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.
State Laws and Regulations
The rule referenced below is specific to DSI. Please refer to Volume
I-B: Florida Statutes and State Board of Education Rules, Excerpts Related to Exceptional Student Education (PDF,
for a complete listing of laws and regulations applicable to exceptional student education.
Department of Education Resources