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independently while on leave. Again, protocols for
formalizing such arrangements will vary as will a faculty
member’s ability to support such a request.
A well-planned medical leave of absence can make a
significant difference in the life of a student. Faculty
members can support this process by learning more about
campus protocols and requirements and encouraging
students to make the best possible use of the time away
from campus.
Resources:
Waist-High in the World: A Life Among the Nondisabled
.
Mairs, Nancy. 1996.
Breathing Space
. Mitman, Gregg. 2007.
World’s Best Anatomical Chart: A Collection of 37 Medical
School Quality Human Anatomy Charts in a Handy Desk-Sized
Format
. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 2000.
THE STUDENT WHO ABUSES SUBSTANCES
Students who abuse alcohol or other drugs cause significant
problems for themselves and those around them. Alcohol is a
commonly used substance among college and university
students and accounts for many substance-related problems
on campuses.
Although use of prescription stimulants (such as Adderall or
Ritalin) is frequently written about in the popular press, this