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 August first of the year in which the individual turns twenty-one
and who requires special education and related services because of:
(1) An intellectual disability;
(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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