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Other Health Impairment

10.16.3018 CRITERIA FOR IDENTIFICATION OF STUDENT AS HAVING OTHER HEALTH IMPAIRMENT

(1) The student may be identified as having other health impairment if:

(a) The student has limited strength, vitality or alertness, including a heightened alertness to environmental stimuli that results in limited alertness with respect to the educational environment, that is due to chronic or acute health problems such as asthma, attention deficit disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, diabetes, epilepsy, a heart condition, hemophilia, lead poisoning, leukemia, nephritis, rheumatic fever, sickle cell anemia or tuberculosis; and

(b) The condition adversely affects the student's educational performance.

(2) A medical diagnosis of a chronic or acute health problem is required.

20-7-401. Definitions

(1) The student may be identified as having other health impairment if:

(a) The student has limited strength, vitality or alertness, including a heightened alertness to environmental stimuli that results in limited alertness with respect to the educational environment, that is due to chronic or acute health problems such as asthma, attention deficit disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, diabetes, epilepsy, a heart condition, hemophilia, lead poisoning, leukemia, nephritis, rheumatic fever, sickle cell anemia or tuberculosis; and

(b) The condition adversely affects the student's educational performance.

(2) A medical diagnosis of a chronic or acute health problem is required.


10.16.3322 Composition of the team

(1) The child study team is a group of individuals that determines whether a student with disabilities is eligible for special education and related services. The child study team includes the following members:

(a) The parents of the student;

(b) At least one general education teacher of the student if the student is or may be participating in the general education environment;

(c) At least one special education teacher or, if appropriate, at least one special education provider;

(d) An administrative representative or designee of the local educational agency who:

(i) is qualified to provide, or supervise the provision of specially designed instruction to meet the unique needs of students with disabilities;

(ii) is knowledgeable about the general curriculum; and

(iii) is knowledgeable about the availability of resources;

(e) At least one teacher or other specialist with knowledge in the area of suspected disability who can interpret the instructional implications of evaluation results.

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(f) At the discretion of the parent or the local educational agency, other individuals who have knowledge or special expertise regarding the student;

(g) The student, when appropriate.

(2) The local educational agency shall invite other specialists when such specialists are needed to complete a comprehensive evaluation.

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