3325.06 Preschool training of deaf or hard of hearing children and children who are visually impaired.

(A) The state board of education shall institute and establish a program of education by the department of education to train parents of deaf or hard of hearing children of preschool age. The object and purpose of the educational program shall be to aid and assist the parents of deaf or hard of hearing children of preschool age in affording to the children the means of optimum communicational facilities.

(B) The state board of education shall institute and establish a program of education to train and assist parents of children of preschool age whose disabilities are visual impairments. The object and purpose of the educational program shall be to enable the parents of children of preschool age whose disabilities are visual impairments to provide their children with learning experiences that develop early literacy, communication, mobility, and daily living skills so the children can function independently in their living environments.

Amended by 130th General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 487, §1, eff. 9/17/2014.

Effective Date: 01-03-1956