The Office of AccessAbility Services (OAS) provides reasonable accommodations to students with temporary medical conditions such as injuries, illnesses, or complicated pregnancies, who may require temporary support. Documentation is required and reasonable accommodations are determined based on the nature and impact of the temporary condition on a case-by-case basis.
To qualify for temporary accommodations, a student must provide documentation of the temporary medical condition as determined by a physician or other health care provider. The follow documentation is required in order to determine appropriate temporary accommodations and services. The documentation is to be typed on letterhead with the physician’s signature and must include the following:
- A clear statement of the temporary medical condition, symptoms, and the expected length of the condition.
- Current impact the condition has on the student’s daily functioning and learning.
- The physician’s recommended accommodations.
- Some temporary medical conditions may require additional updated documentation in the future.