Everybody is different. If you have physical or mental difficulties you are bound to encounter obstacles while studying or in partaking in an internship. In certain situations being creative and being persistent is necessary. In addition, you must be able to cope with your environment. This is definitely the case if you have a visible disability or when you are often absent due to your disability or chronic illness. Other students and the teachers may ask themselves the reason for this and if this will present problems. Sometimes others will find it difficult to interact with you. In some cases they would prefer not to have you in the group for a group assignment. This is due to a lack of understanding on their part or through their uncertainty on how they should react to/interact with a student with a disability.
It is important that fellow students are open and honest with the student with a disability. Keep in mind that a student with a disability requires persistence and organisational talent in order to study, and that there is nothing mentally wrong with this student. Some tips: