The Center for Disability & Access provides accommodations and services to students at the University of Utah whose condition significantly impacts their ability to function in the academic setting.
Any student who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities may qualify for services. Major life activities are defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act as caring for oneself, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning, working, sitting, standing, lifting, and mental and emotional processes such as thinking, concentrating, and interacting with others.
Examples of diagnosed conditions that may qualify include:
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Autism Spectrum Disorders including Asperger's Syndrome
- Blind or Visual Impairments
- Chronic Illness or Medical Conditions
- Deaf or Hard of Hearing
- Learning Disabilities
- Physical or Mobility Impairments
- Psychological or Psychiatric Disorders
- Traumatic Brain Injury
This list is not comprehensive and if you believe that you may have a condition which would qualify your for services, please contact our office to schedule an intake appointment.