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Implementation of New Jersey Administrative Code 6A:14 A Training Sponsored by New Jersey Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs Fall 2006. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14. Welcome and Introductions Purpose of Training Agenda and Format.

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    1. Implementation of New Jersey Administrative Code6A:14A Training Sponsored by New Jersey Department of EducationOffice of Special Education ProgramsFall 2006

    2. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14 • Welcome and Introductions • Purpose of Training • Agenda and Format

    3. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14 • SLIDE FORMAT • Reflects changes effective as of 7/1/05 • Reflects changes effective as of 9/5/06 • Reflects changes effective as of 10/13/06

    4. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14 SUBCHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS

    5. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14 • SUBCHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS • Prescription Medication School district shall not require a child to obtain a prescription as a • condition of attending school, receiving an evaluation or for receiving • special education and related service [1.1(i)] • Homeless Students • Are located, identified, evaluated and provided services, including • appointment of surrogate parent for unaccompanied homeless • youths [1.2(b)4] • NIMAS/NIMAC • Instructional materials will be provided to blind or print-disabled • students in a timely manner [1.2(b)16]

    6. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS • Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) District will provide, pursuant to the Uniform Application Act, the necessary materials to the parent to apply for such services [1.2(b)17] • Use of electronic mailby parents[1.2(b)18] • Submission of annual data Districts now required to submit postsecondary transition and preschool outcomes data [1.2(e)v,vi]

    7. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS • Special education parent advisory group In place in the district to provide input to the district on issues concerning students with disabilities [1.2(h)]

    8. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS • Assistive technology device The term does not include a medical device that is surgically implanted, or the replacement of such device [Appendix F]

    9. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14 SUBCHAPTER 2. PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS

    10. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 2. PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS Surrogate Parents • Must appoint a surrogate parent if there is no parent, for wards of the state, and for unaccompanied homeless youths [2.2(a)4] • Make reasonable efforts to appoint in 30 days of the determination that a surrogate parent is needed for a student [ 2.2(b)] • Judges may appoint a surrogate parent [2.2(c)] • Qualifications [2.2(e) 1-5] - Have no interest that conflicts with those of the student he/she represents - Possess knowledge & skills that ensure adequate representation of the student - May not be replaced without cause - Be at least 18 years of age - If person serving as the surrogate parent is compensated, a criminal history review is completed [2.2(e)3]

    11. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 2. PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS Parental Consent, Notice, Participation, Meetings • Consent is now required for: -Accessing public benefits or public insurance and/or private insurance [2.3(a)5; guidance] - Excusal of IEP team member from an IEP meeting [2.3(a)6] - Amending an IEP without a meeting [2.3(a)7] - Waiver of a reevaluation [2.3(a)8]

    12. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 2. PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS Parental Consent, Notice, Participation, Meetings • For a ward of the State, district board of education must make reasonable efforts to obtain parental consent for an initial evaluation [2.3(b)] -If, after reasonable efforts (a) parent cannot be found or (b) parental rights have been terminated, or subrogated for purposes for consenting to eligibility by a court and consent has been given by an individual the court has appointed, then, in either of these circumstances, parental consent need not be obtained for an initial evaluation[2.3(b)] • Reasonable efforts means that the school district must document its attempt to obtain parental consent by: -Keeping detailed records of telephone calls made or attempted and the results of those calls; -Maintaining copies of correspondence sent to the parents and any responses received; and -Maintaining detailed records of visits made to the parent’s home or place of employment and the results of those visits [guidance]

    13. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 2. PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS Parental Consent, Notice, Participation, Meetings • If a parent refuses to provide consent for an initial evaluation or reevaluation -A school district may, but is not required to, request a due process hearing to compel consent [2.3(c)] • If a parent does not provide consent for an initial evaluation or reevaluation, the district is not in violation of its child find responsibilities or its obligation to conduct an evaluation or a reevaluation of a child who may be a child with a disability regardless of whether the district seeks a due process hearing to compel parental consent [guidance]

    14. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 2. PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS Parental Consent, Notice, Participation, Meetings • For home schooled students and students placed in a private school by their parents, a school district may not file for mediation or a due process hearing to seek to compel parental consent for an initial evaluation or reevaluation if the parent fails to respond to a request for consent or refuses to provide the requested consent. Additionally, the school district is not required to consider the child as eligible for services [guidance] • School district may not file for due process to compel consent for initial implementation of services, however the district is not in violation of its responsibility to provide FAPE [2.3(c)] • Written consent may be revoked by the parent, in writing, at any time[2.3(e)]

