Examples of Accommodations

Reasonable accommodations are made to meet your specific needs.

Not all disabilities are listed. For details on what DSS can do for you, please request accommodations.

Students with Learning Disabilities

  • Testing assistance: separate area, extended time, reader
  • Textbooks/materials: audio, pdf
  • Notetaker

Additional resources may be available to students with intellectual disabilities through the Heartland Academy for Learning Opportunities (HALO) program.

Students with ADD/ADHD

  • Testing assistance: separate area, extended time, reader
  • Notetaker
  • Preferential seating

Students with Psychological Impairments

  • Flexibility with attendance
  • Notetaker (when absent)
  • Emergency Medical Occurrence information

Students with Visual Impairments

  • Testing assistance: separate area, extended time, reader, scribe
  • Software such as ZoomText, JAWS, and the use of CCTV's are available
  • Textbooks/materials: audio, pdf, large print, Braille

Students who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing

  • FM systems,
  • Interpreters or captionists
  • Notetaker

Students with Mobility and Physical Impairments

  • Testing assistance: separate area, extended time, scribe
  • Environmental accommodations
  • Notetaker

Contact Us

Disability Support Services

SCB, Room 1415
EmailDisabilitySupport@heartland.edu
Phone: 309-268-8259
Fax: 309-268-7877