Wednesday, September 04, 2013

The Room Needs to Be Hotter, Yes, But Colder as Well

I just received an email telling me that, in reference to student X, I should:

1) Keep his/her disability completely confidential.

2) Allow him/her to be accompanied to class by a personal note taker.

I'm sorry, but I think most students will notice number two going on, which will kind of obviate the need for me paying attention to number one.

3 comments:

  1. There is a difference between keeping the fact that the student has a disability secret and keeping the specific disability a secret.

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    1. That's true. I will tell the students, "X obviously has a disability. But it is so terrible we mustn't mention what it is."

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  2. His name doesn't happen to be Thornton Mellon, does it?

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