The State Department of Education shall develop and implement a pilot project to determine the effectiveness and feasibility of implementing the early diagnosis of learning disabilities testing program developed pursuant to Section 49580. The pilot project shall administer the early diagnosis testing program to kindergarten aged pupils in order to identify pupils with the potential to develop learning disability problems. Pupils who are identified as having potential learning disability problems shall be referred to existing programs and services which are available to provide assistance.
(Added by Stats. 1985, Ch. 1376, Sec. 1.)