Accommodations for Students and Employees With Disabilities Can Take Many Forms

“We have a notion as to what ‘disability’ is and it’s typically a disability you can see,” Culley said. “The majority of students who are registered with our office have a hidden disability” 97 percent, in fact. “And ‘disability’ is a very broad term.” It may be an information processing disorder, involve sensory disability or stem from the effects of medication. It may be caused by a chronic illness, a psychiatric or learning disability or a traumatic brain injury.