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Division of Public Health

Statutory Authority: 16 Delaware Code, Sections 210-218 (16 Del.C. §§210-218)



Birth to Three Early Intervention Program

Notice of Public Participation:

Public comment on the FFY 2021 (July 1, 2021-June 30, 2022) Annual Part C Grant Application Under Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

The Department of Health and Social Services, Birth to Three Early Intervention Program (the Program) is announcing the publication of the draft FFY 2021-22 Annual Application. No revisions to policies or procedures are being made at this time.

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 Program, as lead agency for implementation of Part C of the IDEA in Delaware, is publishing the draft application, which includes the budget for the Part C federal funds. The draft application will be available for public review at for 60 days beginning February 1 through April 3, 2021.

The purpose of the public participation period is to gather comments regarding the draft grant application prepared by the Program.

The opportunity for public comment on the draft application is available for 30 days beginning March 4 through April 3, 2021. Comments will be accepted from the general public, including parents of infants and toddlers with disabilities, providers of services, advocacy groups and organizations and other stakeholders in the state.

Comments may be provided to the Birth to Three Early Intervention Program via mail or email to:

Birth to Three Early Intervention Program

410 Federal St, 3rd Fl, Suite 7, Dover, DE 19901

Responses to individual questions and comments will not be provided; however, the Birth to Three staff will review and consider all comments and make any modifications to the application that are deemed necessary. The Birth to Three Program must receive your comments no later than April 3, 2021.

24 DE Reg. 809 (02/01/21) (Gen. Notice)