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  • Disability Resources
  • Types of Accommodations

    The Disability Resources staff will determine the appropriate accommodations for each student based on documentation of disability.

    Classroom Accommodations

    Classroom notes:

    • Audio recorded class lectures: student then transcribes notes for him/herself
    • Volunteer Note Taker (via 20/20 pen, large lined note paper or NCR paper)
    • Notes/handouts transcribed in Braille


    Alternate Text Formats:

    • Books available in Word or PDF with text to speech options emailed or loaded on student's MP3 Player
    • Braille text with embossed/tactile images
    • Magnifier for reading text
    • Enlarged handouts or tests


    Accommodations for taking tests:

    • Test is read aloud using various technology¬†
    • Test is enlarged
    • Test is Braille
    • Test is on audio CD
    • Test is taken with extended time limit
    • Test is given in a distraction reduced environment
    • Test answers are written by a scribe (student dictates what is to be written)


    Service Providers:

    • Sign Language Interpreter
    • Classroom Aide
    • Volunteer Note Taker
    • Reader and/or Scribe


    Ergonomic Needs:

    • Ergonomic keyboards
    • Ergonomic chairs
    • Ergonomic wrist pads
    • Ergonomic mice

    Please note: Tutoring is not recognized by the ADA as an accommodation, but ALL students can receive tutorial assistance through the Learning Center.