.) 

OBJECTIVE NUMBER (Disabilities Services Plan)
ACTION STEPS
PERSON PRIMARILY RESPONSIBLE TIMELINE
II-C, 1 Offer annual training during Spring training and Directors' training to staff, especially DSCs, FSCs and Directors. DSM April & May
II-C, 2 Ensure that delegate's pre-services training includes all information necessary to understand inclusion and how to implement policies and procedures following the laws protecting people with disabilities. DSC Prior to pre-service week
II-C, 3 Ensure that staff hired mid-season receive the above mentioned training. DSC Prior to starting
II-C, 4 Provide information to parents about the laws protecting children with disabilities and the IMSHSP enrollment criteria, using the Parent Handbook. DSC Parent Fair or Other

Objective II-D: Offer a variety of placement options for children with disabilities, beginning with full inclusion of the child with same-age peers, and consider joint placement, shared personnel, and services with other agencies.

OBJECTIVE NUMBER (Disabilities Services Plan)
ACTION STEPS
PERSON PRIMARILY RESPONSIBLE TIMELINE
II-D, 1 Ensure that Interagency Agreements clarify issues of joint and dual placement, shared personnel, and services. DSC Prior to opening
II-D, 2 Inform parents and staff of the full range of placement options, dual enrollment, and other alternatives when exploring the best services for children with disabilities. DSC At IEP/IFSP
II-D, 3 Invite different agencies serving children with disabilities to participate at the center's Parent Fair, where they can share information about their services. DSC Prior to opening

Objective II-E: Ensure that children with disabilities have a comprehensive, cumulative, and confidential section for disabilities in their file.

OBJECTIVE NUMBER (Disabilities Services Plan)
ACTION STEPS
PERSON PRIMARILY RESPONSIBLE TIMELINE
II-E, 1 At delegates, the child's file contains a section for disabilities with originals and copies of required documents as per Filing Procedures. DSC Per procedure
II-E, 2 Disabilities documentation is maintained in a locked cabinet, with limited access to only authorized personnel. DSC & Delegate Director At all times
II-E, 3 Monitor the delegates' update and maintenance of the DDTI and disabilities files. DSC, DSM, & Delegate Director Per monitoring procedure

GOAL III: To obtain timely and comprehensive multidisciplinary evaluations for children with suspected disabilities. (See Inclusion Policy and Procedures) (HSPS 1308.6; 1308.18) 

Objective III-A: Ensure that services to children with disabilities are done by Illinois qualified personnel.

OBJECTIVE NUMBER (Disabilities Services Plan)
ACTION STEPS
PERSON PRIMARILY RESPONSIBLE TIMELINE
III-A, 1 Locate qualified agencies and bilingual diagnosticians to provide comprehensive, culturally-relevant diagnostic services. DSC Prior to opening
III-A, 2 Invite all agencies/individuals providing diagnostic services to children birth to five to the center's interagency meetings. DSC Prior to opening
III-A, 3 Provide to all these agencies/individuals, the Head Start diagnostic criteria, as well as IMSHSP forms and procedures. DSC Prior to opening; On-going
III-A, 4 Ensure the development of Interagency Agreements with LEAs and CFCs.

Objective III-B: Ensure that developmental screenings and Social Emotional Checklists are done within 4 weeks of child's entry to the program. 

OBJECTIVE NUMBER (Disabilities Services Plan)
ACTION STEPS
PERSON PRIMARILY RESPONSIBLE TIMELINE
III-B, 1 Provide training to classroom staff, DSC, and EC, on Denver II (developmental screening instrument), Social Emotional Checklist (use one of four approved by grantee) and observation procedures. Director contracts, Consultants Pre-service week
III-B, 2 Give specific training on identification and referral of children, bi-weekly staffings, communication, and confidentiality procedures is given to center's staff during pre-service week. DSC Pre-service week, mid-season hire
III-B, 3 Screen all children with the Denver II and Social Emotional Checklist (and/or any other instrument selected).

DSC

DSC, EC, & Teachers

By 4th week of entry
III-B, 4 Notify parents of results. DSC After completion
III-B, 5 Review Denver screening and Social Emotional Checklist for all children. (see Mental Health Procedure in DSC/MHC manual). MH Consultant

Objective III-C: Ensure the ongoing assessment of all children.

