Jim Gamma wrote:
"Because you need it." <- the explanation given to me when I used to ask why I had to have extra time on exams at primary school or use a laptop to type instead of writing, etc. (It turned out to be because I have crap eyesight. I only discovered the full reason for this when I had to sign a form saying I had the syndrome that causes my multisensory impairment at age 18, and hadn't even heard of it...)
Wow...that's pretty bad for your parents not to inform you at a proper
age (much younger than 18, for sure!) and let you be a real partner in your own accommodations!