Verification is the process of confirming that a student's identified impairment and the associated activity limitations and participation restrictions which require significant education adjustments meet criteria for one or more of the six EAP categories:
Verification is carried out by a team of statewide verifiers with experience and relevant qualifications in the particular category.
Verification can proceed for students when they are of Prep-eligible age or older and enrolled in a state education facility. Verification in the EAP categories of hearing impairment, physical impairment and vision impairment can also occur for eligible students attending non-state schools.
For the criteria and forms related to the categories, please refer to the following pages:
The Education Adjustment Program Handbook 676k describes the process that schools will use to identify students who meet DETE criteria for a disability. It incorporates the verification process, recording and approving an EAP Profile and the validation process.
The EAP Verification PowerPoint 1.2M outlines the steps involved in the verification process.
This page was last reviewed on 25 Sep 2012