RULE 26

 ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

 

511 IAC 7-26-1

In general

Sec. 1  In making a determination of eligibility for special education under this rule, a student shall not be determined to be a student with a disability if the key factor for such a determination is lack of instruction in reading or math or limited English proficiency, and the student does not otherwise meet the eligibility requirements of this rule.

 

511 IAC 7-26-6

Emotional disability

Sec. 6 (a)  An emotional disability is a condition that, over a long period of time and to a marked degree, consistently interferes with a student's learning process and adversely affects the student's educational performance.  An emotional disability may include, but is not limited to, one or more of the following conditions:

(1)  A tendency to develop physical symptoms or fears associated with personal or school problems

(2)  A general pervasive mood of unhappiness or depression

(3)  An inability to learn that cannot be explained by intellectual, sensory, or health factors

(4)  An inability to build or maintain satisfactory interpersonal relationships

(5)  Inappropriate behaviors or feelings under normal circumstances.

 

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