72.40.250  <<  72.40.260 >>   72.40.270

Protection from child abuse and neglectStudent instruction.

In consideration of the needs and circumstances of the program, the *state school for the deaf and the state school for the blind shall provide instruction to all students in techniques and procedures which will enable the students to protect themselves from abuse and neglect. Such instruction shall be described in a written plan to be submitted to the board of trustees for review and approval, and shall be:
(1) Appropriate for the age, individual needs, and particular circumstances of students, including the existence of mental, physical, emotional, or sensory disabilities;
(2) Provided at different times throughout the year in a manner which will ensure that all students receive such instruction; and
(3) Provided by individuals who possess appropriate knowledge and training, documentation of which shall be maintained by the school.


*Reviser's note: The "state school for the deaf" was abolished pursuant to 2009 c 381 § 11 and powers, duties, and functions were transferred to the Washington state center for childhood deafness and hearing loss. The "Washington state center for childhood deafness and hearing loss" was renamed the "Washington center for deaf and hard of hearing youth" by 2019 c 266 § 1.
Conflict with federal requirements2000 c 125: See note following RCW 72.40.200.
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