General Information

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Navigating the world of special education can be overwhelming at times.

To assist parents of special education students, information is offered regarding:
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Areas of Disability / Disability Criteria

The following list contains the disability codes used in the state of Texas. These codes are defined by 19 TAC § 89.1040in accordance with 34 CFR § 300.8.

  • OI – Orthopedic Impairment
  • OHI – Other Health Impaired
  • AI – Auditory Impairment
  • VI – Visual Impairment
  • DB – Deaf-Blindness
  • ID – Intellectual Disability
  • ED – Emotional Disturbance
  • SLD – Specific Learning Disability
  • SI – Speech Impairment
  • AU – Autism
  • TBI – Traumatic Brain Injury
  • NCEC – Non-Categorical Early Childhood
  • MD – Multiple Disabilities
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Online Resources

Some documents may contain content that is not accessible to all readers. To obtain assistance accessing these documents, please contact SSS Support Desk at 469-593-7523.
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