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The Bureau of Developmental Services (BDS) Family Centered Early Supports and Services Program is soliciting comments related to its revised State Performance Plan and Annual Public Report for services provided to children as required by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Part C.

State Performance Plan-Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Part C Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol is a 6-year strategic plan for the Family-Centered Early Supports and Services program. This report provides a baseline, rigorous and measurable targets, and activities to achieve the targets for 14 Indicators chosen by the US Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). Progress made toward achieving the stated targets can be found in the Annual Performance Report. The NH Part C State Performance Plan has been revised to include improvement activities identified during 7/1/2007 to 6/30/2012 for improving services, changes to compliance monitoring procedures, and changes in the way that schools are notified about children receiving early supports and services who may be eligible for special education services at the age of 3 years, and new information about measuring child outcomes.

Part C Annual Performance Report Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol is a report on the status of services provided by early intervention programs for infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families. This report satisfies the requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Part C and the State Interagency Coordinating Council (ICC) annual status report to the Governor. The Annual Performance Report provides information about how well the State is progressing toward the targets established in the NH State Part C Performance Plan. This report covers the period from 7/1/2010 - 6/30/2011.

Annual State Application Under Part C as Amended in 2004, Federal Fiscal Year 2013 Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
is a public notice on the application by the Department of Health and Human Services for federal funds to plan for and provide services to infants and toddlers with disabilities ages birth through two years as provided for under Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA, reauthorized 2004), is provided during the period: February 15, 2013 to April 16, 2013.

You may notice that the FFY2013 Part C Application is quite different than in past years. This change is due to the publication of Part C of IDEA Regulations published in 2011. Because of these changes, states are required to provide a description of different aspects of the Part C program. Attached below, is a document labeled Section II A. Subpart C – State Policies and Procedures that describes the policies and procedures that implement the Part C of the IDEIA regulations. Many of these Policies and Procedures are being incorporated into NH State Rules He-M510 and He-M203.

Public comment on the Part C Application may be submitted from February 15, 2013 to April 16, 2013.

Two Hearings will be held on the following dates:

  • March 18, 2013 Daniel Webster College, Veteran’s Memorial Library, Room L202, 20 University Drive, Nashua, NH; and
  • March 22, 2013 Main Building South Function Room, 105 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH

Copies of the proposed application are available electronically at: or as a hard copy upon request from: Carolyn H. Stiles, Bureau of Developmental Services,105 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH 03301,

Interested persons are invited to submit written comment to: Linda Graham, Administrator, Child and Family Supports and Services, Bureau of Developmental Services at the above address, or by e-mail:

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