Below is a list of disabilities that may qualify you for accommodations under the American Rehabilitation Act of 1973. A disability is an impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activity. If you have been previously diagnosed or are concerned that you may have an undiagnosed learning disability or other disability, please feel free to contact Nance Longworth at 704-894-2129.
Cognitive Impairment - Information processing or acquisition issues that are not limited to but may be associated with a specific learning disability, traumatic brain injury, attention deficit disorder, dyscalcula, aspergers or autism
Visual Impairment - Legally blind (low vision) to no light perception (totally blind): an inability to access printed information without the use of assistive technology or auxiliary aides.
Hearing Impairment - An inability to understand spoken language with or without an assistive listening device or the use of manual communication.
Physical/ Mobility Impairment - Limited, restricted or effective use of one or more body parts, due to paralysis, loss of limb(s), injury or arthritis, which may require the use of aids/appliances for independent movement in specific activities.
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) - An acquired injury to the brain that manifests limitation in any of the above categories as well as cognitive impairments.
Chronic Medical - A variety of medical conditions that may restrict a student's full participation in all activities of the college.
Psychological/Psychiatric - Conditions (other than learning disabilities, ADHD) having a diagnosis under DSM-IV-TR.
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