Physical Impairments Documentation Guidelines

Documentation of mobility impairment should consist of a letter or report from a qualified health care professional (i.e. physician). The letter or report should include the following:

  • The type of disability.
  • A statement of the functional limitation(s) caused by the disability.
  • A description of the duration of functional limitation(s), such as any distance limitations.
  • Whether the condition is stable or progressive.
  • Whether the condition is temporary or permanent.
  • Information about current medication(s) used to treat the disability.
  • Possible side effects of any prescribed medication.
  • Suggested recommendations for effective and reasonable accommodations.