A variety of orthopedic/mobility-related disabilities result from congenital conditions, accidents, or progressive neuromuscular diseases. These disabilities include (but are not limited to) conditions such as cerebral palsy, orthopedic disabilities (such as arm/hand disabilities), paralysis, spinal bifida, spinal cord injury (paraplegia or quadriplegia) and stroke, etc.
Some of the support available to students with orthopedic disabilities include:
- Accessible entrances/exits
- Accessible restrooms
- Class scheduling to allow for extra mobility time
- Computer software programs for self-editing, word prediction, and grammar/spell checks
- Extended time for exams
- Locker (assigned based on priorities)
- Personal, academic and career track counseling
- Program planning and advisement specific to a student's needs
- Scribes during examinations
*PLEASE NOTE: Not all students will need all of the above services. Specific accommodations are based on the diagnostic information provided by each student and consultation with the Intake Counselor.