(A) As used in this chapter, "visual impairment" means blindness, partial blindness, deaf-blindness, or multiple disabilities if one of the disabilities is vision related.
(B) Subject to the regulations adopted by the state board of education, the state school for the blind shall be open to receive persons who are residents of this state, whose disabilities are visual impairments, and who, in the judgment of the superintendent of public instruction and the superintendent of the school for the blind, due to such disability, cannot be educated in the public school system and are suitable persons to receive instructions according to the methods employed in the school.
Amended by 130th General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 487, §1, eff. 9/17/2014.
Effective Date: 01-03-1956; 2007 HB119 09-29-200.