The Developmentally Delayed Learner is a student who exhibits the following characteristics:
This disability is defined as learning deficits resulting from below average intellectual functioning that adversely affects educational performance, existing concurrently with measurable potential for achievement in educational and/or employment settings.
Eligibility is met by one of the following three standards:
DDL does not include learning problems that can be explained by any physical, visual, hearing, or speech impairment, ABI, psychological disability, or other disabling factors.
Eligibility For Services:
This disability can be verified by the DSPS Coordinator or DDL Specialists using the documentation from the referring agency.