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Other Health Impaired (OHI)

Other Health Impaired (OHI) 2021-10-06T13:32:53-06:00

Contact- Deborah Dominguez-Clark Deborah.clark@state.nm.us or your EA EA/LEA assignments

Other health impairment (OHI) means having 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, and Tourette Syndrome; and adversely affects the child’s educational performance. (34 CFR Sec. 300.8(c)(9))

Resources

Access Unlimited
http://www.accessunlimited.com/

American Burn Association (ABA)
http://www.ameriburn.org/

American Cancer Society (ACS)
http://www.cancer.org/docroot/home/index.asp

American Diabetes Association (ADA)
http://www.diabetes.org/home.jsp

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
http://www.aafa.org/

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association (ALSA)
http://www.alsa.org/

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
http://www.chadd.org/

Epilepsy Foundation of America
http://www.epilepsyfoundation.org/

Lupus Foundation of America
http://www.lupus.org/

Multiple Sclerosis Foundation (MSF)
http://msfocus.org/

Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)
www.mda.org

National Hemophilia Foundation
http://www.hemophilia.org/NHFWeb/MainPgs/MainNHF

National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)
http://rarediseases.org/

National Spinal Cord Injury Association (NSCIA)
http://www.spinalcord.org/

Tourette Association of America
https://tourette.org/

Page last updated October 6, 2021