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Physical/Other Health Disabilities

About Physical/Other Health Disabilities

Common Learner Characteristics for Other Health Disabilities:
  • Exhibits poor attention skills
  • Sporadic or poor school attendance
  • Struggles with time management, organizational skills and independent work skills
  • Poor academic progress
  • Poor skills in managing and manipulating materials
  • Difficulty managing personal needs
  • Fatigues easily
Next Steps:
  • Discuss concerns with parents
  • Review student's past history (academic, medical, etc.)
  • Talk to previous teachers. Talk to counselors
  • Explore interventions and document the results
  • Follow school districts referral procedures