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Accommodations And Services

The Office of Disability Services provides a variety of accommodations and services to students with disabilities to create equal access where barriers may exist due to the design of the course and a student’s disability. No matter the disability, no matter if it’s a disability a student has had for years, or just recently acquired, the office is here to work with you to develop an accommodation plan. Many of the accommodations and services are below, but it is not a complete list. The office will collaborate with you to determine the best accommodation to fit your course.
 

Classroom Accommodations

While the office gives consideration to all accommodations requested by the student, this does not imply that a particular accommodation must be granted if the accommodation is deemed not reasonable or other suitable accommodations are available. Some of the most commonly use classroom accommodations are listed below.

  • Extended time for completion of assignments turned in for grade at end of class
  • Assignment directions written down with due dates provided to student
  • Notetaker (copy of lecture notes)
  • Preferential classroom seating
  • Audio record lectures
  • Copy of smartboard notes and PowerPoint
  • Clear view for lip-reading
  • Visual material used in class described out loud
  • Physical assistance in labs
  • Wheelchair height tables and work stations
  • Brief unannounced breaks from class
  • All written materials/handouts used in class read out loud (or in digital format)
  • Use of computer to type written assignments (with spell check and grammar check)
  • Use of calculator for classroom assignments

Testing Accommodations

While the office gives consideration to all accommodations requested by the student, this does not imply that a particular accommodation must be granted if the accommodation is deemed not reasonable or other suitable accommodations are available. Some of the most commonly use testing accommodations are listed below.

  • Extended time for timed tests
  • Reduced-distraction testing environment
  • Noise cancellation headphones
  • Test reader software to listen to tests
  • Use of computer to type short answer and essay questions (with spell check and grammar check)
  • May answer on exam (no use of scantron forms)
  • Use of calculator for testing
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While the office gives consideration to all accommodations requested by the student, this does not imply that a particular accommodation must be granted if the accommodation is deemed not reasonable or other suitable accommodations are available. Some of the most commonly used housing and residence life accommodations are listed below.

  • ADA accessible residence hall rooms
  • Single residence hall rooms
  • Dining hall meal plan modifications
  • Service Animal assistance
  • Emotional Support Animal accommodation
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While the office gives consideration to all accommodations requested by the student, this does not imply that a particular accommodation must be granted if the accommodation is deemed not reasonable or other suitable accommodations are available. Some of the most commonly use program accommodations are listed below.

  • Testing Services Accommodations, such as Next Generation Accuplacer, CLEP, HESI A2/LPN, and ACT-On Campus exams.
  • First floor classroom assignments to allow physical access for students with disabilities.
  • Disability parking permits on campus to accommodate students with disabilities.
  • Course substitutions
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While the office gives consideration to all accommodations requested by the student, this does not imply that a particular accommodation must be granted if the accommodation is deemed not reasonable or other suitable accommodations are available. Some of the most commonly use alternative formats are listed below.

  • Digital format for classroom materials and testing to be used on the computer with reading software or magnification software.
  • Large print format for classroom handouts and testing.
  • Colored paper format for classroom handouts and testing.
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While the office gives consideration to all accommodations requested by the student, this does not imply that a particular accommodation must be granted if the accommodation is deemed not reasonable or other suitable accommodations are available. Some of the most commonly use auxiliary aids and services are listed below.

  • Sign language interpreters
  • Readers (someone to read materials out loud)
  • Scribes (someone to write down student’s response)
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While the office gives consideration to all accommodations requested by the student, this does not imply that a particular accommodation must be granted if the accommodation is deemed not reasonable or other suitable accommodations are available. Some of the most commonly use assistive technology are listed below.

  • Reading software and pens
  • Magnification software and devices
  • FM Systems for hearing amplification
  • Digital recorders
  • Calculators
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The office strives to connect students with campus resources such as the Advising & Learning Center, Counseling Services, Student Support Services, and Career Pathways and community resources such as Arkansas Rehabilitation Services, Division of Services for the Blind, and Spinal Cord Commission.

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The office supports students in facilitating accommodation meetings with faculty and staff across all campuses.

The office meets with students and their support people to review accommodations and services to aid students in making college decisions.

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The office strives to promote inclusive and accessible learning environments through speaking engagements at campus meetings, academic department meetings, and campus organization meetings.

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If you suspect that you may have a disability, but you are not sure, come talk with us. Many disabilities are not visible, and there are many students with hidden disabilities attending the college. In fact the vast majority of students using accommodations have disabilities such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, learning disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities – all non-visible disabilities. Statistically, students with disabilities is the largest identity group on college campus.


 

Disability Services Contact Information:

Tisha L. Marzewski, Coordinator of Disability Services

Phone: 501.882.8863

Email: tlmarzewski@asub.edu

 

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