In the classroom or lab, educators must be able to talk about the material, give instructions, and engage students in discussion. Outside of the classroom, educators must be able to communicate to students and colleagues both face-to-face and from a distance (e.g., email, phone).
For a person with a motor impairment, communicating with others is not a major barrier. The main challenges involves physically getting into and around the classroom or lab to talk to students (lower extremity), and possibly using a phone (upper extremity).
Accommodation options may include:
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