Disqualifier?

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  1. spartan

    spartan New Member

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    Is a learning disability such as dysgraphia or dyscalculia an automatic disqualifer for an athletic candidate into West Point?
     
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    MemberLG 5-Year Member

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    Depends, from the Army Regulation

    So, if you have good grades without academic and/or work accommodations you might get an waiver.
     
  3. mom3boys

    mom3boys 5-Year Member

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    In the school system, those are types of learning disabilities, not medical diagnosis (since they come from school psychologists, not doctors). If a student can function well without accommodations, then the "disability" does not impair the academic performance. If he/she requires an IEP or 504 plan, then that is an accommodation. The fact that the student may/may not be a recruited athlete has no bearing on the DoDMeRB clearance.
     

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