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Hearing Impairment (Virginia Department of Education)


"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 the child’s educational performance. “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 section.


Curriculum/Instructional Methods Disability Characteristics Elementary Hearing Impairment High School Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Middle School Preschool State Laws