OBJECTIVE NUMBER (Disabilities Services Plan)
ACTION STEPS
PERSON PRIMARILY RESPONSIBLE TIMELINE
III-C, 1 Train teachers and DSC on use of assessments during pre-service week. (See Child Development Assessment Procedure in Education Manual.) EM & ECs At pre-service
III-C, 2 Maintain accurate documentation of children's progress as outlined in the Child Assessment and Monitoring Procedures. Teachers & EC Per procedures
III-C, 3 Discuss any concerns at bi-weekly staff. Teachers

Objective III-D: Plan a course of action to meet an extraordinary need of any child including those with a known or suspected disability. 

OBJECTIVE NUMBER (Disabilities Services Plan)
ACTION STEPS
PERSON PRIMARILY RESPONSIBLE TIMELINE
III-D, 1 Ensure timely bi-weekly staffings and accurate documentation of discussions and follow-up needed.
III-D, 2 2. Ensure all coordinating staff and child's teacher participate in staffing. By 2nd week of operation
III-D, 3 3. Follow the Bi-Weekly Staffing Procedures. Bi-weekly
III-D, 4 4. Ensure that parents are involved in this process:
  1. Make a home visit and discuss concerns and elicit parent input.
  2. Discuss options to address concerns.
  3. Leave resources with parents.
DSC & FSC After staffing

Objective III-E: Refer child in need of diagnostic evaluation to the appropriate agency. 

OBJECTIVE NUMBER (Disabilities Services Plan)
ACTION STEPS
PERSON PRIMARILY RESPONSIBLE TIMELINE
III-E, 1 1. Make home visits to discuss need for referral. In case of refusal, discuss further options. DSC After bi-weekly
III-E, 2 2. Request written parents' permission to make the referral.  DSC Within 1 day of receipt of parent permission
III-E, 3 3. Make a written referral to LEA or CFC. DSC
III-E, 4 4. Participate with appropriate agencies during diagnostic-evaluation process. DSC At all times
III-E, 5 5. Keep parents informed of all steps taken.
  • Home Visits
  • Phone calls
  • Notes
DSC As new information is received

Objective III-F: If agency cannot be found or does not evaluate, the delegate completes the evaluation within 30 days of obtaining parental permission.

OBJECTIVE NUMBER (Disabilities Services Plan)
ACTION STEPS
PERSON PRIMARILY RESPONSIBLE TIMELINE
III-F, 1 Search for local diagnosticians to ensure multidisciplinary evaluations. DSC At least monthly
III-F, 2 Maintain a list of evaluators who can use the child's preferred language or mode of communication. DSC On-going
III-F, 3 Take child to all appointments required for evaluations, ensuring parental participation, when possible. DSC On-going
III-F, 4 Assist with translation when necessary. DSC or other As needed
III-F, 5 Maintain accurate documentation. DSC At all times
III-F, 6 Follow Disabilities Referral timelines below:
  1. Screening - within 4 weeks of child's entry to the program.
  2. Notification - parents are informed that screening results are available for their review immediately after the child has been screened.
  3. In-House Staffing - at the next scheduled bi-weekly staffing meeting.
  4. First Contact with Family and Permissions Signed - the day after the bi-weekly staffing.
  5. Referral - within 1 working day of parental permission (or refusal if to CFC).
  6. Diagnostic Results - LEA or Early Intervention will share with MSH staff within 2 weeks of LEA/Early Intervention receiving the diagnostic results.
  7. IEP/IFSP Meeting - Within 30 days of obtaining diagnostic results.
  8. Initiation of Services - Within 2 weeks of IEP/IFSP meeting, or upon receiving copy of IEP/IFSP, if child was previously diagnosed.
  9. Transition Plan - Starts at the time of IEP/IFSP meeting, is discussed again at least a month prior to family departure, and is completed when family leaves.
DSC At all times

GOAL IV: To ensure that IEPs and IFSPs are developed using comprehensive information and full parental participation in order to meet the individual needs of children with disabilities. (See Inclusion Policy and Procedures) (HSPS 1308.19; 1308.20)

Objective IV-A: Participate and cooperate with LEA and CFC in the development of the IEP or IFSPs.

