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Chapter 1. Credentials Issued Under The Teacher Preparation and Licensing Law of 1970 Article 2. Credential Types, Authorizations, and Requirements Credentials and Authorizations to Provide Instructional Services to Students with Primary Disability: Deaf-Blindness   

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Holders of the listed credentials and authorizations are authorized to teach students with disabilities in which the primary disability is "deaf-blindness" as defined in subsection 300.8(c)(2) of Title 34 Code of Federal Regulations, Subpart A.

(a) Education Specialist Instruction Credential: Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing

(b) Education Specialist Instruction Credential: Visual Impairments

(c) Education Specialist Instruction Credential: Moderate/Severe Disabilities

(d) Special Education Specialist Instruction Credential for the Communication Handicapped

(e) Special Education Specialist Instruction Credential for the Visually Handicapped

(f) Special Education Specialist Instruction Credential for the Severely Handicapped

(g) Restricted Special Education-Deaf-Blind, and Severely Hard-of-Hearing

(h) Deaf-Blind Added Authorization in Special Education

(i) Holders of the Education Specialist Instruction Credential: Language and Academic Development are authorized to teach students who fall within the disability categories in this section with academic communication and language needs in the following areas: language development, school readiness and social skills, and literacy development addressing competencies across the curriculum in listening, speaking, reading, writing, and academic areas

Authority cited:

Education Code 44225


Education Code 44265

Education Code 44265.5

Education Code 44343

34 C.F.R. 300.8(c)(2)

20 USC 1401(3), (14), (15), (16), (29) and (30).

(Amended by Register 2011, No. 31.)