Oregon
Rule Rule 581-015-2165
Other Health Impairment


(1)

If a child is suspected of having an other health impairment, the following evaluation must be conducted:

(a)

Medical or health assessment statement. A medical statement or a health assessment statement, indicating a diagnosis of a health impairment or a description of the impairment, and a statement that the child’s condition is permanent or is expected to last for more than 60 calendar days;

(b)

Other:

(A)

Any additional assessments necessary to determine the impact of the suspected disability:

(i)

On the child’s educational performance for a school-age child; or

(ii)

On the child’s developmental progress for a preschool child; and

(B)

Any additional evaluations or assessments necessary to identify the child’s educational needs.

(2)

To be eligible as a child with an other health impairment, the child must meet all of the minimum criteria:

(a)

The child exhibits limited strength, vitality or alertness, including a heightened alertness to environmental stimuli that results in limited alertness with respect to the educational environment;

(b)

The child’s limited strength, vitality or alertness is due to a chronic or acute health problem; and

(c)

The child’s condition is permanent or expected to last for more than 60 calendar days.

(3)

For a child to be eligible for special education services as a child with an other health impairment, the eligibility team must also determine that:

(a)

The child’s disability has an adverse impact on the child’s educational performance; and

(b)

The child needs special education services as a result of the disability.
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