Rule 24:14:07:02 Children eligible for services.
eligible for services. Infants and toddlers, birth to 36 months of age,
inclusive, are eligible for services under this chapter if identified by
providers of licensed health care and education services as:
(1) Demonstrating a developmental
delay of at least a 1.5 standard deviation below the mean, as measured by
appropriate diagnostic instruments and procedures in one or more of the
following areas: cognitive development, physical development, including vision
and hearing; communication development; social or emotional development; or
adaptive development; or
(2) Having a diagnosed
physical or mental condition that has a high probability of resulting in
developmental delay or born at 28 weeks gestation or less.
Determinations of a diagnosed physical
or mental condition shall be based on medical diagnoses, including Down's
syndrome and other chromosomal abnormalities; sensory impairments, including
vision and hearing; inborn errors of metabolism; microcephaly; severe attachment
disorders, including failure to thrive; seizure disorders; and fetal alcohol
20 SDR 223, effective July 7, 1994; 35 SDR 82, effective October 22, 2008; 36
SDR 96, effective December 8, 2009.
Authority: SDCL 13-37-1.1.
Implemented: SDCL 13-1-23, 13-14-1, 13-37-1.1.
Services for children less than three years of age, § 24:05:22:04.
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