This document provides a template for each special education category that districts can use to articulate the types of evidence and data sources considered when determining eligibility. Templates are based on Indiana’s Article 7 and outline the basic eligibility criteria and definition for the disability category.

Evaluation Requirements for Eligibility Categories with Article 7 References

Indiana’s Article 7 Rule 41 includes the evaluation requirements and eligibility criteria for each of the 13 special education categories. This chart illustrates the evaluation components that are minimally required as part of the educational evaluation for each disability category.