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Students with temporarily disabling conditions that are a result of injuries, surgery or short-term medical conditions may need access to campus services and resources similar to individuals with permanent disabilities.
"Temporary" can range from a few weeks to a year or more, depending on the injury or condition, and the definition recognized by the college or university.
Examples of temporary disabilities may include, but are not limited to:
Common colds, flu without severe complications, bronchitis, minor sprains and other, less severe conditions or illnesses are not usually considered "temporary disabilities."
Just as in the case of permanent disabilities, accommodations are approved on a case-by-case basis, and are determined by identifying barriers in the environment.
Examples of accommodations for temporary physical injuries might include things like:
Accommodations for temporary illnesses, psychiatric conditions and similar situations might include these and others: