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Relationship Between Evaluation Report and Eligibility

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What attributes of behavior, learning, and performance should be considered in describing a studentâ??s current performance level?

What is the relationship between the evaluation report and determination of eligibility for special education and related services?

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A child is considered learning disabled if he or she does not achieve at age or ability level in one or more of the following areas when appropriate learning experiences have been provided. There is a discrepancy between achievement and intellectual ability in the areas of oral expression, listening comprehension, written expression, below average reading skills, reading comprehension, math calculation, or math reasoning. Students with visual, hearing or motor impairments along with children who suffer from mental retardation, and emotional ...

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The article discusses how learning disabilities are determined. The determination process and the characteristics that must be present for eligibility for services are outlined.