Eligibility for SAS Services

Student Accessibility Services HOURS and Location

Monday – Friday:
8:00-4:00 (hours may vary through June-July)

Scheduled Summer 2021 Services Closures: July 5 (Independence Day – observed)

Location: SAS Main Office (D117)

Students enrolled at College of Alameda who have a documented permanent or temporary disability* may be eligible for SAS services.

Disabilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Acquired Brain Injury

    • Attention Deficit Disorder

    • Autism Spectrum Disorder

    • Blindness and Partial or Low Vision

    • Chronic Health Conditions

    • Deafness and Hearing Loss

    • Intellectual Disability

    • Learning Disability

    • Mental Health Conditions

    • Mobility Impairment

    • Speech Disability

The ADA considers the following as disabilities only under certain conditions:

    • Pregnancy (only when it fits the definition of a disability)

    • Obesity (when there are resulting functional limitations)

    • Substance Abuse (only when in recovery)

*A disability is a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, including but not limited to: caring for oneself, performing manual tasks, seeing, hearing, eating, sleeping, walking, standing, lifting, bending, speaking, breathing, learning, reading, concentrating, thinking, communicating and working. (Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment, 2009).

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