Quick Answer: At What Age Does A Child Transition From Part C Services To Part B?

What is the difference between Part B and Part C of IDEA?

Part C of IDEA deals with early intervention services (birth through 36 months of age), while Part B applies to services for school-aged children (3 through 21 years of age).

Even if your child has not been diagnosed with cerebral palsy (CP), he or she may be eligible for IDEA services..

What ages does Part B cover?

Children and youth (ages 3-21) receive special education and related services under IDEA Part B.

What are the 5 purposes of the IDEA Part C mandate?

enhance the development of infants and toddlers with disabilities; reduce educational costs by minimizing the need for special education through early intervention; minimize the likelihood of institutionalization, and maximize independent living; and, enhance the capacity of families to meet their child’s needs.

What is Part B of IDEA?

Part B of IDEA governs how special education and related services are provided to school-aged children with disabilities. … Part B is so named because it’s the second part of the law itself. Its four parts are: Part A – General Provisions. Part B – Assistance for Education of All Children with Disabilities.