Rule 24:14:07:04 Eligibility verification.
24:14:07:04. Eligibility verification.
The verification of eligibility for early intervention services is obtained
through a multidisciplinary evaluation pursuant to chapter 24:14:12 that uses
the infant's or toddler's history obtained from parental input, pertinent
records related to the child's educational background, current health status,
and medical history, and a standardized infant development process in
conjunction with at least two of the following:
behavioral checklist; or
adaptive behavior measure.
information must be documented by qualified personnel.
clinical opinion shall be determined by qualified personnel and shall also be
used in determining a child's eligibility under this section, especially if
there are no standardized measures or the standardized procedures are not
appropriate for a given age or developmental area. The informed clinical
opinion must be documented by the source providing the information and shall be
used, pursuant to chapter 24:14:12, as one factor in determining eligibility.
Source: 20 SDR 223, effective July 7, 1994;
39 SDR 109, effective December 17, 2012.
General Authority: SDCL 13-37-1.1.
Law Implemented: SDCL 13-1-23, 13-14-1, 13-37-1.1.
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