24:05:24.01:24. Criteria for fluency disorder. A student may be identified as having a fluency disorder if:
(1) The student consistently exhibits one or more of the following symptomatic behaviors of dysfluency:
(a) Sound, syllable, or word repetition;
(b) Prolongations of sounds, syllables, or words;
(c) Blockages; or
(2) There is a significant discrepancy from the norm as measured by speech sampling in a variety of contexts. A significant discrepancy from the norm is five dysfluencies a minute; or
(3) The disruption occurs to the degree that the individual or persons who listen to the individual react to the manner of speech and the disruptions in a way that impedes communication.
Source: 23 SDR 31, effective September 8, 1996; 33 SDR 236, effective July 5, 2007.
General Authority: SDCL 13-37-1.1.
Law Implemented: SDCL 13-37-1.1.
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