Holders of the LBS I credential may be assigned to serve students with the following disabilities: learning disabilities, social/emotional disorders, mental retardation (EMH or TMH), physical handicaps, autism, or traumatic brain injury.
Holders of the LBS I/Limited credential may be assigned to teach only students for whom he or she holds a pre-existing credential (endorsement or approval), except that students with one additional disability may be taught at the same time. The limitations on the Standard LBS I/Limited credential remain in place for three years for persons who are teaching on that credential and then automatically expire. For individuals who are not teaching on their special education credentials, the limitations will automatically expire after seven years. The limitation on the Initial certificate will remain through the four year validity period. However, teachers may choose to remove the limitations earlier.