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Office of Exceptional Student Services
Division of Equity in Learning

15751 East 1st Ave.
Aurora, CO 80011
Phone: 303-340-0510
Fax: 303-326-1285
TDD: 303-326-1585

Disabilities & Programs

Disabilities:

  • Specific Learning Disability
    • Specific Learning Disability means a disorder in one or more of the basic psychological processes involved in understanding or in using language, spoken or written, that may manifest itself in the imperfect ability to listen, think, speak, read, write, spell or do mathematical calculations, including conditions such as perceptual disabilities, brain injury, minimal brain dysfunction, dyslexia, and developmental aphasia. – CDE, 2013
  • Serious Emotional Disability
    • A child with a Serious Emotional Disability shall have emotional or social functioning which prevents the child from receiving reasonable educational benefit from general education.- CDE, 2013
  • Intellectual Disability
    • A child with an Intellectual Disability shall have reduced general intellectual functioning existing concurrently with deficits in adaptive behavior and manifested during the development period, which prevents the child from receiving reasonable educational benefit from general education.- CDE, 2013
  •  Multiple Disabilities
    • A child with Multiple Disabilities shall have two or more areas of significant impairment, one of which shall be an intellectual disability.  The other areas of impairment include: Orthopedic Impairment, Visual Impairment including Blindness, Hearing Impairment including Deafness, Speech or Language Impairment, Serious Emotional Disability, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Traumatic Brain Injury, or Other Health Impaired.  The combination of such impairments creates a unique condition that is evidenced through a multiplicity of severe educational needs which prevent the child from receiving reasonable educational benefit from general education.- CDE, 2013
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
    • A child with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a child with a developmental disability significantly affecting verbal and non-verbal social communication and social interaction, generally evidenced by the age of three.  Other characteristics often associated with ASD are engagement in repetitive activities and stereotyped movements, resistance to environmental changes or changes in daily routines, and unusual responses to sensory experiences.- CDE, 2013
  • Speech or Language Impairment
    • A child with a Speech or Language Impairment shall have a communicative disorder which prevents the child from receiving reasonable educational benefit from general education.-CDE, 2013
  •  Traumatic Brain Injury
    • A child with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a child with an acquired injury to the brain caused by an external physical force resulting in total or partial functional disability or psychosocial impairment, or both, which impairment adversely affects the child's ability to receive reasonable educational benefit from general education.- CDE, 2013
  • Preschooler with a Disability
    • A Preschooler with a Disability is a child three through five years of age who is experiencing developmental delays in one or more of the following areas:  physical development, cognitive development, communication development, social or emotional development, or adaptive development, which development delays prevent the child from receiving reasonable educational benefit from general education.- CDE, 2013
  • Other Health Impairment
    • Other Health Impaired (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 due to a chronic or acute health problem, including but not limited to asthma, attention deficit disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, diabetes, epilepsy, a heart condition, hemophilia, leukemia, kidney disease, sickle cell anemia or Tourette syndrome. – CDE, 2013
  • Visual Impairment, Including Blindness
    • A child with a Visual Impairment, including Blindness shall have a deficiency in visual acuity and/or visual field and/or visual functioning where, even with the use of lenses or corrective devices, he/she is prevented from receiving reasonable educational benefit from general education.- CDE,  2013
  • Hearing Impairment, Including Deafness
    • A child with a hearing impairment, including deafness shall have a deficiency in hearing sensitivity as demonstrated by an elevated threshold of auditory sensitivity to pure tones or speech where even with the help of amplification, the student is prevented from receiving reasonable educational benefit from general education.- CDE, 2013
  • Deaf blindness
    • A child with Deaf-blindness has concomitant hearing and visual impairments, the combination of which causes such severe communication and other developmental and educational needs that they cannot be accommodated in special education programs solely for children with deafness or children with blindness. –CDE, 2013

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