(c) The lead agency must develop procedures to ensure that in the event the circumstances described in (b)(1) or (b)(2) of this section exist, the lead agency or EIS provider must—
(1) Document in the child’s early intervention records the exceptional family circumstances or repeated attempts by the lead agency or EIS provider to obtain parental consent;
(2) Complete the screening (if applicable), the initial evaluation, the initial assessments (of the child and family), and the initial IFSP meeting as soon as possible after the documented exceptional family circumstances described in paragraph (b)(1) of this section no longer exist or parental consent is obtained for the screening (if applicable), the initial evaluation, and the initial assessment of the child; and
(3) Develop and implement an interim IFSP, to the extent appropriate and consistent with §303.345.
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