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What is OHI?

Other Health Impairment

  • OHI is one of the 10 categories of disability defined by the Federal Law IDEA.

  • OHI is a ‘catchall’ category.

  • It includes:
    Asthma Heart Condition Nephritis
    ADD/ADHD Hemophilia Rheumatic Fever
    Diabetes Lead Poisoning Sickle Cell Anemia
    Epilepsy Leukemia Tourette Syndrome

  • or any acute or chronic health problem that adversely affects the child’s educational performance.