Severe Physical Disability (Criteria D)
A student qualifies for services via Teacher Staffing Policy 10.1(a) if he/she exhibits all of the characteristics described below:
Notes: A sensory deficit cannot be the primary impairment. Students who are Criteria D must be accessing or able to access the Prescribed Curriculum. Any modifications must be due to the physical disability.
Based on the findings of comprehensive assessment, documentation concerning each of the descriptive statements must be provided. The student's age, school, a list of his/her strengths and needs, as well as his/her Individual Support Services Plan must be submitted. The ISSP must delineate who should deliver each aspect of the program as well as the designated teaching environments. Current reports from all professionals involved with the student (e.g., occupational therapist, SLP, etc.) must be included with the documentation.
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