24:05:24.01:26. Criteria for voice disorder. A student may be identified as having a voice disorder if:
(1) Consistent deviations exist in one or more of the parameters of voice: pitch, quality, or volume;
(2) The voice is discrepant from the norm for age, gender, or culture and is distracting to the listener; and
(3) The disorder is not the result of a temporary problem, such as normal voice changes, allergies, colds, or similar conditions.
Source: 23 SDR 31, effective September 8, 1996.
General Authority: SDCL 13-37-1.1.
Law Implemented: SDCL 13-37-1.1.
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