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Communication Disability.   

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Communication disability is defined as an impairment in the processes of speech, language or hearing.

(a) Hearing impairment means a total or partial loss of hearing function which impedes the communication process essential to language, educational, social and/or cultural interactions.

(b) Speech and language impairments mean one or more speech/language disorders of voice, articulation, rhythm and/or the receptive and expressive processes of language.

Authority cited:

Education Code 67312

Education Code 70901

Education Code 84850

Reference:

Education Code 67310-67312

Education Code 84850

(Amended by Register 93, No. 6).