(1) Pursuant to rules of the Department of Human Services, a diagnostic evaluation shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
(a) A social history;
(b) A psychological evaluation, including an appropriate individual test of intellectual capacity, an academic achievement test, a social development assessment and an adaptive behavior assessment;
(c) A medical evaluation including prenatal, natal, early postnatal and other past and family history, a complete physical examination including tests of visual function, and any specialized examinations necessary;
(d) A speech and hearing screening; and
(e) A dental screening.
(2) The diagnostic evaluation shall also attempt to determine the existence of related conditions such as epilepsy, cerebral palsy, autism and specific learning disorders and to outline the most appropriate services for the treatment and training of the person, whether those services are immediately available or not.
(3) A facility approved by the department to conduct diagnostic evaluations may contract with qualified persons to perform components of the evaluation. [1979 c.683 §14]Section: Previous 427.070 427.075 427.080 427.085 427.090 427.100 427.104 427.105 427.106 427.108 427.110 427.112 427.120 427.130 427.140 Next
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