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(12.11) Once a referral for assessment has been made, when will a meeting be held to determine eligibility and to develop a service plan?

(12.11) Once a referral for assessment has been made, when will a meeting be held to determine eligibility and to develop a service plan?

The regional center or school district must complete the assessment activities, hold a meeting to determine eligibility, and develop an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) within 45 calendar days of the date it receives the written or oral referral for early intervention services. [34 C.F.R. Sec. 303.310(a); Cal. Gov. Code Sec. 95020(b).] With the parent’s consent, services may begin before completion of the assessment. [20 U.S.C. Sec. 1436(c).]