State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > West-virginia > 18 > 18-20-4

§18-20-4. Examination and report by medical or other specialists.
Each child prior to enrolling in a special education program shall be examined by an appropriate medical specialist, psychologist or educational specialist (reading specialist, speech and language clinician, or other specialists as required by the state board of education for specific areas of exceptionality) who shall report to the county superintendent of schools. The specialists' report shall carry recommendation for eligibility and placement in regular school or in the special education facility, indicate the nature and extent of disability, and advise with reference to treatment and prosthesis for alleviating the child's disability.

No educationally exceptional child shall be excluded from attending public or other suitable schools.