SEC. 37-23-61. "Child" defined.
As used in sections 37-23-61 through 37-23-75, the word "child" shall mean any child who cannot pursue all regular classwork due to reasons of defective hearing, vision, speech, mental retardation, or other mental or physical conditions as determined by competent medical authorities and psychologists. Said medical authorities and psychologists shall be approved by the state department of education.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 6631-54; Laws, 1971, ch. 304, Sec. 4; 1978, ch. 461, Sec. 7, eff from and after July 1, 1978.