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Deaf or Hard of Hearing

“Deaf or hard of hearing”, which may be referred to as a hearing impairment, means the following:

(1) A disability that, with or without amplification, adversely affects the student's:

(A) ability to use hearing for developing language and learning;
(B) educational performance; and
(C) developmental progress.

(2) The hearing loss may be:

(A) permanent or fluctuating;
(B) mild to profound; or
(C) unilateral or bilateral.

(3) Students who are deaf or hard of hearing may use:

(A) spoken language;
(B) sign language; or
(C) a combination of spoken language and signed systems.

Covered Bridge
Special Education District

961 Lafayette Avenue
Terre Haute, IN 47804
Phone (812) 462-4364
Fax (812) 462-4377

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