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FS 1999 Post-Secondary Education Chp. 240
240.114(5) Any student who, in the best professional opinion of the college, has a specific learning disability such that (s)he cannot demonstrate successful completion of one or more sections of the CLAST and is achieving at the college level in every area except that of the disability, and whose diagnosis indicates that further remediation will not succeed in overcoming the disability, may appeal through the appropriate dean to a committee appointed by the president or vice president for academic affairs for special consideration. The committee shall examine the evidence of the student's academic and medical records and may hear testimony relevant to the case. The committee shall grant a waiver for one or more sections of the CLAST based on the results of its review.

240.4041 State financial aid; students with a disability-Notwithstanding the provision of s240.404(1)(b)1.b. regarding the number of credits earned per term, or other financial aid eligibility requirements related to the number of required credits earned per term, a student with a documented disability, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, shall be eligible to be considered for state financial aid while attending an eligible postsecondary institution on a part-time basis. The State Board of Education shall establish the necessary criteria for documentation of the student's disability and the postsecondary institution shall make the determination as to whether or not the disability is such that part-time status is a necessary accommodations. For the purposes of this section, financial aid funds may be prorate based on the number of credit hours taken.

F.S. 1989 Post Secondary Education. Chp. 240
240.152 Impaired and learning disabled persons; admission to postsecondary institutions; substitute requirements; rules. Any person who is hearing impaired, visually impaired, dyslexic, or who has a specific learning disability shall be eligible for reasonable substitution for any requirement for admission to a state university, community college, or postsecondary vocational institution where documentation can be provided that the person's failure to meet the admission requirement is related to the disability. The State Board of Education, the Board of Regents, and the State Board of Community Colleges shall adopt rules to implement this section and shall develop substitute admission requirements where appropriate. History-s. 1, ch. 86-194

240.153 Impaired and learning disabled persons; graduation, study program admission, and upper division entry; substitute requirements; rules. Any student in a state university, community college, or postsecondary vocational institution who is hearing impaired, visually impaired, dyslexic, or who has a specific learning disability shall be eligible for reasonable substitution for any requirement for graduation, for admission into a program of study, or for entry into upper division where documentation can be provided that the person's failure to meet the requirement is related to the disability and where the failure to meet the graduation requirement or program admission requirement does not constitute a fundamental alteration in the nature of the program. The State Board of Education, the Board of Regents, and the State Board of Community Colleges shall adopt rules to implement this section and shall develop substitute requirements where appropriate. History-s. 2, Chp. 86-194.

Last Updated: 8/28/13