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Potential Accommodations

Exam Accommodations:

  1. Extended test time and Distraction reduced environment
  2. Reader
  3. Scribe

Note Taking Assistance:
There are several possible sources of class notes:

  1. The teacher may have printed lecture notes that can be photocopied.
  2. The student or the instructor may ask for a volunteer in the class to share notes with you..
  3. You may wish to record the class

Interpreters and Captioning:

If students require classroom sign language or captioning services, they should discuss specific needs with DSS at least 30 days before the start of the semester. Students can also request interpreters for other college activities, such as tutoring, meetings with teachers or counselors/advisors and special programs.  You may be asked to provide updated information from your doctor or audiologist.  You may download the Disability Verification for Deaf/Hard of Hearing form.

Enlarged Print Materials – Includes handouts, tests, and other classroom materials

Alternate Format for Textbooks – CD, PDF, EPUB format

CCTV – Portable CCTV’s that can be used to magnify handouts, whiteboard, and textbooks used in the classroom environment 

Dragon Dictate – A program that converts voice to text

iPad – Used for its accessibility features

JAWS – Screen reader

Key to Access, Read and Write Gold, and Premier to Go – text reading software programs

Kurzweil 3000 –Text reader used predominately for testing

Zoomtext – Text reader and magnifier