Who is Considered a Qualified Student with a Disability?
In order to quality for accommodations at Texas State, a student must provide documentation of disability to the Office of Disability Services (ODS) prior to, or at the time services are requested. Services are provided for students from a variety of disability backgrounds including, but not limited to the following:
Blindness and visual impairment, Cerebral palsy, chronic or intermittent conditions including cancer and heart condition, Deaf or hard of hearing, Epilepsy and seizure disorder, HIV/AIDS, Multiple Sclerosis, physical or mobility impairment.
What if I Suspect I have a Disability?
As of Spring 2012, ODS staff is no longer screening students for indicators of a learning or other disability.
What if I have a Temporary Disability?
The ODS and university offers limited services for a student with a temporary disability. Examples of temporary disabilities address by these guidelines include broken arms, broken legs, hand injuries, torn ligaments, etc.