Accommodating dentist physical disability
To learn about assistance for students with short-term injuries or conditions that affect their ability to take the SAT, an SAT Subject Test, or an AP Exam, see Temporary Medical Conditions.
Documentation should state the specific physical or medical disability as diagnosed and provide a detailed description of the student’s condition.
The diagnosis should be made by someone with appropriate professional credentials, should be specific and, when appropriate, should relate the disability to professional standards.
Because disabilities change over time, documentation must be up to date.
See Accommodation Documentation Guidelines for documentation requirements specific to extended time, computer use, and other typical accommodations.
Establish the evaluator’s professional credentials. For physical and medical disabilities, documentation should generally be provided by a medical doctor who specializes in the diagnosed disability.
People with disabilities make valuable contributions at work -- if they are given the opportunity to do so.
In the past two decades, the federal government and many state governments have passed laws that give people with disabilities this opportunity.
Alcohol and drug use pose special problems under the ADA.This includes permission to eat food, take medication, test blood sugar, and use medical equipment during the test.Most students without a diagnosed disability are ineligible for accommodations through SSD.Documentation should describe the comprehensive testing and techniques used to arrive at the diagnosis.Specific requirements vary depending on the student’s diagnosis, but all documentation should include the following: Most accommodation requests for a physical or medical disability are reviewed by doctors.