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Our services are for Deakin students who have a disability or health condition that is affecting their study.
You may be surprised at the range of people who access our services. Here are some examples:
Students who are full-time sole carers of someone with a disability may also be able to access some services.
The definition of 'disability' in the Disability Discrimination Act is very broad and includes disabilities that are physical, intellectual, psychiatric, sensory, neurological, and related to learning.
Medical conditions may include, among other things, epilepsy, asthma, diabetes, kidney disorders, cystic fibrosis, cancer, hepatitis, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), and HIV/AIDS.
These may be a long- or short-term situations, a single event or recurring.