24:05:27:23. Criteria for occupational therapy. A student may be identified as in need of occupational therapy as a related service if:
(1) The student has a disability and requires special education;
(2) The student needs occupational therapy to benefit from special education; and
(3) The student demonstrates performance on a standardized assessment instrument that falls at least 1.5 standard deviations below the mean in one or more of the following areas: fine motor skills, sensory integration, and visual motor skills.
Source: 23 SDR 139, effective March 10, 1997.
General Authority: SDCL 13-37-1.1.
Law Implemented: SDCL 13-37-1.1.
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