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State Early Intervention

The state budget authorizes the California Department of Education to allocate excess general funds to Special Education Local Plan Areas (SELPAs) for the operation of programs for infants and toddlers with solely low incidence (SLI) disabilities. Programs and services for infants and toddlers who are deaf, blind, or orthopedically impaired are provided SLI grant funds. This grant should be used to cover excess costs of providing services under Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) for infants and toddlers with low incidence disabilities.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
These grant funds are allocated to SELPAs that demonstrate that the required and supplemental cost of implementing Part C for infants and toddlers with low incidence disabilities were not fully covered by their base Federal Part C grant. To qualify, a SELPA must demonstrate that it serves more infants and toddlers than were funded in their Federal Part C grant.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
A SELPA must serve more infants and toddlers with SLI conditions than were served in the 199293 fiscal year. These funds can only be allocated if the IDEA Part C funds received from the California Department of Developmental Services (DDS) are fully expended.
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
Not applicable
Eligible
Age Level(s)
0, 1, 2, 3

Funding

Legal
Authority
Budget Act Item 6110-161-0001, Schedule 2 Provision 9
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2012-13
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
3385 / 8590
Total Available $1,500,000
Recipient
Amount
varies
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Once IDEA Part C funds (Program Cost Account 23761, Resource Code 3382) are fully allocated, these general funds are allocated to eligible programs that demonstrate via application that they have incurred costs (required by Part C) that are in excess of their Part C allocation.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected
Notification Date
July 1, 2013

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/as/leagrnts.asp#23761
Fiscal http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/as/leagrnts.asp#23761
Funding Resultshttp://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r18/sei12result.asp
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Chris Essman, Education Programs Consultant
Phone : 916-327-3507
E-mail : cessman@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Tami Leise, Associate Governmental Program Analyst
Phone : 916-327-3675
E-mail : tleise@cde.ca.gov
Division Special Education Division
Phone : 916-445-4613
Fax : 916-445-4108

Last Modified: July 1, 2013

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