Current as of: 2009
As used in this chapter:
1. "Related services" means transportation and developmental and corrective or supportive services required to assist a student with disabilities to benefit from special education.
2. "Special education" means instruction designed to meet the needs of a student with disabilities, transportation, and corrective and supporting services required to assist a student with disabilities in taking advantage of, or responding to, educational programs and opportunities.
3. "Student who is gifted" means an individual who is identified by qualified professionals as being capable of high performance and who needs educational programs and services beyond those normally provided in a regular education program.
4. a. "Student with a disability" means an individual who is at least three years of age but who has not reached the age of twenty-one before September first of the year in which the individual turns twenty-one and who requires special education and related services because of:
(1) Mental retardation;
(2) A hearing impairment, including deafness;
(4) A speech or language impairment;
(5) A visual impairment, including blindness;
(6) An emotional disturbance;
(7) An orthopedic impairment;
(9) A traumatic brain injury;
(10) Other health impairment; or
(11) A specific learning disability.
b. "Student with a disability" includes a student age eighteen through twenty-one who is incarcerated in an adult correctional facility and who, in the last educational placement prior to incarceration, was identified as being a student with a disability and did not have an individualized education program or was identified as being a student with a disability and had an individualized education program.
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