10.16.3013 CRITERIA FOR IDENTIFICATION OF STUDENT AS HAVING DEAF-BLINDNESS
(1) The student may be identified as having deaf-blindness if documentation supports that the student:
(a) meets the criteria in ARM 10.16.3022 for visual impairment;
(b) meets the criteria in ARM 10.16.3020 for speech-language impairment;
(c) meets the criteria in ARM 10.16.3016 for hearing impairment or in ARM 10.16.3014 for deafness; and
(d) is experiencing severe delays in communication and other developmental and educational skills such that services designed solely for students with deafness or for students with blindness would not meet the student's educational needs.
History: 20-7-402, MCA; IMP, 20-7-401, 20-7-403, 20-7-414, MCA; NEW, 1993 MAR p. 1913, Eff. 8/13/93; AMD, 1999 MAR p. 69, Eff. 1/15/99; AMD & TRANS, 2000 MAR p. 1048, Eff. 7/1/00.