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What is an OHI?
ECEA 2.08 (7) 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.
What does limited strength mean?
Limited strength, vitality, or alertness, including a heightened alertness to environmental stimuli, which results in limited alertness with respect to the school environment. • Chronic or acute health problems for the student.
What is the best term for special needs?
Use the term “disability,” and take the following terms out of your vocabulary when talking about or talking to people with disabilities. Don’t use the terms “handicapped,” “differently-abled,” “cripple,” “crippled,” “victim,” “retarded,” “stricken,” “poor,” “unfortunate,” or “special needs.”
What does GT stand for in special education?
Gifted and Talented
GE | General Education. GPRA | Government Performance and Results Act. GT | Gifted and Talented. HI | Hearing Impaired.
What is a 504 for?
The 504 Plan is a plan developed to ensure that a child who has a disability identified under the law and is attending an elementary or secondary educational institution receives accommodations that will ensure their academic success and access to the learning environment.
What is the politically correct term for handicapped?
persons with disabilities
In 1992, when Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act was renewed and amended, one of the amendments was to correct terminology. Recognizing the negative impact of certain terms, the word “handicapped” was replaced with the phrase “persons with disabilities.”
What is the politically correct term for developmentally disabled?
A developmental disability can include a long-term physical or cognitive/intellectual disability or both. NCDJ Recommendation: While it is acceptable to use the terms “developmental disability” and “developmental disabilities,” it is preferable to use the name of the specific disability whenever possible.