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.
- S/L Assessment and Decision Making Technical Assistance Guide
- Linguistically Culturally Diverse: Spanish Speaking (Speech and Language Technical Assistance Guide)
- S/L Eligibility Criteria PowerPoint Presentation
- Eligibility Criteria Checklist - Word Fillable - Spanish Fillable
- Frequently Asked Questions About the Speech or Language Impairment Criteria: Speech or Sound Production - Language - Re Evaluation
Speech and Language Licensing
- Wis. Admin Code, PI 34.038
- License for School Speech and Language Pathologists
- Speech and Language Pathologists - Licensing Under PI-34
- DPI Memo on Emergency Licensure for Speech/Language Pathology, March 17, 2011
- OSEP Letter to Goldman, 1/27/2010
- Continuum Framework of Speech and Language Service Providers
This conference focused on inclusive practices that are evidence-based. There were full group presentations, followed by a panel discussion of speech and language pathologists who have had experience in providing services in regular education classroom environments. Breakout sessions focused on using EBP to support students in the classroom who: have social communication difficulties; use AAC; are 3-5 years old and have communication needs. The day wrapped up with legal and project updates.
- The Use of Paraprofessionals in Speech and Language Programs
- Additional IEP Frequency and Amount Examples for Therapists: Example 1 - Example 2 - Example 3