24:14:12:01.01. Definitions. Terms used in this chapter mean:
(1) "Assessment," the ongoing procedures used by qualified personnel to identify the child's unique strengths and needs and the early intervention services appropriate to meet those needs throughout the period of the child's eligibility under Part C and includes the assessment of the child and the child's family, pursuant with this chapter;
(2) "Initial assessment," the assessment of the child and the family conducted before the child's first IFSP meeting;
(3) "Evaluation," the procedures used by qualified personnel to determine a child's initial and continuing eligibility under Part C, consistent with the state's definition of an eligible child; and
(4) "Initial evaluation," the child's evaluation to determine his or her initial eligibility under this Part C.
Source: 39 SDR 109, effective December 17, 2012.
General Authority: SDCL 13-37-1.1.
Law Implemented: SDCL 13-1-23, 13-14-1, 13-37-1.1.
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