Physically Impaired

Students Who Are Physically Impaired with Orthopedic Impairment

There is evidence of an orthopedic impairment that adversely affects the student’s performance in the educational environment in one or more of the following:  ambulation, hand movement, coordination, or daily living skills.   There is evidence that a severe skeletal, muscular, or neuromuscular impairment exists that adversely affects the student’s educational performance, such as significantly limiting the student’s ability to move about, sit, or manipulate the materials for learning or affecting ambulation, posture, or body use necessary in school work.