Services for Students with Speech and Language Disabilities

Eligibility

The specific eligibility criteria for speech and language under state law is found at PI 11.36 (5) of the Wisconsin Administrative Code. The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction has developed a technical assistance guide to assist IEP teams in evaluating children to determine if they have speech and language impairment and need for special education due to the impairment.

Speech and Language Licensing

Resources

Other

Results of Survey of S/L Pathologists - Powerpoint

The Preschool Options Project provides training to assist local school districts in developing a range of options in Least Restrictive Environments (LRE) for young children with disabilities. The site is a great resource for therapists working with children ages 3 to 5.

Options for Determining Case Loads in Special Education contains the Statewide Caseload Formula and the Statewide Caseload Number Charts which are designed as starting points to guide discussions about caseload determination if the LEA chooses to use one of these models for problem solving.

For questions about this information, contact Sheryl Thormann (608) 266-1783