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Other Health Impairment

What is Other Health Impairment?

"Other health impairment" means having limited strength, vitality, or alertness, including a heightened alertness to environmental stimuli, which results in limited alertness with respect to the educational environment and to which both of the following provisions apply:

(a) Is due to chronic or acute health problems such as any of the following:
     (i) Asthma.
     (ii) Attention deficit disorder.
     (iii) Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
     (iv) Diabetes.
     (v) Epilepsy.
     (vi) A heart condition.
     (vii) Hemophilia.
     (viii) Lead poisoning.
     (ix) Leukemia.
     (x) Nephritis.
     (xi) Rheumatic fever.
     (xii) Sickle cell anemia.

(b) The impairment adversely affects a student's educational performance.