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There are some excellent resources available to help college
faculty create a vet-friendly classroom or campus. For more
information, go to:
Kognito.com/products/campusvet
Wearevirginiaveterans.org (click on the “Vets on Campus
link”)
THE STUDENT WITH A DISABILITY
Federal and state law mandate that universities ensure that
students with disabilities have equal opportunity. Just as
important, universities must value their community of
persons with disabilities and their contributions to the
intellectual life of the campus.
The broad category of disability encompasses a wide range of
conditions including sensory, cognitive, physical,
psychological, and medical conditions. It is important to
recognize that every student with a disability will have a
different level of functioning even within the same disability
category. The ability to compensate for the disability will vary
from one student to another and in the same student during
his/her time at college.
Students who were disabled upon entering college should be
admitted using the same rigorous admissions standards as
their non-disabled peers. While at college, reasonable
accommodations must be provided to mitigate the