Rule Rule 581-015-2835
Natural Environments in EI

Contractors or subcontractors must ensure that:


To the maximum extent appropriate to the needs of the child and family, EI services are provided in natural environments, including the home and community settings in which children without disabilities participate; and


The determination of the appropriate setting for providing EI services to an infant or toddler with a disability, including any justification for not providing a particular EI service in the natural environment is:


Made by the IFSP Team (which includes the parent and other team members);


Consistent with the provisions of OAR-581-2700and 581-015-2815 (IFSP Content)(3)(h);


Based on the child’s outcomes which are identified by the IFSP team.
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