OBJECTIVE NUMBER (Disabilities Services Plan)
ACTION STEPS
PERSON PRIMARILY RESPONSIBLE TIMELINE
IV-A, 1 With parental permission, collect all information from the delegate regarding the child, including but not limited to screenings and written observations, to be shared with LEA or CFC. DSC Prior to IEP/IFSP
IV-A, 2 Cooperate with LEA or CFC to support the parental involvement necessary to successfully develop an IEP or IFSP. DSC On-going
IV-A, 3 Attend all meetings organized by LEA or CFC, directly related to the child. DSC As scheduled
IV-A, 4 Offer Migrant Head Start as an inclusive placement for children with disabilities, including those with severe disabilities. DSC At IEP/IFSP meeting
IV-A, 5 Support the family and the child at all times, providing transportation and translation services when needed. DSC On-going

Objective IV-B: If agency does not write IEP or IFSP after child is eligible, the delegate must complete one. (see Developing MHS IEPs or IFSPs Procedure.)

OBJECTIVE NUMBER (Disabilities Services Plan)
ACTION STEPS
PERSON PRIMARILY RESPONSIBLE TIMELINE
IV-B, 1 Contact the Disabilities Services Manager. DSC As soon as evaluation is completed
IV-B, 2 Set meeting place and time to accommodate parents and diagnosticians/evaluators' schedule. DSC 10 days advance notice
IV-B, 3 Invite all parties in writing, including parents, teachers, education coordinator, director, LEA, and/or CFC representative, diagnosticians, DSC, DSM, Mental Health Consultant, and any person the parent wishes to invite. DSC
IV-B, 4 Review documentation and professional opinions regarding eligibility. DSM Before meeting
IV-B, 5 Develop a plan during the meeting, ensuring specific goals, objectives, action steps, the person responsible, and times for completion are clearly stated. (Include all medication and any nutrition consideration required.) DSM At meeting
IV-B, 6 The plan will follow the IEP or IFSP format used by local agencies, will be signed by all parties present, and should be updated before center closes for the season. DSM At meeting
IV-B, 7 Describe the specific adaptations necessary for the successful inclusion of the child in small and large group activities, as well as all special individualized assistance required while at the center (always request parental input). DSM At meeting
IV-B, 8 Follow action step in Goal III F-6. DSM At all times

GOAL V: To provide a Head Start program, directly or in cooperation with other agencies, where children with disabilities receive the full range of Head Start services and all services identified by the IEP/IFSP team, in the least restricted environment. (See Inclusion Policy and Procedures) (HSPS 1308.19)

Objective V-A: Cooperate and participate with LEA and CFC in the delivery of services as per child's IEP/IFSP.

OBJECTIVE NUMBER (Disabilities Services Plan)
ACTION STEPS
PERSON PRIMARILY RESPONSIBLE TIMELINE
V-A, 1 Attend all LEAs or CFCs meetings to ensure that services are delivered appropriately. DSC On-going
V-A, 1 Ensure that all Head Start responsibilities are fulfilled, as per the interagency agreement. DSC On-going
V-A, 1 Ensure that teaching staff receives a copy of the IEP/IFSP goals to incorporate in their individualization of activities. DSC
V-A, 1 Maintain direct contact with the family and provide support and resources. DSC On-going
V-A, 1 Maintain accurate records following strict confidentiality procedures. DSC At all times
V-A, 1 Maintain accurate information, documentation DSC

Objective V-B: If Head Start is in charge of the services, the delegate musts ensure accurate, timely, and culturally and linguistically, relevant delivery of services. 

OBJECTIVE NUMBER (Disabilities Services Plan)
ACTION STEPS
PERSON PRIMARILY RESPONSIBLE TIMELINE
V-B, 1 Responsible for the implementation of the IEP/IFSP (even if not qualified to provide services; in that case, the director is responsible for supervising, or arranging for the proper supervision through school personnel, or the mental health consultant.) DSC & Delegate Director All season
V-B, 2 Advocate, if needed, that ESY (extended school year services) is written and justified in the child's IEP.
V-B, 3 Document the provision of services and inform parents of progress.
V-B, 4 Include in the child's disabilities file, parents' permission and consents, diagnostic reports, plans, progress notes, and copies of the documents. (See Filing Procedure).
V-B, 5 Offer and provide, when requested by parents, mental health consultation and support for the family of a child with disabilities, through the Mental Health Consultant.
V-B, 6 Ensure special procedures for children with disabilities are incorporated into center's emergency procedures and drills, and provide training to classroom staff.
V-B, 7 Develop all plans and activities considering the need for adaptations, while planning for small and large group activities.
V-B, 8 Plan all activities considering the individual needs of the child with disabilities (follow IEP/IFSP goals and objectives).

