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A variety of orthopedic/mobility-related disabilities result from congenital conditions, accidents, or progressive neuromuscular diseases. These disabilities include conditions such as Spinal Cord Injury (Paraplegia or Quadriplegia), Cerebral Palsy, Spinal Bifida, Paralysis, Stroke, etc. Orthopedic disabilities also include Arm/Hand Disabilities.

Available Support

Some of the support available to students with orthopedic disabilities include:

  • Personal, academic and career track counseling
  • Program planning and advisement specific to a student's needs
  • Class scheduling to allow for extra mobility time
  • Note-takers
  • Computer software programs for self-editing, word prediction, and grammar/spell checks
  • Extended time for exams
  • Scribes during examinations
  • Accessible entrances/exits
  • Lightweight doors or automatic door openers
  • Accessible restrooms
  • Locker (lockers are assigned based on priorities)


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Room 1214B, East Building, 695 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065