Services for Students with Disabilities

Register: Temporary Disabilities

Temporary disabilities refer to a short time period in which a person has a disability, for example, a broken leg, a surgical procedure, or a common health condition.


Register: Mobility Impairment

To date, there are approximately eight million Americans who have some type of mobility impairment that necessitates the use of adaptive equipment such as a cane, crutches, walker, wheelchair, or scooter.


Register: Deaf / Hard of Hearing

Deafness or hearing loss is a full or partial decrease in the ability to detect or understand sounds, caused by a wide range of biological and environmental factors.


Register: Learning Disabilities

An individual who has difficulty processing written or spoken information such that it interferes with his or her ability to read, write, spell, listen, talk, or do math may be diagnosed with a specific learning disability.


Register: Visual Impairment

The terms partially sighted, low vision, legally blind, and totally blind are used in the educational context to describe people with visual impairments.


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