2019 Georgia Code
Title 30 - Handicapped Persons
Chapter 7 - Blind Persons' Literacy Rights and Education
§ 30-7-2. Definitions

Universal Citation: GA Code § 30-7-2 (2019)
  • As used in this chapter, the term:
    • (1) "Blind student" means an individual who is eligible for special education services and who:

      • (A) Has a visual acuity of 20/200 or less in the better eye with correcting lenses or has a limited field of vision such that the widest diameter subtends an angular distance of no greater than 20 degrees; or

      • (B) Has a medically indicated expectation of visual deterioration.

    • (2) "Braille" means the system of reading and writing through touch commonly known as standard English Braille.

    • (3) "Individualized education program" means a written statement developed for a student eligible for special education services pursuant to Section 602(a)(20) of Part A of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, 20 U.S.C.A. Section 1401(a)(20).

History:

Code 1981, § 30-7-2, enacted by Ga. L. 1994, p. 1796, § 3.

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