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Other Health Impaired (OHI)

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

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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))


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American Burn Association (ABA)

American Cancer Society (ACS)

American Diabetes Association (ADA)

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association (ALSA)

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)

Epilepsy Foundation of America

Lupus Foundation of America

Multiple Sclerosis Foundation (MSF)

Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)

National Hemophilia Foundation

National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)

National Spinal Cord Injury Association (NSCIA)

Tourette Association of America

Page last updated October 6, 2021