EDUCATION OF EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN
33-2001. Definitions. (1) "Ancillary personnel" means those persons who render special services to exceptional children in regular or in addition to regular or special class instruction as defined by the state board of education.
(2) "Children with disabilities" means those children with cognitive impairments, hearing loss, deafness, speech or language impairments, visual impairments, blindness, deaf-blindness, serious emotional disturbance, orthopedic impairments, severe or multiple disabilities, autism, traumatic brain injury, developmental delay or specific learning disabilities, and who by reason of the qualifying disability require special education and related services.
(3) "Exceptional children" means both children with disabilities and gifted/talented children with regard to funding for school districts.
(4) "Gifted/talented children" means those students who are identified as possessing demonstrated or potential abilities that give evidence of high-performing capabilities in intellectual, creative, specific academic or leadership areas, or ability in the performing or visual arts and who require services or activities not ordinarily provided by the school in order to fully develop such capabilities.
(5) "Special education" or "special instructional service" means specially designed instruction or a related service, at no cost to the parents, to meet the unique needs of an exceptional child.
[(33-2001) I.C., sec. 2002A, as added by 1965, ch. 228, sec. 3, p. 542; am. 1974, ch. 127, sec. 1, p. 1305; am. and redesignated 1991, ch. 323, sec. 3, p. 839; am. 2010, ch. 235, sec. 16, p. 555; am. 2020, ch. 12, sec. 2, p. 23.]