This shifts the focus of the initial evaluation from the determination of eligibility for services to the determination of what the child needs to enable him/her to learn effectively and to participate and progress in the general education curriculum.
Keywords: eligibility, disability, educational impact, direct services.
Published on line: 03/31/2023
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