511 IAC 7-41-4 Deaf or hard of hearing
Sec. 4. (a) "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.
(b) Eligibility for special education as a student who is deaf or hard of hearing shall be determined by the student's CCC.