Physical Disability

Physical disabilities include: mobility impairments, hearing and visual impairments as well as temporary and chronic illnesses. A diagnosis of a Physical Disability should include:
  1. Disability diagnosis including a thorough description of the disabling condition and:
    • date of diagnosis;
    • date of onset;
    • prognosis.
    Information concerning onset and prognosis is important in determining appropriate accommodations.
  2. Name, credentials, and license number of evaluator.
  3. A statement of prescribed medications and dosage including monitoring schedule.
  4. A schedule for on-going therapy.
  5. A clear and specific statement of how the Physical Disability and/or the medication impacts adult functioning (specifically learning and college classroom).
  6. Suggested appropriate classroom accommodations related to the impact of the disability and/or medication on learning or classroom requirements, substantiated by reference #4 above and evaluation information.