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13 terms

13 Disability Categories under IDEA

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Autism
developmental disorder sig. affecting verbal & nonverbal communication and social interaction
Deaf-blindness
concomitant hearing & visual impairments
Deafness
hearing impairment
Emotional Disturbance
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Hearing Impairment
impairment in hearing whether permanent or fluctuating, that affects the child's educational performance but isn't included under the def. of deafness
Mental Retardation
significantly subaverage general intellectual functioning
Multiple Disabilities
concomitant impairments, the combo of which causes such severe educational needs that they cannot be accommodated in special education programs solelty for one of the impairments
Orthopedic impairment
impairments caused by congenital anomaly (club foot), impairments caused by disease, impairments from other causes
Other Health Impairment
having limited strength, vitality or alertness
Specific Learning Disability
Disorder in one or more of the basic psychological processes involved in understanding or in using language, spoken or written, that may manifest itself in an imperfect ability to listen, think, speak, read, write, spell, or to do mathematical calculations, including conditions such as perceptual disabilities, brain injury, minimal brain dysfunction, dyslexia, and developmental aphasia.
Speech or Language Impairment
communication disorder
Traumatic Brain Injury
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Visual Impairment including Blindness
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