What disabilities do you provide accommodations for?
The Office for Students with Disabilities provides accommodations for a variety of disabilities including, but not limited to:
- learning disabilities
- hearing loss
- vision loss
- physical disabilities
- psychological disabilities
- attention deficit disorders
- brain injuries
- autism spectrum disorders
- cognitive disabilities
- intellectual disabilities
- other health related disabilities
What kind of accommodations can you provide?
Accommodations are determined on an individual basis during conversations between the student and Coordinator of the Office for Students with Disabilities and a review of documentation.Examples of accommodations are
- Extra testing time and a quiet room
- Priority registration
- Assistive technology
- Adaptive equipment (chairs, desks, etc.)
What is the process to set up accommodations?
1.) Submit application for accommodations
2.) Submit recent documentation from a qualified professional
Recent documentation is considered when documentation was updated at 18 years of age or older or within the last 3 years and shows an adult level of functioning.
Documentation must include:
- How diagnosis constitutes a disability
- Impairment of major life activities
- Functional limitations
- Temporary or permanent disability
3.) Once documentation is reviewed by the Coordinator of the Office for Students with Disabilities, you will be contacted for an intake appointment
4.) You will leave the intake appointment with letters to provide your instructors of your approved accommodations for the semester*
*Note: You need to update your accommodation letter EVERY semester.