GOAL VI: To provide an on-going program of support, training, and technical assistance for parents of children with disabilities. (HSPS 1308.21)

Objective VI-A: Provide parents of children with disabilities with an on-going program of support and training. 

OBJECTIVE NUMBER (Disabilities Services Plan)
ACTION STEPS
PERSON PRIMARILY RESPONSIBLE TIMELINE
VI-A, 1 The DSC is available to parents as a resource person. DSC On-going
VI-A, 2 Assure that all parents, including parents of children with disabilities, receive an updated, translated Resource Directory. DSC & FSC At enrollment
VI-A, 3 The DSC serves as a family advocate when requested by the family. DSC On-going
VI-A, 4 Ensure that training on disabilities issues requested by parents receives prompt response. DSC As requested
VI-A, 5 When a family starts the "disabilities process", provide training to the family about their rights and the rights of their children, the laws protecting children with disabilities, the diagnostic process, the IEP/IFSP, services available, and any other topic of interest requested. DSC When initiating the diagnostic process
VI-A, 6 Assist parents to increase their knowledge on resources available, how to make changes necessary to help their child, and how to advocate. DSC On-going
VI-A, 7 If the family qualifies, assist them in obtaining SSI, Medicaid, respite care, and any other type of available assistance. DSC & FSC When needed
VI-A, 8 Encourage parental participation in groups dealing with disabilities issues (HSAC, LIC, etc.) at center's level, especially during the self-assessment process. DSC On-going
VI-A, 9 Provide information about existing parent support groups and assist-interested families in joining them. (Or assist families in starting a support group.) DSC On-going
VI-A, 10 In collaboration with the rest of the staff, plan the annual Parent Fair and include information on disabilities. DSC & center staff Prior to opening

Objective VI-B: Ensure on-going training and technical assistance for center's staff and volunteers on topics such as disabilities and laws, sensitivity issues, and communication between parents and professionals. 

OBJECTIVE NUMBER (Disabilities Services Plan)
ACTION STEPS
PERSON PRIMARILY RESPONSIBLE TIMELINE
VI-B, 1 Train delegate staff during the spring training on disabilities issues. DSM May
VI-B, 2 During pre-service week, the center's staff and volunteers will participate in training sessions following the pre-service requirements. DSC Prior to opening
VI-B, 3 Provide training and technical assistance to disabilities services coordinators, and as available to train others. DSM On-going
VI-B, 4 See Goal II-C,1 to C,3.

Objective VI-C: Assist classroom staff in developing awareness and sensitivity programs.

OBJECTIVE NUMBER (Disabilities Services Plan)
ACTION STEPS
PERSON PRIMARILY RESPONSIBLE TIMELINE
VI-C, 1 Participate in education staff training to provide support and technical assistance regarding the inclusion of disabilities issues into the curriculum. DSC On-going
VI-C, 2 Provide assistance to teaching staff and E.C. in finding resource materials related to disabilities issues, as needed. DSC On-going

GOAL VII: To assist parents of children with disabilities, and those in the diagnostic process, with a smooth transition. (HSPS 1308.21)

Objective VII-A: Assist parents with the transition of a child from an Early Intervention (CFC) agency to the LEA when child turns 3 years old.

OBJECTIVE NUMBER (Disabilities Services Plan)
ACTION STEPS
PERSON PRIMARILY RESPONSIBLE TIMELINE
VII-A, 1 1. Provide parents with resources that explain this transition. (e.g., the booklet and DVD "When I'm Three, Where Will I Be?" which is available from the Illinois State Board of Education. DSC 6 months before child turns 3 years
VII-A, 2 With parental consent, contact the child's CFC caseworker to ensure that the transition from Early Intervention to LEA requirements and timelines are being met. DSC 6 months before child turns 3 years
VII-A, 3 Support parent in the child's LEA evaluation process and the writing of the IEP, if applicable. DSC As occurs

Objective VII-B: Assist parents with the enrollment of children with disabilities into public schools or other agencies at their next destination.

OBJECTIVE NUMBER (Disabilities Services Plan)
ACTION STEPS
PERSON PRIMARILY RESPONSIBLE TIMELINE
VII-B, 1 Follow the Procedure for Transitioning Children with Disabilities and delegate's transition to public school plan and procedure. DSC See Guidance

Objective VII-C: Support parents in maintaining and securing services with community agencies in local area, after center closes.

