RULE 281-120.21 - Infant or toddler with a disability

RULE 281-120.21. Infant or toddler with a disability

"Infant or toddler with a disability" means an individual under three years of age who needs early intervention services because the individual:

(1) Is experiencing a developmental delay, which is a 25 percent delay as measured by appropriate diagnostic instruments and procedures, in one or more of the following areas:

a. Cognitive development;

b. Physical development, including vision and hearing;

c. Communication development;

d. Social or emotional development;

e. Adaptive development; or

(2) Has a diagnosed physical or mental condition that:

a. Has a high probability of resulting in developmental delay; and

b. Includes conditions such as chromosomal abnormalities; genetic or congenital disorders; sensory impairments; inborn errors of metabolism; disorders reflecting disturbance of the development of the nervous system; congenital infections; severe attachment disorders; and disorders secondary to exposure to toxic substances, including fetal alcohol syndrome.

(ARC 0100C, IAB 4/18/12, effective 5/23/12)

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