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Disabilities Caused by Medical Conditions

Disabilities Caused by Medical Conditions include internal disease that means functional problems in visceral organs or immune system, chronic illness (i.e., Diabetes Mellitus), Disabilities of physical or social functions caused by intractable diseases. These disabilities may decrease physical functions and ability to see or hear, cause symptoms of having depression, etc. Some people need to use wheelchairs. In other words, medical conditions consequently cause physical disabilities (visual impairments and disorders, hearing impairments and disorders and orthopedic and motor impairments) or psychiatric disorders. By acute disease. These disabilities are shown temporarily. However, because medical treatment is essential, it is case by case whether the case is a target of academic support. Medical treatments cause to decrease social functions. For example, if a person needs artificial hemodialysis for long hours because of low kidney function, they have a disability in social functions.    

The Office for Students with Disabilities has provided 'Note-taking Assistance,' 'Loan of FM systems,' Print Materials to Electronic Materials,' 'Convert Electric Materials to Accessible Format,' Arrangement for mobility in laboratory or rooms, Arrangement for setting resting rooms for students with disabilities caused by medical conditions. Nagoya University also introduces multipurpose toilets for ostomates.

  • The OSD in Nagoya University aims to insure that equal opportunities are provided to all students with disabilities and that they are as valued in their dignity and enjoy the same basic campus lives as the students without disabilities.
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    You are welcome to come and visit us if you have any problems with your disabilities.
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