This paper looks at the term "informed clinical opinion" and addresses its meaning in the context of Part C, its effect on the determination of eligibility, and why its documentation is necessary. This paper is an update of NECTAC Notes No. 10 (May 2002) by Jo Shackelford.
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University of North Carolina, Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, National Early Childhood
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