    15. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 2. PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS Parental Consent, Notice, Participation, Meetings • Copy of PRISE shall be provided only one time per year [2.3(g)7] • Except a copy shall also be provided: - Upon referral for an initial evaluation [2.3(g)7i] - Upon request by a parent [2.3(g)7ii] - When a request for a due process hearing is submitted to the DOE [2.3(g)7iii] • First time a complaint investigation is filed with the State [guidance] • When a disciplinary sanction is imposed that will result in a change in placement [guidance]

    16. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 2. PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS Parental Consent, Notice, Participation, Meetings • Participation - IEP team must include “not less than one” general education and special education teacher or provider [2.3(k)2] - Must invite Part C service coordinator to the IEP meeting if the parent requests the invitation [2.3(k)2ix] • Use of audio-tape recorder - Provided notice (i.e.notification) is given to the other participants prior to the start of the meeting that such a device is being utilized [2.3(k)8]

    17. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 2. PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS Parental Consent, Notice, Participation, Meetings • Excusal from an IEP Meeting - A member of the IEP team whose area is not being discussed may be excused from the IEP meeting, in whole or in part, with consent [2.3(k)9] • Excusal from an IEP Meeting - A member of the IEP team whose area is being discussed may be excused from the IEP meeting, in whole or in part, with consent from the parent [2.3(k)10] - Excused member shall provide written input with respect to their area of the curriculum or related service [2.3(k)10i] - Written input is provided to parent with the notice of the IEP meeting [2.3(k)10i] - Requests for consent for excusal of required IEP team members is included with the notice of the meeting [2.3(k)10ii]

    18. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 2. PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS Protection in Evaluation Procedures • Tests and other evaluation materials are provided and administered in the language and form most likely to yield accurate information on what the child knows and can do academically, developmentally, and functionally, unless it is clearly not feasible to do so. [2.5(b)1ii]

    19. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 2. PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS • Independent Evaluations - A school district shall first have the opportunity to conduct the requested assessment if a parent seeks an independent evaluation in an area not assessed as part of an initial evaluation or a reevaluation [2.5(c)1] - The school district must decide whether to evaluate within 10 days of the request [2.5(c)1i] - If the school district decides to conduct the evaluation, must complete the evaluation within 45 calendar days [2.5(c)1ii] - The parent may still request an independent evaluation if they continue to disagree with the district’s assessment [2.5(c)iv] - School district shall permit the independent evaluator to observe the student in the classroom or other educational setting, as applicable [2.5(c)7]

    20. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 2. PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS Independent Evaluations • Parents are limited to one independent evaluation with respect to each initial evaluation or reevaluation conducted by the school with which the parent disagrees [guidance] • The parent cannot, after the request for an independent evaluation is granted (or denied by an ALJ) and the requested assessment(s) is/are provided, request and obtain another independent educational evaluation at public expense until a new evaluation is completed by the school district [guidance]

    21. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 2. PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS Dispute Resolution – Mediation and Due Process Parents and districts may file when there is a disagreement regarding identification, evaluation, reevaluation, classification, educational placement, or FAPE Districts must file to deny an independent evaluation within 20 calendar days of parental request [ 2.5 (c)2ii] • “Stay put” applies to mediation only, as well as due process cases • Submit a written request that specifies: -Student’s name, address, DOB, school attending, issues and proposed resolution [2.6(d); 2.7(c)] -Must copy other party [2.6(d); 2.7(c)] • Parents of nonpublic school students may not file for mediation or DP for issues regarding the provision of services to a student (this may be addressed through the complaint procedures in 6A:14-9.2)

    22. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 2. PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS Dispute Resolution – Due Process • The party against whom a request for a due process hearing is directed must, as applicable, provide a written response specifically addressing the issue(s) raised, within 10 days of the filing of the request [2.7(d)] • Sufficiency Challenges - If the petition is insufficient, the administrative law judge (ALJ) can dismiss the case or grant permission to amend the request [2.7(f)2] • Amendment of due process petitions is allowed only with consent of the other party or by order of an ALJ [ 2.7(i)] • Decisions in due process hearings are based on a denial of FAPE or educational benefits, not procedural violations [2.7(k)1,2,3]

