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If I am a child under age ten with an eligible condition based on developmental delays, how do I meet the definition of substantial limitations to adaptive functioning?
(1) If you are a child under age ten with an eligible condition based on developmental delays, evidence of substantial handicap requires developmental delays of at least 1.5 standard deviations or twenty-five percent or more of the chronological age in the following developmental areas:
(a) Physical skills (fine or gross motor);
(b) Self help/adaptive skills;
(c) Expressive or receptive communication, including American Sign Language;
(d) Social/emotional skills; and
(e) Cognitive, academic, or problem solving skills.
(2) The number of areas in which you are required to have delays to meet the evidence is specific to your age.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.10.020, 71A.12.030, 71A.12.050, 71A.12.070, 71A.16.020, 71A.16.030, 71A.16.040, 71A.16.050, and chapters 71A.10, 71A.12, and 71A.16 RCW. 05-12-130, § 388-823-0830, filed 6/1/05, effective 7/2/05.]