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Types of Disabilities

Acquired Brain Injury

Students with acquired brain injuries must provide LEC personnel with documentation of the injury from a professional in education, medicine, or psychology, and the most recent neuropsychological evaluation. Past educational records are also recommended.

Possible accommodations depending on need:

Learning Disability

Students with learning disabilities must provide LEC personnel with a copy of their psychoeducational evaluation performed within three years of the date of application for academic accommodations. If previously identified as learning disabled, include past educational records such as an individual education plan and other records specific to the disability if available. Documentation requirements are specifically detailed on a separate sheet available through the LEC.

Possible accommodations depending on need:

Hearing Impairment

Hearing impaired students must provide LEC personnel with documentation concerning the nature of the hearing impairment from an audiologist, otologist, or other professional. Documentation is also required if the disability involves oral language or processing difficulties.

Possible accommodations depending on need:

Visual Impairment

Visually impaired students must provide LEC personnel with documentation of the visual impairment from an ophthalmologist or optometrist if the disability is not observable.

Possible accommodations depending on need:

Mobility or Orthopedic Impairment or Other Health Impairment

Physically impaired students must provide LEC personnel with documentation of the physical impairment from a medical professional if the disability is not observable.

Possible accommodations depending on need: