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 February 2020 Moving from Tier to I to a Tier II for SLP Licensure
- DPI Memo on Emergency Licensure for Speech/Language Pathology, March 17, 2011
- OSEP Letter to Goldman, 1/27/2010
Use of Paraprofessionals
This document provides additional information on the roles of paraprofessionals and speech-language pathologists when working together to support the communication needs of students with IEPs.