10.16.3017 CRITERIA FOR IDENTIFICATION OF STUDENT AS HAVING ORTHOPEDIC IMPAIRMENT
(1) The student may be identified as having orthopedic impairment if:
(a) the student is diagnosed by a qualified medical practitioner as having an orthopedic impairment;
(b) the impairment is severe; and
(c) the impairment adversely affects the student's educational performance.
(2) The term orthopedic impairment includes impairments caused by congenital anomaly (e.g., clubfoot, absence of some member, etc.), impairments caused by disease (e.g., poliomyelitis, bone tuberculosis, etc.), and impairments from other causes (e.g., cerebral palsy, amputations, and fractures or burns that cause contractures).