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Determination of Eligibility.   

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(a) In order to be eligible for support services or instruction authorized under this chapter, a student with a disability must have an impairment which is verified pursuant to Subdivision (b) which results in an educational limitation identified pursuant to Subdivision (c) of this section.

(b) The existence of an impairment may be verified, using procedures prescribed by the Chancellor, by one of the following means:

(1) observation by DSPS professional staff with review by the DSPS coordinator;

(2) assessment by appropriate DSPS professional staff; or

(3) review of documentation provided by appropriate agencies or certified or licensed professionals outside of DSPS.

(c) The student's educational limitations must be identified by appropriate DSPS professional staff and described in the Student Education Contract (SEC) required pursuant to Section 56022. Eligibility for each service provided must be directly related to an educational limitation consistent with Section 56000(b) and Section 56004.

Authority cited:

Education Code 67312

Education Code 70901

Education Code 84850


Education Code 67310-67312

Education Code 84850

(Amended by Register 93, No. 6)