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Disability Services

Welcome to ASU-Beebe! Thank you for your interest in the Office of Disability Services. Our office serves to work with students, faculty, staff, and community to make all parts of the university accessible to everyone. The office of disability believes a disability is just one part of the diverse world we live in and strives to promote and enhance full access for all individuals with disabilities at the university.

If you do not find the information you seek on our webpages, please contact the Coordinator of Disability Services.

Coordinator of Disability Services
Tisha L. Marzewski
501.882.8863 Phone
tlmarzewski@asub.edu

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The Office of Disability Services Location:

The Office of Disability Services is located in the Dr. Eugene McKay Student Center, Suite 202 on the Beebe campus.

Liaison counselors for the Office of Disability Services are located within the Student Services area on the Heber Springs campus and the Searcy campus and at the main office at the LRAFB.

Heber Springs Campus Disability Services Liaison Counselor
Denise Schueren
Student Services Building, Advising & Learning Center
501.362.1273 Phone

Searcy Campus Disability Services Liaison Counselor
Cheryl Cherry
Main Building, Advising & Learning Center
501.207.6252 Phone

LRAFB Campus
University Center
Suite 115
501.882.4581

 

Disability Services Student Handbook

The handbook providing full information for a student receiving services through the Office of Disability Services can be found by clicking here: [Accommodations Student Handbook]. The handbook will open in a new web browser window as a pdf document. Please contact the Coordinator of Disability Services if you need the handbook in a different format.

 

ACCOMMODATION CHECKLISTS

NEW STUDENT CHECKLIST

A new student to accommodations is a student who has never been approved for accommodations at ASU-Beebe. It does not matter if students are in their first semester or last semester, they will still be considered a new student to accommodations when they request accommodations for the first time at the college. Students attending any of the campuses of the college (Beebe, Heber Springs, Searcy, LRAFB) enrolled in any course format (face to face, online, zoom, internet assisted, hybrid) will follow the steps below to request accommodations for the first time.

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STEP 1: Request for Accommodations

Complete and turn in the Request for Accommodations Form to Office of Disability Services.

Request for Accommodations Form is available online and is completed and submitted online. Link to the Request for Accommodations Form A paper copy can be requested from the office, if needed.

STEP 2: Disability Document(s)

Student provides documentation information of his/her disability. Documentation should be emailed to the office or may be dropped off in person to one of the office locations. Documentation might be a letter from doctor or therapist, testing report from specialist, IEP/504 Plan from high school, or other disability type document.

STEP 3: Accommodation Review

Student meets with Office of Disability Services and develops the Accommodation Notice for the semester. Appointments are available in a telephone, video conferencing, and in person setting.

STEP 4: Notify Instructors of the Accommodations

Accommodations start at the point of notification to instructors. Instructors are notified of student's accommodations via the Accommodation Notice. Student should have class schedule in order to know which instructors need Accommodation Notices.

The Office of Disability Services emails the Accommodation Notice to the instructor and carbon copies to student for online courses, zoom courses, and hybrid courses. The student will receive paper copy of Accommodation Notice to deliver to instructor for face to face campus courses.

STEP 5: Arrange Details of the Accommodations

Student works out details of each accommodation with each instructor to confirm all arrangements are in place for the semester for all courses. The Office of Disability Services is available to assist as requested.

 

 CONTINUING STUDENT CHECKLIST

Students who have been approved for accommodations by the Office of Disability Services in the last five years will be considered a Continuing Student. Even if students have not used approved accommodations in the last year, they will be considered a Continuing Student as long as it has not been more than five years since accommodations were active since the office will still have students’ accommodation records on file. Students attending any of the campuses of the college (Beebe, Heber Springs, Searcy, LRAFB) enrolled in any course format (face to face, online, zoom, internet assisted, hybrid) will follow the steps below to request to continue accommodations.

STEP 1: Complete the Request to Continue Accommodations Form.

Complete and turn in the Request to Continue Accommodations Form to Office of Disability Services. The Request to Continue Accommodations Form is available online and is completed and submitted online. Link to the Request to Continue Accommodations Form A paper copy can be requested from the office, if needed.

STEP 2: Accommodation Notices are Prepared

Accommodation Notices are prepared for students who have turned in their requests.

Requests received prior to beginning of the semester start date, the Office of Disability Services will have Accommodation Notices ready on the first day of the semester.

Requests received after the beginning of the semester, the Office of Disability Services will have Accommodation Notices ready within 48 hours.

Accommodations start at the point of notification to instructors, thus the earlier students complete steps 1 & 2, the earlier the accommodations can start.

STEP 3: Notify Instructors of Accommodations

According to the timeline described above, The Office of Disability Services emails the Accommodation Notice to the instructor and carbon copies to student for online courses, zoom courses, and hybrid courses. The student will receive paper copy of Accommodation Notice to deliver to instructor for face to face campus courses.

STEP 4: Arrange Details of the Accommodations

Student works out details of each accommodation with each instructor to confirm all arrangements are in place for the semester.  The Office of Disability Services is available to assist as requested.

STEP 5: Maintain contact with the Office of Disability Services

Be sure to let the office know if there are any issues with a class or the use of accommodations as they arise. Do not wait until the end of the semester.

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