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NONCATEGORICAL EARLY CHILDHOOD

NONCATEGORICAL EARLY CHILDHOOD

Authorities:  34 CFR Part 300; 19 TAC Chapter 89
 
 
 
  FEDERAL AND STATE REQUIREMENTS
The child must be assessed in all areas of suspected disability.
The local educational agency must comply with EVALUATION PROCEDURES.
In Texas, the group of qualified professionals that determines whether the child is a child with a disability and the educational needs of the child is the child's ADMISSION, REVIEW, AND DISMISSAL COMMITTEE.
 
EVALUATION PROCEDURES

The group of qualified professionals that collects or reviews evaluation data in connection with the determination of the child's eligibility based on noncategorical must include the applicable members for INTELLECTUAL DISABILITYEMOTIONAL DISTURBANCESPECIFIC LEARNING DISABILITY, or AUTISM.

The evaluation data reviewed by the group of qualified professionals in connection with the determination of the child's disability based on noncategorical must comply with the applicable evaluation procedures of DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING and VISUAL IMPAIRMENT.

 Noncategorical early childhood disability means the child:
  • Is between the ages of three to five; and
  Last Updated : Thu, Jan 16, 2020