Perimeter College FAQs
- has a physical or mental impairment which substantially limits one or more of such person's major life activities;
- has a record of such impairment or
- is regarded as having such impairment.
To assist Disability Services with the process of determining whether or not a student qualifies for disability services, students need to provide documentation of a physical or mental impairment that substantially restricts his or her ability to perform a major life function. If a student does not have a physical or mental impairment or has a physical or mental impairment that does not substantially limit a major life activity, the person is not entitled to protection under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The determination of whether an individual has a disability under ADA is not based upon the name or diagnosis of the impairment, but rather upon the impact of that impairment on the life of the individual.