Types of Disabilities

The word disability can have many definitions. For the purpose of this office, the general definition of a disability is any health, body, or brain issue that substantially challenges the ability to pursue a college education. Thus, some people may think that certain issues are not a disability, when actually they really are. So examples of issues that could be considered a disability are:

  • A serious anxiety issue
  • Depression
  • ADHD
  • Crohn's Disease
  • A severe skin issue
  • A severe breathing issue
  • Cancer
  • A concussion

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