What are typical accommodations for students with mobility impairments?

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Although each situation is different and the student is the best source of information regarding useful accommodations, the following accommodations are typical for a student with a mobility impairment:

  • Note taker / lab assistant; group lab assignments
  • Classrooms, labs, and field trips in accessible locations
  • Adjustable tables; lab equipment located within reach
  • Class assignments made available in electronic format
  • Computer equipped with special input device (e.g., voice input, Morse code, alternative keyboard)

For more information about accommodations for students with mobility impairments, consult Working Together: Faculty and Students with Disabilities.