A fluency impairment is present when:
(1) The child consistently exhibits one or more of the following symptomatic behavior of dysfluency:
(a) Sound, syllabic, or word repetition;
(b) Prolongations of sounds, syllables, or words;
(c) Blockages; or,
(2) The child’s fluency is significantly below the norm as measured by speech sampling in a variety of contexts.A significant discrepancy is defined as five (5) or more dysfluencies per minute or a ten (10) percent dysfluency rate and distracting to the listener; and,
(3) The fluency impairment adversely affects the child’s educational performance.