Handicapping Conditions

ORTHOPEDIC IMPAIRMENT-A student who has been determined by a licensed physician to have a serious orthopedic impairment.  Ages 3-21

OTHER HEALTH IMPAIRED-A student who has been determined by a licensed physician to have limited strength, vitality or alertness, due to chronic or acute health problems.  Ages 3-21

AUDITORY IMPAIRMENT-A student who has been determined to have a serious hearing loss after corrective medical treatment or use of amplification.  This determination is made by an ontological examination.  Ages birth-21

VISUAL IMPAIRMENT-A student who has been determined by a licensed ophthalmologist or optometrist to have no vision or to have a serious visual loss after correction.  Ages birth-21

DEAF-BLINDNESS-A student who has a combination of severe hearing and visual losses after best correction and is determined to be eligible as auditorially impaired and visually impaired according to each specific eligibility criteria.  Ages birth-21

INTELLECTUAL DISABILITES-A student who has been determined to be functioning significantly below the norm in intellectual and social or adaptive behaviors.  Ages 3-21

EMOTIONAL DISTURBANCE-Those student who have been determined to have a serious disturbance, which affects their academic progress.  Ages 3-21

LEARNING DISABILITIES-Students who have been determined to be functioning significantly below their capabilities in educational areas of academics.  Ages 3-21

SPEECH IMPAIRMENT-Students whose speech is so impaired that they cannot be adequately educated in regular classes without the provision of special services.  Ages 3-21

AUTISTIC-A student who evidences the criteria for autism (34CFR§300.76) as determined by a multidisciplinary team.  Ages 3-21

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY-A student who has been determined by a licensed physician to have an injury to the brain resulting in total or partial functional disability and/or psychosocial impairment.  Ages 3-21

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