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Disability Resources

It is the goal of Disability Support Services to provide "reasonable accommodations" to qualified students to give equal opportunity to campus programs and services. The types of accommodations offered are determined by the Director of Disability Support Services and the student. Possible services may include:

Services for Students with Visual Impairments

  • Programs such as ZoomText Extra, JAWS, and the use of CCTV's are available
  • Three primary formats for adaptive material are available: E-Text, large print and Braille
  • Document conversion is available. Please remember the earlier the text is ordered, the better chance the text will be available when class begins
  • Possible orientation and mobility training from the Division of Rehabilitation Services to learn the layout of our campus

Accommodations for Students who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing

  • FM systems, interpreters or captionists are available. Students should make a request to the Director of Disability Support Services at least 4 weeks before classes begin
  • Notetakers are available to qualified students

Accommodations for Students with Learning Disabilities

  • Adaptive testing: e.g. extended time, readers, scribes, use of a computer for essay exams, use of calculator, use of a screen reader
  • Textbooks in an electronic text
  • The use of a laptop computer
  • Notetakers
  • Use Computerized Text Reader.

Services for Students with ADD/ADHD

  • Adaptive testing: e.g. extended time on exams
  • Reduced distraction room for testing
  • Use of a word processor
  • Notetaker

Services for Students with Mobility and Physical Impairments

  • Adaptive testing: e.g. extended time, and/or a scribe
  • Ergonomic accommodations
  • Notetaker
  • Use of tape recorder in class
  • The Division of Rehabilitation Services offers orientation and mobility training to assist students in learning the campus. Please contact the Director of Disability Support Services if you are interested in this service at (309) 268-8259.

Other Disabilities

In order to receive accommodations, students must provide current documentation of the disability* (available in PDF format, 17 KB, 2 pages) and indicate the functional limitations imposed by that disability.

*Note: You must download and install Adobe® Acrobat® Reader™ in order to view and print the disability intake form.