• Disability Areas for Special Education in Illinois

    Intellectual Disability
    Multiple Disability
    Emotional Disability
    Specific Learning Disability
    Hearing Impairment including Deafness
    Vision Impairment including Blindness
    Speech-Language Impairment
    Traumatic Brain Injury
    Other Health Impairment
    Orthopedic Impairment
    Developmental Delay



    *If a student does not qualify for an IEP under one of these 13 disability categories under IDEA, the student may still qualify for services under Section 504 if the student has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, has a record of a physical or mental impairment, or is regarded as having a physical or mental impairment.  
    For more information about Section 504, (link to the Section 504 tab).