Eligibility for Disability Services

All FSU students with a documented disability are eligible for accessibility services. A disability is a condition of impairment, mental or physical, permanent, or temporary, which substantially limits one or more of a person's major life activities, such as education, employment, and/or recreation. The following is not an exhaustive list but provides many examples of conditions that would qualify a student for accessibility services.

  • Hearing Impairments
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Learning Disabilities (Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, Perceptual-Motor Impairments, Reading Disorders, Mathematics Disorders, Disorders of Written Expression, and Processing Disorders)
  • Physical Impairments, such as back injuries and Para/Quadriplegia
  • Mental Health Conditions
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Orthopedic Disorders
  • Visual Impairments (Low Vision, Blind)
  • Chronic Health Conditions (Diabetes, migraines, Crohn’s Disease)
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Temporary Impairments (broken limbs, concussions)