Students with disabilities may use a variety of accommodation services that are intended to improve their performance in either a traditional classroom setting or an online setting.
Accommodations offered include:
- Testing Assistance
- Extended time
- Minimum distraction location
- Reader, Scribe, or Recording
- Large Print
- Classroom Note-takers
- Alternate Book Formats
- Online Learning
- Equipment Loan
- Assistive Technology
- Natural Reader or Kurzweil
- Dragon Naturally Speaking
- and more
- Sign Language Interpreter
How do I obtain these disability services?
Students must request services in a timely manner, by contacting our office. You will need to provide information which documents the disability. Information disclosed about one’s disability will remain confidential. Services are free.
Discover more information for students regarding disability services, as well as student rights and responsibilities, by viewing Black Hawk College’s Disability Student Handbook here.
This is a tool that is free to Black Hawk College students and employees. This tool can help strengthen your reading and writing skills.
Read & Write Gold – or RWG – will increase your reading speed and comprehension and improve your research, writing, study and test-taking skills. It has a built-in dictionary, thesaurus and spell-checker. It also has tutorials to explain how it works and how to use it.
RWG is free and can be downloaded onto your laptop, home computer or tablet. There is an icon for PC and MC. Log into your MyBlackHawk account and access the links under the Student tab.
Last updated 03/24/2017