OBJECTIVE NUMBER (Disabilities Services Plan)
ACTION STEPS
PERSON PRIMARILY RESPONSIBLE TIMELINE
VII-C, 1 Follow the Procedure for Transitioning Children with Disabilities and delegate's transition to public school plan and procedure. DSC See Guidance

Objective VII-D: Ensure that children making a transition during the diagnostic process are referred to agencies that can complete the process.

OBJECTIVE NUMBER (Disabilities Services Plan)
ACTION STEPS
PERSON PRIMARILY RESPONSIBLE TIMELINE
VII-D, 1 Contact all the agencies at the family's next destination to find out about eligibility, services, and enrollment procedures, and which one can continue the diagnostic process. DSC At least 1 month before departure or as soon as the family knows their next destination
VII-D, 2 Inform the family about the options available, and support them in their decision. DSC
VII-D, 3 Provide information to parents about the importance of the continuation of the diagnostic process. DSC
VII-D, 4 With permission from the parents, forward any pertinent information related to the diagnostic process, i.e. Denver II, Observations, etc. DSC

GOAL VIII: To plan, monitor, and evaluate the Disabilities Services area to constantly improve the quality of services to children and families. (HSPS 1308)

Objective VIII-A: Assist in the planning and evaluation of the Disabilities Services area.

OBJECTIVE NUMBER (Disabilities Services Plan)
ACTION STEPS
PERSON PRIMARILY RESPONSIBLE TIMELINE
VIII-A, 1 Conduct a self-evaluation of all services areas, including Disabilities. Delegate staff Aug.-Sept.
VIII-A, 2 Make recommendations for improvements in all areas. DSC & HSAC 2X a season
VIII-A, 3 Obtain the parents' opinion about the performance on DSCthe service area, as part of the evaluation and planning process. DSC Sept.
VIII-A, 4 Collect all information from self-evaluation and community assessment and use to plan services for the next season. DSC Sept.-Oct.
VIII-A, 5 Revise the disabilities services plan according to the suggestions and input received at the annual planning meeting. DSM Jan.-March
VIII-A, 6 Assist director in the annual budget planning of the PS23 DS funds. DSC & DSM  Oct. - Nov.
VIII-A, 7 Ensure accessibility of facility, transportation, equipment, and materials in compliance with ADA. DSC & Delegate Director As needed

Objective VIII-B: Monitor the Disabilities Services area to ensure quality services.

OBJECTIVE NUMBER (Disabilities Services Plan)
ACTION STEPS
PERSON PRIMARILY RESPONSIBLE TIMELINE
VIII-B, 1 Train all DSCs during Spring training and introduce changes, if any. DSM May
VIII-B, 2 Monitor the disabilities services area and the implementation of the disabilities plan. Directors All year
VIII-B, 3 Visit all centers to provide on-going technical assistance, as well as to monitor the implementation of the disabilities plan. DSM May-Oct.
VIII-B, 4 Answer questions and make recommendations by phone. DSM During season

Objective VIII-C: Ensure accessibility of all Migrant Head Start services.

OBJECTIVE NUMBER (Disabilities Services Plan)
ACTION STEPS
PERSON PRIMARILY RESCONSIBLE TIMELINE
VIII-C, 1 Review the facility for compliance with ADA and develop a plan in case a child, parent, staff member, or community person needs access to a non-accessible building. DSM Every 3 years
VIII-C, 2 Evaluate, as necessary, the provision of transportation accommodations or finding alternative transportation to accommodate an individual need. Director & DSC As needed
VIII-C, 3 Upon enrollment of a child or employment of staff with disabilities, review and provide (if needed) additional accommodations. Director & DSC As needed
VIII-C, 4 Contact grantee staff when delegate budget does not allow for needed building or transportation modifications. Director As needed
VIII-C, 5 Within one week of attendance of a child with disabilities, the DSC will schedule a meeting with the education staff and parents to discuss and plan for the individualization of the child's curriculum and assessment. Thereafter, the DSC and teaching staff shall meet at least once a month, to reassess and/or modify strategies. Parents shall be invited and kept informed at all times. Meetings will be documented in the Child Inclusion & Environment Modification Plan. DSC, Education Coordinator, & Teaching staff Within the first 3 days of child's enrollment thereafter, at least monthly