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
Mental Health Conditions
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).