Hearing Impaired and Visually Impaired Services

DEFINITION OF DEAFNESS (OHIO ADMINISTRATIVE CODE 3301-51-01 (B)(10)(D)(IV))

“Deafness” means a hearing impairment that is so severe that the child is impaired in processing linguistic information through hearing, with or without amplification that adversely affects a child’s educational performance.
 

DEFINITION OF HEARING IMPAIRMENT (OHIO ADMINISTRATIVE CODE 3301-51-01 (B)(10)(D)(VI))

“Hearing impairment” means an impairment in hearing, whether permanent or fluctuating, that adversely affects a child’s educational performance but that is not included under the definition of deafness in this rule.
 

DEFINITION OF VISUAL IMPAIRMENT 
Visual impairment” including blindness means an impairment in vision that, even with correction, adversely affects a child’s educational performance.​

Additional Info

Intervention Specialist Visually Impaired and Hearing Impaired 

Angelena Ruskin
ruskin.angela@wintonwoods.org

513.766.5419