Disability Areas for Special Education in Illinois
Specific Learning Disability
Hearing Impairment including Deafness
Vision Impairment including Blindness
Traumatic Brain Injury
Other Health 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).