Mobility Impairments / Orthopedic
Definition The inability to move (or limited/restricted movement), or effective use of one or more body parts, due to paralysis, lost of limb(s) or arthritis, which may require the use of aids/appliances (wheelchairs, crutches, arm/hand splints) for independent movement in specific activities such as walking, climbing stairs, and arm/hand movement.
Documentation Guidelines A report from a medical doctor clearly stating the diagnosis of physical disability or systemic illness along with a statement of functional impact or limitation of the disability on learning or major life activity.
· Classroom furniture such as wheelchair-height workstations, aisle widths, etc to accommodate student's needs
· Note takers
· Tape Recorders
· Computers for exams
· Extended Test Time
· Computer Voice Recognition Programs