(a) Orthopaedically Handicapped
(i) Locomotor disability or cerebral palsy
(b) Visually Handicapped
(i) Total absence
(c) Hearing Handicapped
(i) Deaf and Dump
The cases included in this category will be those having hearing loss of more than 60 decibles in the better ear (profound impairment) or total loss of hearing in both ears.
All those with minimum degree of disability of 40% (more than mild) are eligible for concession and benefits under the Government Schemes.
(d) Mentally Retarded
Mental retardation means a condition of arrested or incomplete development of mind of a person, which is specially characterized by abnormality of intelligence (IQ will be below 70 )