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Services for Students with Speech and Language Disabilities


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.

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.