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Disability Documentation

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:

Acquired Brain Injury

Attention Deficit Disorder

Developmental Disability

General Disability
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.

Psychological Disability

Specific Learning Disability

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.