Orthopedic Impairment

Orthopedic Impairment (OI)

An orthopedic impairment is a severe physically disabling condition that adversely affects educational performance. The term may include impairments caused by any of the following: (1) A congenital anomaly. (2) A disease, such as: (A) poliomyelitis; or (B) bone tuberculosis. (3) Other causes, such as: (A) cerebral palsy; (B) amputations; or (C) fractures or burns that cause contractures.