Disqualified due to developemental issues

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  1. reedsmith224

    reedsmith224 Member

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    hey all. I earned a 4 year AROTC earlier this year but i may get it revoked due to my minor aspergers, flat feet, and sleep problems.

    I informed dodmerb on the survey that i had sleep walked in the past 12 months and i guess thats a disqualifier? It only happened once and was extremely minor.


    I also have minor aspergers(lowest end of spectrum)which was never medicated and does not require any sort of medical or educational assistance.


    I also have flat feet which i dont need any sort of special treatment for. I used to wear insoles but those are no longer necessary.

    Is there any hope that I can still make it in? Very devastated right now.

    -Reed
     
  2. jl123

    jl123 Member

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    Sorry to hear about your dodmerb troubles. The only suggestion I have is to contact a dodmerb consultant. They should be able to quickly tell you whether or not they can help. Others have reported success going this route. Google dodmerb consultant for more info.

    Not sure if all of your conditions were diagnosed by your doctor, but one note about answering dodmerb questions - Do not self diagnose. Candidates are not medical professionals. If any condition has not been diagnosed by a medical professional and recorded in your medical file, it does not exist. Don't report it if it has not been confirmed by your doctor.
     
  3. reedsmith224

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    Alright. Thanks for the advice. All this stuff was diagnosed at 8th grade except the sleepwalking stuff which just randomly happened for the only time in my life.
     
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    Also, they seemed more concerned about my feet and motion sickness than anything else(I got seasick once). They didn’t ask anything about the Aspergers or request any extra info on that.
     
  5. AROTC-dad

    AROTC-dad Moderator

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    Were you medically diagnosed with all these issues? You should not write in self diagnosed problems on the questionnaire.
     
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