Pursuant to Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) as amended in 2004, the Illinois Department of Human Services is posting the Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2013 Annual State Application Under Part C of IDEA. Part C of IDEA addresses services for children birth to 3 years of age with developmental disabilities or delays and their families. The application will be posted at least 60 days prior to being submitted.

To review this application, please visit the Illinois Early Intervention Training Program website. Copies for review are available at all 25 Child and Family Connections offices. For Illinois residents, you may locate the CFC office nearest you by calling 800/323-4769 or visit the DHS office locator.

Public comment will be taken on the application for 30 days. Comments will be accepted beginning February 15, 2013. All comments must be received in writing by close of day March 16, 2013. Please send written comments to:

Illinois Department of Human Services
Bureau of Early Intervention
823 East Monroe
Springfield, IL 62701

Your comments may also be sent by fax at 217/524-6248. If you have questions regarding this information, please contact Jenni Grissom, Bureau of Early Intervention at 217/782-1981, option 1.