302A-442 Occupational therapy services, physical therapy services, school health services, mental health services, psychological services, and medical services for diagnostic or evaluative purposes. (a) The department of health, within the funds available, shall be responsible for the related services of school health, mental health, psychological, and medical services for evaluation or diagnostic purposes, and, within the funds available, shall provide for those exceptional children who need these services and who attend public school in the State.

(b) The department of education, within the funds available, shall be responsible for the related services of occupational therapy and physical therapy for evaluation or diagnostic purposes, and, within the funds available, shall provide for those exceptional children who need these services and who attend public school in the State.

(c) The department of health shall work in cooperation with the department of education to implement this section. The procedures to implement this section shall be in accordance with the rules of the department of health and the department of education. [L 1996, c 89, pt of 2; am L 2000, c 123, 1]

 

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