Definition of a Disability
Section 504 defines a person with a disability as:
- Someone with a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities
- A person who has a record of the disability
- Someone who is regarded as having the disability.
Any physiological disorder or condition, cosmetic dis-figuration, or anatomical loss affecting one or more of the following body systems:
- Special Sense Organs
- Respiratory (including speech organs)
- Hemic and Lymphatic
- Skin and Endocrine
Any psychological neurological disorder such as organic brain syndrome, emotional or mental illness and specific learning disabilities.
Major Life Activity
Any function such as: caring for oneself, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning and working.
Baton Rouge Community College does not discriminate in its educational and employment
policies and procedures with regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.