Most authorized accommodations

  • Testing: extended time, small group or private room, technology for reading

  • Notetaking: informal written account of course information by a classmate

  • Recording of lectures: audio account of lecture by the student

  • Alternative Format: Braille, Large Print, e-text. Word

  • Preferential seating: a reserved seat in a specialized area of the classroom

Notetaking

What is it?

  • A peer who is enrolled in the class; Excellent attendance, arriving on time, not leaving early

  • Emphasis on legibility, completeness, and accuracy

  • $25.00 per semester hour for this service

  • Collecting the notes is between the student and notetaker

Who would use it?

  • Disabilities related to the mechanics of writing

  • Deaf/hard of hearing students who need to to watch the interpreter

  • Focusing and attention related disabilities (ADD/ADHD)

Recording of Lectures

What is it?

  • Permission to record the class lecture

  • Students sign a Digital Recording contract

Who would use it?

  • Disabilities related to the mechanics of writing

  • Focusing and attention related disabilities (ADD/ADHD)

Preferential Seating

Perferred Seating

What is it?

  • Up front, in back, or close to an exit depending on the needs of the student

  • A special chair (padded, back support, wheels, arm rests) or desk/table

Who would use it?

  • Disabilities related to attention and focusing

  • Blind and visually impaired

  • Deaf and hard of hearing

  • Disabilities related to anxiety

  • Pain management disorders

  • Medical related disabilities

  • Physically disabled students

Large Print

What is it?

  • Increased font size for print materials

  • Includes: syllabus, handouts, additional readings, quizzes, tests, and any other in class print-based materials

Who would use it?

  • Students with visual impairments

  • Students with attentional disorders