What are some examples of accommodations that are not made or arranged by the Disability Services Office?

The ADA does not require colleges to provide personal assistants, individual personal tutors, or personal assistive technology. Accommodations are not made which would reduce academic expectations, alter the curriculum or which would eliminate essential components of any course.

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What are the rights of students with respect to student accommodations?

These rights would include: Equal access to the educational, services and programs Reasonable and effective accommodations according to the student’s disability Confidentiality Respectful and fair treatment

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What is the process for requesting/receiving accommodations?

Contact the Disability Services Office Submit current and appropriate documentation of disability which determines eligibility and supports request for accommodations. Meet with Disability Services staff to develop accommodations plan. • Meet with the DS Staff and sign the , each semester. Students are encouraged to deliver their Accommodation Forms during the first week of the […]

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What are some of my responsibilities?

Follow the steps to receive accommodations. Initiate all services and do so in a timely manner. Seek assistance when you experience problems with accommodation services.

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How does an instructor refer a student for accommodation services?

Encourage the student to contact a member of the Disability Services staff. You may want to contact the office yourself to follow up on your referral.

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