Areas of Study

Documentation of mobility or other physical disability should consist of a letter or report from a qualified health care professional (i.e. physician). The letter or report should include the following:

  • The type of disability.
  • A statement of the functional limitation(s) caused by the disability.
  • A description of the duration of functional limitation(s), such as any distance limitations.
  • Whether the condition is stable or progressive.
  • Whether the condition is temporary or permanent.
  • Information about current medication(s) used to treat the disability.
  • Possible side effects of any prescribed medication.
  • Suggested recommendations for effective and reasonable accommodations.

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Office for Students with Disabilities

JSAC 1225



(202) 448-7146

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