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PUBLIC LAW 101-476—OCT. 30, 1990 104 STAT. 1103 Public Law 101-476 101st Congress An Act To amend the Education of the Handicapped Act to revise and extend the programs established in parts C through G of such Act, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; REFERENCE. (a) Short Title. — Th is Act may be cited as the "Education of the Handicapped Act Amendments of 1990". (b) REFERENCE.— Except as otherwise provided in section 901, whenever in this Act an Eimendment or repeal is expressed in terms of an amendment to, or repeal of, a section or other provision, the reference shall be considered to be made to a section or other provision of the Education of the Handicapped Act. TITLE I—GENERAL PROVISIONS SEC. 101. DEFINITIONS. (a) HANDICAPPED CHILDREN.— Section 602(a)(l) (20 U.S.C. 1401(a)(1)) is amended to read as follows: "(1) The term 'children with disabilities' means children— "(A) with mental retardation, hearing impairments including deafness, speech or language impairments, visual impairments including blindness, serious emotional disturbance, orthopedic impairments, autism, traumatic brain injury, other health impairments, or specific learning disabilities; and "(B) who, by reason thereof need special education and related services.". (b) SPECIAL EDUCATION.— Section 602(a)(16) (20 U.S.C. 1401(a)(16)) is amended by striking "including classroom instruction" and all that follows and inserting the following: "including— "(A) instruction conducted in the classroom, in the home, in hospitals and institutions, and in other settings; and "(B) instruction in physical education.". (c) RELATED SERVICES.— Section 602(a)(17) (20 U.S.C. 1401(a)(17)) is amended— (1) by striking "recreation," and inserting "recreation, including therapeutic recreation and social work services,"; and (2) by inserting ", including rehabilitation counseling," after "counseling services,". (d) TRANSITION SERVICES.— Section 602(a) (20 U.S.C. 1401(a)) is amended by redesignating paragraphs (19) through (23) as paragraphs (20) through (24), respectively, and by inserting after paragraph (18) the following new paragraph: "(19) The term 'transition services' means a coordinated set of activities for a student, designed within an outcome-oriented process, which promotes movement from school to post-school Oct. 30, 1990 [S. 1824] Education of the Handicapped Act Amendments of 1990. 20 USC 1400 note. 49-139 O - 90 (476)