ORTHOPEDIC IMPAIRMENT  
 
Authorities:  34 C.F.R. Part 300; 19 T.A.C. Chapter 89
 
 
 
FEDERAL AND STATE REQUIREMENTS CITATIONS
D The child must be assessed in all areas of suspected disability. 300.304(c)(4)

P The local educational agency must comply with EVALUATION PROCEDURES.

P In Texas, the group of qualified professionals that determines whether the child is a child with a disability and the educational needs of the child is the child's ADMISSION, REVIEW, AND DISMISSAL COMMITTEE. 89.1040(b)
89.1050(a)(5)

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA


D The group of qualified professionals that collects or reviews evaluation data in connection with the determination of the child's eligibility based on an orthopedic impairment must include a licensed physician. 89.1040(c)(7)

P ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

D A child with an orthopedic impairment is one who has been determined to meet the criteria for orthopedic impairment. 89.1040(c)(7)
300.8(c)(8)

D Orthopedic impairment means a severe orthopedic impairment that adversely affects the child's educational performance. 300.8(c)(8)

P Orthopedic impairment includes impairments caused by: 300.8(c)(8)

P
  • Congenital anomaly;
300.8(c)(8)

P
  • Disease, such as poliomyelitis, bone tuberculosis; and 
300.8(c)(8)

P
  • Other causes, such as cerebral palsy, amputations, and fractures or burns that cause contractures.
300.8(c)(8)

 
 
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 19, 2017