Annual Part C Grant Application

The Department of Developmental Services (DDS), as lead agency for Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Part C, applies annually for the Part C of IDEA— Grant Application. This is a federal grant program that assists states in operating a comprehensive statewide program of early intervention services for infants and toddlers (birth to three years of age) with disabilities and their families. The application addresses the State budget period beginning July 1st through June 30th of each year.

Each year, the application is posted for 60 days for public comment according to federal requirements. Please note that information may be updated prior to submission to the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) based on OSEP’s guidance and receipt of more recent information.

DDS will accept public input on the 2024 Part C Grant application beginning March 21, 2024 through May 20, 2024. Persons submitting comments on specific items in the application should identify the item, referenced by the page number, and indicate support, opposition, suggested changes, additions or deletions pertaining to the specific item. Input will be considered if submitted to and received by May 20, 2024. Comments on the application will be summarized by DDS and forwarded to OSEP. Below is the 2024 Part C Grant Application and General Education Provisions Act (GEPA) documents for public review and comment.

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Last modified: March 21, 2024