    23. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 2. PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS Dispute Resolution – Resolution Period and Meeting • 30 day resolution period when a parent files for a due process hearing: conduct a resolution meeting [2.7(h)] or mediate [2.7(h)8] -Resolution meeting must be scheduled and held within 15 days of receiving the parent’s request, unless the parties agree to mediation in lieu of resolution [2.7(h)2] or agree in writing to waive the resolution meeting [2.7(h)9] • The resolution meeting shall include a representative of the school district who has authority to make decisions [2.7(h)1] • If settle at a resolution meeting, must develop an agreement [2.7(h)6] -Either party can void the agreement within 3 business days [2.7(h)6i] • No attorneys at resolution meetings unless the parent has an attorney [2.7(h)1i]

    24. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 2. PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS Dispute Resolution – Due Process • Emergent Relief may be requested for the following reasons: Break in service; discipline; placement pending outcome of a DP hearing; and graduation or graduation ceremonies [2.7(r)1] • Beginning 12/01/05 OSEP has allowed parties to convert requests for mediation only to one for due process • Preserves stay-put • IDEA procedures are invoked when converted • Burden of Proof is now on the party that files (Schaffer and L.E. cases) • 2 Year limitations period to file [2.7(a)1] • Due Process hearings requested for Section 504 issues are not subject to resolution meetings, sufficiency challenges or amendment procedures or answers [2.7(w)]

    25. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 2. PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS Discipline/Suspensions/Expulsions • School district personnel may, on a case-by-case basis, consider any unique circumstances when determining whether or not to impose a disciplinary sanction or order a change of placement for a student with a disability who violates a school code of conduct [2.8(b)] • School personnel may automatically remove a student to an Interim Alternative Educational Setting (IAES) for: -Drugs -Weapons -Serious bodily injury to others (new requirement) • As of 9/05/06 removal to an interim alternative educational setting (IAES) shall be for a period of no more than 45 CALENDAR days, rather than school days [2.8(f)]

    26. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 2. PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS Discipline/Suspensions/Expulsions • For removals of ten (10) days or fewer • Student is subject to the same disciplinary policy as nondisabled students [6A:14-2.8(a)] • Services must be provided within 5 school days of the removal [6A:16-7.2(a)5] • This applies to removals of at least 5 consecutive school days • Educational services are consistent with the student’s IEP • Preschool age children with disabilities cannot be removed (i.e. suspended or expelled) for disciplinary reasons [2.8(a)1]

    27. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 2. PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS Discipline/Suspensions/Expulsions • Manifestation Determination [Appendix A] • If behavior is a manifestation of the disability -Must review behavior intervention plan (BIP) -If there is no BIP, conduct a functional behavioral assessment (FBA) and develop a BIP • If behavior is not a manifestation of the disability -As appropriate (case by case basis), review BIP -If there is no BIP, as appropriate, conduct an FBA and develop a BIP • For all students who are removed, when services are required they must be provided so the student may participate and progress in the curriculum

    28. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14 SUBCHAPTER 3. SERVICES

    29. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 3. SERVICES General Requirements Child Study Team Members • Shall perform only those functions that are within the scope of their professional license (where applicable) and certification issued by NJDOE [3.1(b)1] • May provide services to educational staff with regard to techniques and programs. Services include, but are not limited to: • Consultation with school staff and parents [3.1(d)3i] • Training of school staff [3.1(d)3ii] • Design, implementation and evaluation of techniques addressing academic and behavioral difficulties [3.1(d)3iii] • May participate on Intervention and Referral Services (I & RS) teams pursuant to N.J.A.C.6A:16-8 [3.1(d)4]

    30. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 3. SERVICES Location, Referral, Identification General Education Interventions • Utilize interventions in general education, as appropriate, prior to referral [3.3(b)] • Within Abbott districts, the system of assessment and interventions within general education programs according to N.J.A.C. 6A:10A-3.1 shall be implemented for all students who have reading as their primary area of difficulty [3.3(b)1] • The staff of the general education program shall maintain written documentation, including data setting forth the type of interventions utilized, the frequency and duration of each intervention and the effectiveness of each intervention [3.3(c)]

    31. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 3. SERVICES Location, Referral, Identification • When it is determined through an analysis of relevant documentation and data concerning each intervention utilized that interventions in the general education program have not adequately addressed the educational difficulties and it is believed that the student may have a disability, the student shall be referred [3.3(c)1] • Referral may be made by professional staff of the district, parents, and State agency employees [3.3(a)3ii] Identification Meeting • When a student is referred, it may be determined at the 20 day meeting that an evaluation is not warranted and other appropriate action may be implemented [3.3(e)]

