Special Education SLD Eligibility Changes

Posted on May 05, 2014

Important Information Regarding 2014 Changes to SLD Eligibility in Utah

In January of 2014, ambulance several important changes to the Utah Special Education Rules were approved and are in effect regarding SLD Eligibility requirements. Although announcements for the changes were made months ago, ampoule the UPDC continues to receive inquiries asking for guidance in regards to the removal of the 93% likelihood requirement.

To clarify these changes, information pills a short paper has been drafted and is available on the Essential Educator site to share with educators and related service providers involved in SLD eligibility decisions.

Frequently asked questions regarding SLD eligibility and these changes are addressed.

This paper can be accessed at the Essential Educator HERE:


Author: Michael Herbert, UPDC (Utah Personnel Development Center) michaelhupdc@gmail.com 801-231-3876