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Mobility Disorders

Mobility impairments refer to conditions that limit a person's coordination or ability to move. Some mobility impairments are congenital while others are the result of illness or physical injury. The functional abilities and limitations resulting from the impairment will vary from individual to individual.

Specific documentation requirements for mobility disorders include the following:

General documentation guidelines listed in Section 3.0.

Documentation should reflect data collected within three years of the request for services unless the condition is of a permanent and non-varying nature. However, if additional accommodations are requested due to changes in functional limitations, updated documentation may be requested.

A diagnosis consistent with the most recent DSM/ICD, if appropriate.

Description of the history, current symptoms, and severity of the disorder.

Description of the expected progression or stability of the disorder.

Description of the current functional limitations impacting the student in the academic setting.