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Services for Students with Disabilities

Do I Qualify

Who may be eligible for SSD Services?

  • Students must first meet the acceptance criteria of Fresno State.
    • If completing another program on campus (i.e. Open University, Summer Arts, etc.) the student must meet the acceptance criteria of that program. 
  • Services for Students with Disabilities serves students with both permanent and temporary disabilities by providing access to educational programs and activities on campus.  
  • Students who used an IEP or 504 plan in high school may qualify. 
  • Students who used academic accommodations at a previous institution may qualify. 

 What is a disability?

The ADA defines a person with a disability as a person who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, a person who has a history or record of such an impairment, or a person who is perceived by others as having an impairment. 

SSD Serves students with a variety of disabilities. Some examples of disabilities are, but are not limited to:  

  • Physical Disabilities
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Psychological Disabilities
  • Developmental/Intellectual Disabilities
  • Brain Injury
  • Visual Impairments
  • Hearing Impairments
  • Chronic Health Impairments 
  • Temporary injuries, surgeries, etc. 

If you are concerned about something that is limiting your access to your education or if you have questions about if you may qualify, schedule an Informational Meeting with an Access Specialist today!