    32. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 3. SERVICES Location, Referral, Identification • Early Intervention to Preschool – Transition Planning Conference A CST member must participate and shall: • Review the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) [3.3(e)1i] • Provide the parents written district registration requirements [3.3(e)1ii] • Provide the parents written information on available district programs for preschool students, including options available for placement in general education classrooms [3.3(e)1iii] • Provide the parents a form to request that the district board of education invite the Part C service coordinator from the Early Intervention System to the initial IEP meeting for a child after a determination of eligibility [3.3(e)iv] • Submit the form to request that the district board of education invite the Part C service coordinator with the request for the initial evaluation [3.3(e)3i]

    33. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 3. SERVICES Evaluation Consent • A district may file for Due Process to compel consent to evaluate [3.4(c)] - However, district board of education shall not be determined in violation of its child-find obligation or evaluation obligation Screening • Screening a student to determine educational strategies does not constitute an evaluation for the purpose of eligibility [3.4(d)] Timeline • Repeated failure to produce the student for an evaluation negates the time period to complete the evaluation [3.4(e)1] • Time to complete an evaluation may be extended by agreement of the parent and school district if the student transfers to a new school district during the evaluation process [3.4(e)2] Initial evaluation • Evaluate in the language or form most likely to yield accurate information [3.4(f)1]

    34. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 3. SERVICES Evaluation • Initial evaluation • Shall include at least two assessments [3.4(f)] • Shall be conducted by at least two members of the child study team in those areas in which they have appropriate training or are qualified through their professional licensure or educational certification and other specialists in the area of disability as required or determined necessary [3.4(f)] • Shall include a functional assessment of academic performance and, where appropriate, a functional behavioral assessment, an assessment of the language needs of a child with limited English proficiency, assessment of the student’s communication needs, and assessment of the need for assistive technology devices and services [3.4(f)4]

    35. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 3. SERVICES Evaluation Reports and Documentation • The district is required to give the parent not less than 10 calendar days prior to the eligibility meeting, a copy of the evaluation report(s) and other information that will be used to determine whether a student is eligible for speech-language services or continues to be eligible for special education and related services. [3.5(a); 3.6(c); 3.8(f)1] • The term “documentation of eligibility” refers to documents that will be utilized by the team at the eligibility meeting to make a determination about eligibility. [guidance]

    36. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 3. SERVICES Initial Evaluation • For a preschool age child • If it is determined that a speech-language assessment will be conducted, it may be utilized as one of the two required assessments [3.3(e)3i]

    37. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 3. SERVICES Evaluation • Outside Reports • Each report shall be reviewed and considered by the CST member or related service provider with relevant knowledge or expertise [3.4(i)] • May utilize a report or component as a required assessment if it was conducted within one year and it meets the regulatory requirements [3.4(i)]

    38. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 3. SERVICES Eligibility • Not eligible if the determinant factor is due to lack of instruction in reading, including the essential components of reading instruction, or math or due to limited English proficiency [3.5(b)] Eligibility Categories • Fourteen (14) eligibility categories • Deaf/blindness is a category [3.5(c)7] • Clarified definition of “Multiply disabled” [3.5(c)6] • Clarified definition of “Preschool child with a disability” [3.5(c)10] • Added response to scientifically based interventions (RTI) as a method for determining eligibility under the category of “Specific learning disability”

    39. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 3. SERVICES Eligibility • SLD • Can be determined when a severe discrepancy is found between the student’s current achievement and intellectual ability in one or more of the areas listed in 3.5(c)12 including: • Mathematical calculation • Mathematical problem solving • Reading fluency • May also be determined by utilizing a response to scientifically based interventions (RTI) methodology [3.5(c)12ii]

    40. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 3. SERVICES • SLD and RTI • When using RTI to make the determination of whether the student has a specific learning disability, the district shall: • Ensure that such methodology includes scientifically based Instruction by highly qualified instructors [3.4(h)6i] • Ensure that multiple assessments of student progress are included in the evaluation [3.4(h)6i] • Ensure that documentation of eligibility includes, but is not limited to, the instructional strategies utilized and the student-centered data collected [3.4(h)4ix]

