Services for Students with Speech and Language Disabilities

The 2015 North West Speech and Language Pathology Conference – Reading Drives Achievement: Success through Literacy: A new pathway for special education service and the implications for speech and language school-based programs – February 4, 2016 (Turtle Lake) Registration - Agenda


The specific eligibility criteria for speech and language under state law is found at PI 11.36 (5) of the Wisconsin Administrative Code. The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction has developed a technical assistance guide to assist IEP teams in evaluating children to determine if they have speech and language impairment and need for special education due to the impairment.

Speech and Language Licensing



Results of Survey of S/L Pathologists - Powerpoint

The Preschool Options Project provides training to assist local school districts in developing a range of options in Least Restrictive Environments (LRE) for young children with disabilities. The site is a great resource for therapists working with children ages 3 to 5.


For questions about this information, contact Sheryl Thormann (608) 266-1783