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118 STAT. 2752 PUBLIC LAW 108–446—DEC. 3, 2004 ‘‘(5) a statement of the natural environments in which early intervention services will appropriately be provided, including a justification of the extent, if any, to which the services will not be provided in a natural environment; ‘‘(6) the projected dates for initiation of services and the anticipated length, duration, and frequency of the services; ‘‘(7) the identification of the service coordinator from the profession most immediately relevant to the infant’s or toddler’s or family’s needs (or who is otherwise qualified to carry out all applicable responsibilities under this part) who will be responsible for the implementation of the plan and coordination with other agencies and persons, including transition services; and ‘‘(8) the steps to be taken to support the transition of the toddler with a disability to preschool or other appropriate services. ‘‘(e) PARENTAL CONSENT.—The contents of the individualized family service plan shall be fully explained to the parents and informed written consent from the parents shall be obtained prior to the provision of early intervention services described in such plan. If the parents do not provide consent with respect to a par ticular early intervention service, then only the early intervention services to which consent is obtained shall be provided. ‘‘SEC. 637. STATE APPLICATION AND ASSURANCES. ‘‘(a) APPLICATION.—A State desiring to receive a grant under section 633 shall submit an application to the Secretary at such time and in such manner as the Secretary may reasonably require. The application shall contain— ‘‘(1) a designation of the lead agency in the State that will be responsible for the administration of funds provided under section 633; ‘‘(2) a certification to the Secretary that the arrangements to establish financial responsibility for services provided under this part pursuant to section 640(b) are current as of the date of submission of the certification; ‘‘(3) information demonstrating eligibility of the State under section 634, including— ‘‘(A) information demonstrating to the Secretary’s satis faction that the State has in effect the statewide system required by section 633; and ‘‘(B) a description of services to be provided to infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families through the system; ‘‘(4) if the State provides services to at risk infants and toddlers through the statewide system, a description of such services; ‘‘(5) a description of the uses for which funds will be expended in accordance with this part; ‘‘(6) a description of the State policies and procedures that require the referral for early intervention services under this part of a child under the age of 3 who— ‘‘(A) is involved in a substantiated case of child abuse or neglect; or ‘‘(B) is identified as affected by illegal substance abuse, or withdrawal symptoms resulting from prenatal drug expo sure; 20 USC 1437.