应用 for 学生残疾服务

To receive disability-related accommodations and services, please:

的 documentation submitted to our office should be comprehensive and current according to the 文档指南. 文档 should include the following:

  • 评估者的名字, address, telephone number(in the event our department needs to contact the evaluator), and professional credential relevant to the diagnosis(i.e. 医学博士,Ph值.D. LSSP等).
  • A clear diagnostic statement identifying the disability, including severity level.
  • A description of the diagnostic methodology used. Quality documentation includes a description of the diagnostic criteria, 评价方法, 程序, tests and dates of administration, 还有临床叙事, 观察, 具体的测试结果.
  • A description of the student's current functional limitations or symptoms as they are directly related to the diagnostic statement, and an explanation of why the student needs accommodations.
  • A description of the expected progression or stability of the disability.
  • A description of current and past accommodations, services and/or medications.
  • 如果提供, any recommendations for accommodations, 自适应设备, 辅助服务, compensatory strategies and/or collateral support services included must be supported by the documentation.
  • Depending on the nature of the disability, documentation may need to be current, within 1-5 years.
  • 的 documentation must be on letterhead, typed, dated and signed.

的 professional making the diagnosis of a disability should be an appropriately trained evaluator, 比如医生, 心理学家, psychiatrist or educational diagnostician. 例如, an audiologist would diagnose a hearing impairment; a psychiatrist, 心理学家 or clinical social worker would diagnose a psychological disability. 文档 from a family member or family friend is not acceptable.

学生残疾服务 provides 文档指南. If you have any questions about the documentation that is requested, please feel free to contact us at 903.886.5835.

We reserve the right to request additional information or evaluation. 然而, information regarding resources to use in obtaining an evaluation is available from our office.

We serve as the repository for medical documentation of disabilities. 文档 submitted to us is confidential and used solely for the purpose of assisting students in identifying and securing accommodations and services to support their full participation at A&移动商务.

Request Accommodation Letters

请求你的 住宿信 from 学生残疾服务 at the beginning of 每学期.

  • Accommodations are provided on an individual basis as needs arise.
  • Examples of accommodations include extended testing time, 口译员, 做笔记, 读者服务, 抄写员服务, audiobooks and other adaptive technology.
  • 学生残疾服务 also supports students with issues and situations related to advocacy, accessibility and on-campus housing.

学生残疾服务 is a resource for information, 包括但不限于, 辅导服务, study skills and time management, 社区资源, disability awareness and other university services.

任务

的 mission of 学生残疾服务 is to facilitate accessibility by providing services, accommodations and technology for A&移动商务 students with disabilities.

非典型大使


学生残疾服务 is entering its fourth year of a pilot project for students with Autism called the 非典型大使. 的 mission of the Atypical Ambassador project is to create an inclusive and welcoming environment at A&移动商务 for selected 非典型大使 where various campus stakeholders will provide mentorship, workshops and resources to improve outcomes for students with Autism and increase awareness regarding Autism within the A&移动商务社区.

For more information, contact 天堂邓恩 at (电子邮件保护).

可用的报告

学生残疾服务 offers several presentations designed to educate faculty and staff about disability-related topics. Our team will deliver the presentation in your office or department at a time that is convenient for you. Please select from the available presentations below and email 凯莉·威廉姆斯 安排.

Participants will learn about the appropriate language regarding individuals with disabilities.

Participants will gain an overview of the purpose of 学生残疾服务 and the services that are provided for students with disabilities at A&移动商务.

Participants will learn about various disabilities and how to appropriately interact with individuals with disabilities.

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非现场位置

If you have questions about testing accommodations at one of the off-site locations, contact the appropriate person from the list below.

常见问题

What are special housing accommodation requests that can be made?

Some special housing requests that can be made, based on 应用程序 and documentation submitted, include but are not limited to:

  • 轮椅无障碍室
  • 一楼的房间
  • Strobe light (for hearing-impaired students)
  • 盲文(房间号码)
  • 浴缸或滚筒式淋浴
  • Use of a service animal or emotional support animal
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Does the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) apply to higher education?

的 Individuals with Disabilities 教育 Act is a law administered by the Office of Special 教育项目 in the Office of Special 教育 and Rehabilitative 服务 in the U.S. 教育部. This law does not apply to higher education.

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How do I apply with 学生残疾服务?

请参阅 如何登记 请示.

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我没有文件. 我还能用SDS申请吗?

是的, a case manager will walk you through the process on how to obtain documentation.

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我是聋子. Can I receive CART or interpreting services?

是的, you can receive these services. 以避免服务延误, students should inform SDS of their interpreting or CART needs at least two weeks in advance.

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我如何参加SDS考试?

学生 must register five business days in advance to take exams/quizzes with SDS. 业务 days are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. 到5点.m. (假期除外).

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I am not receiving my accommodations. 我该怎么办??

Please contact SDS to speak with your case manager.

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What will be listed on my accommodation letter?

Your accommodation letter will list the accommodations that you receive. Your diagnosis will not be listed.

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How do I inform my professors of my accommodations?

学生 must request their accommodations EVERY semester. 请参考 怎样索取信件 请示.

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Does a student have to inform A&移动商务 that they have a disability?

A student with a disability does not have to disclose their disability to A&移动商务. Disclosure of a disability is voluntary. 然而, a student will not receive accommodations unless they disclose this information to the Office of 学生残疾服务.

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What is the impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act on Higher 教育 of 1990?

Americans with Disabilities Act on Higher 教育 of 1990 impacts the whole institution, including activities, facilities, programs and employment. 的 Americans with Disabilities Act requires higher education institutions to provide reasonable accommodations for students.

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Can parents speak with 学生残疾服务 regarding their child’s situation?

学生 may choose to have information about their case discussed with their parents by signing a FERPA release form directly from our office. 的 release cannot be a blanket release for the student’s entire college career.

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What is the difference between the responsibilities of high schools and higher education institutions?

的 responsibilities towards students with disabilities in institutions of higher education are very different from those of high schools. 要求高中学历, 在想法, to identify the educational needs of students with disabilities and provide free and appropriate education.

This responsibility is not required of higher education institutions. Higher education institutions are required to provide appropriate and reasonable academic accommodations to ensure that a student with a disability is not discriminated against. 的 student is responsible for disclosing his or her disability to the institution and seeking accommodations.

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Can a parent request accommodations for their child?

All requests for accommodations must come directly from the student.

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Can a student’s personal attendant live in the residence hall?

A student’s personal attendant may live in the residence hall provided that the personal attendant is a student at A&移动商务. 的 university does not provide a personal attendant but can assist the student in finding one. A student needing a personal attendant should discuss this with the Department of 学生残疾服务. SDS is not required to provide personal attendants.

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