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Authorization for Special Class with Primary Disability: Other Health Impaired (Autistic)   

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(a) Holders of the below-cited credential are authorized to teach handicapped children with specific learning disabilities in a special class in which the primary disability is "other health impaired" as defined in subsection 300.5 (b) (7) (1) (autistic) of Tide 34 Code of Federal Regulations, Subpart A:

(1) The Special Education Specialist Instruction Credential for the Severely Handicapped:

(2) The Special Education Specialist Instruction Credential for the Communication Handicapped or the Clinical Rehabilitative Services Credential in Language, Speech and Hearing, with a Special Class Authorization, provided the following conditions have been met:

(A) The holder of one of these credentials has taught full-time for at least one year prior to September 1, 1991 in a special class in which the prior disability was other health impaired (autistic), and has completed either 1 or 2 below:

1. A Commission-approved program for the other health impaired (autistic) authorization; or

2. Received a favorable evaluation or recommendation to teach a special class width the primary disability, other health impaired (autistic), by the local employing agency.

(b) The holder of one of the special education credentials listed in Sections 80047 and 80047.1 who does not meet the requirements of (a) above shall be authorized to teach in a special class in which the primary disability is other health impaired (autistic) provided the following requirement is met: Completion of a Commission-approved program for the other health impaired (autistic).

Authority cited:

Education Code 44225

Reference:

Education Code 44265

Education Code 44343

20 USC 1401(1) (15)

(Amended by Register 95, No. 9)