Flexibility with Exams and Due Dates (with Advance Notice)
Being flexible with the student about assignment due dates and exam times helps to reduce their anxiety, or allow them select times when they are the most alert, are undergoing treatment. It is the student's responsibility to engage with the faculty about these issues and provide documentation when requested.
Related Functional Characteristics
Susceptibility to Infection : Students may need flexibility about rescheduling exams and assignment due dates if the student must be absent to avoid infection or is out for a prolonged period of time as a result of illness.
Pain Management : Students coping with severe pain or pain medication side effects may need flexibility in adjusting assignment due dates or rescheduling exams.
Seizures : Seizures can result in unexpected absences. Due dates or exams may need to be adjusted or rescheduled if a student experiences a seizure, or is undergoing seizure treatment or recovery from seizures.
Bodily Function Control : Problems with bodily control can result in unexpected absences, making it necessary to reschedule exams or assignment due dates.
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