OSEP Policy Documents Regarding the Education of Infants, Toddlers, Children and Youth with Disabilities


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Letter to Dr. Colleen Baumtrog, Ph.D.
October 9, 2002
Topic: Eligibility Determinations
Letter regarding requirements for evaluating and identifying children with specific learning disabilities and clarifying that neither the IDEA nor the Part B regulations require the use of intelligence quotient tests as part of an initial evaluation or a reevaluation.
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