    41. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 3. SERVICES IEP • Informed of Responsibilities District board of education shall maintain documentation that the teacher and provider, as applicable, have been informed of his/her specific responsibilities related to implementing the student’s IEP [3.7(a)3] • Consider needs of the student When developing the IEP, the IEP team shall consider the academic, developmental and functional needs of the student [3.7(c)2] • Review the preschool day When developing the IEP, the IEP team shall review the preschool day to determine what accommodations and modifications may be required to allow the child to participate in the general education classroom and activities [3.7(c)11]

    42. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 3. SERVICES IEP • Amending Without a Meeting • The IEP may be amended without a meeting of the IEP team as follows: -If the parent makes a written request and the district agrees [3.7(d)1] -If the school district provides the parent a written proposal to amend the IEP and, within 15 days, the parent consents in writing to the proposed amendment [3.7(d)2] • All amendments shall be incorporated in an amended IEP or an addendum to the IEP and parents are provided a copy of the amended IEP or addendum within 15 days of receipt of parental consent [3.7(d)3]

    43. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 3. SERVICES IEP • Amending Without a Meeting (Continued) • IEP team members must be informed of the changes to the IEP [guidance] • All teachers and providers whose duties are altered by an amendment of an IEP must be informed of their new responsibilities for implementation of the IEP [guidance] • Such amendment shall not affect the requirement that the IEP team review the IEP at a meeting annually, or more often if necessary [3.7(d)4]

    44. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 3. SERVICES IEP Required components • Present levels of academic achievement and functional performance [3.7(e)1] • Detailed measurable annual academic and functional goals [3.7(e)2] • Such special education and related services shall be based, to the extent practicable, on peer reviewed research [3.7(e)4] • Transition will remain at age 14 [3.7(e)11] • At age 16, measurable postsecondary goals related to training, education, employment and independent living [3.7(e)12] • Address participation in extracurricular and nonacademic activities for students in out-of-district placements [3.7(e)17]

    45. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 3. SERVICES IEP • Required components • A statement, as appropriate, of any integrated therapy services to be provided addressing the student’s individualized needs in his or her educational setting [3.7(e)5] • For students in an out-of-district placement, set forth how the student will participate with nondisabled peers in extracurricular and nonacademic activities and delineate the means to achieve such participation, including, if necessary, returning the student to the district in order to receive them [3.7(e)17]

    46. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 3. SERVICES IEP • Copy or written notes • Provide either a copy of the IEP or written notes setting forth agreement with respect to the IEP as determined by the IEP team at the conclusion of the IEP meeting [3.7(l)] Annual Review • Students in a separate setting • For those students in a separate setting, the IEP team shall, on an annual basis, consider activities necessary to transition the student to a less restrictive placement [3.7(k)]

    47. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 3. SERVICES Reevaluation Frequency • No more thanone reevaluation per year unless the parent and district agree to conduct one sooner [3.8(a)] Waiving • Reevaluation may be waived with parental consent [3.8(a)1] except for reevaluation of preschoolers to determine school age eligibility [3.8(g)] and when a change in eligibility is being considered (e.g. declassification) [3.8(d)] • Date of the parent’s written consent constitutes the date upon which the next three year period for conducting a reevaluation shall commence [3.8(a)1]

    48. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 3. SERVICES Reevaluation • Timeframe • Unless the parent and the district board of education agree to waive a reevaluation, the reevaluation shall be completed within 60 [calendar] days of the date the parent provides consent for the assessment to be conducted [3.8(e)] or • By the expiration of the three year timeframe from completion of the prior evaluation or reevaluation, whichever occurs sooner [3.8(e)]

    49. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 3. SERVICES Related Services Additional services [3.9(a)] • School nurse services • Recreation • Social work services • Medical Services Nursing services • Provided only to the extent such services are designed to enable a child with a disability to receive a free, appropriate public education as described in the IEP [3.9(a)8] Medical services • Provided for diagnostic and evaluation purposes only [3.9(a)9]

    50. IMPLEMENTATION OF N.J.A.C. 6A:14SUBCHAPTER 3. SERVICES Related Services Therapy services • May be integrated into the context of ongoing activities or routines [3.9(a)10] Specialists in Behavior Modification or Other Disciplines for Which There is No License or Certification • Specialists in behavior modification or other disciplines for which there is no license or certification shall hold, at a minimum, a bachelors degree in education, psychology or a related field…and shall work under the supervision of certified district board of education personnel [3.9(a)11; 5.1(c)1iii(3)]