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DSS Handbook

The outline below includes all of the sections of the DSS Handbook. Each section is downloadable in a PDF document (green link below). To download the entire handbook in PDF format, click here.

 

Table of Contents
Office Information
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Purpose of Guidelines and Procedures
Mission Statement
Federal Laws and Legal Precedents
Identification
Self-Disclosure
Confidentiality
Providing Documentation
Guidelines for Physical/Medical Disability
Guidelines for Psychological/Psychiatric Disability
Guidelines for Learning Disability
Guidelines for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Establishing Services
Letter of Verification to Faculty
Requesting and Receiving Accommodations
Academic Accommodations
Permission to record lecture or lab
Notetaker
Assignments and handouts in alternative format
Study guide or lecture outlines
Test-taking Accommodations
Extra time on exams
Quiet location
Readers for exams
Scribes for exams
Computer for exams
Exams in alternative format
Interpreter/Captioning Services
Assistive Listening Device
Absences/Incompletes/Retroactive Withdrawals
Relocation of classes
Books in Alternative Format
Books on Tape
Books in Braille
Electronic Books
Technology Accommodations
Priority Registration
Foreign Language Substitution
Overseas Programs
Other Accommodations and Services
Full-time status with a reduced course load
On-campus housing
Service Animals
Emergency Plan
Building Accessibility
Non-academic programs
Rights and Responsibilities Summarized
Student's Rights and Responsibilities
Faculty's Rights and Responsibilities
Institutional/Disability Support Services Responsibilities
Disability Discrimination Grievance Procedures for Students
Internal Grievance Procedures
External Grievance Procedures
Appendices
Intake Form
Accommodations Agreement
General Information Checklist
Requesting Accommodations Guidelines
Disability Verification Letter
Exam Accommodation Form
Foreign Language Substitution Form and Approved Classes
Important Contact Information for Students w/ Disabilities