Dual-Sensory Impairment (DSI)


Definition

A student who has dual-sensory impairments affecting both vision and hearing, the combination of which causes a serious impairment in the abilities to acquire information, communicate, or function within the environment, or who has a degenerative condition which will lead to such an impairment.

Contacts

State Laws and Regulations

The rule referenced below is specific to DSI. Please refer to Florida Statutes and State Board of Education Rules (Red book) - Hyperlinked Index for a complete listing of laws and regulations applicable to exceptional student education.

Department of Education Resources

Publications

Projects

State Resources

National Resources