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Disability Resources & Services

In-Class Accommodations

What is it?

Common in-class accommodation services available to students.
  • Notetaking: informal written account of course information by a classmate
  • Recording of lectures: audio account of lecture and group work by the student
  • Preferential seating: a reserved seat in a specialized area of a classroom
  • Large print: magnification of standard font sizes, graphics, or photos 
       Notetaking

       What is it?
    • Emphasis on legibility, completeness, and accuracy
    • Excellent attendance, arriving on time, not leaving early

    • The notetaker is paid $25.00 per semester hour for this service
    • Special notetaking paper and copies are available through DRS office
    • Collecting the notes is between the student and the notetaker
       Who would use it?

       Recording of Lectures

       What is it?

    • Permission to record the class lecture, meetings or group work
    • Recording are not to be shared with other students

        Who would use it?

      Preferential Seating

        What is it?
    • Up front, in back, or close to an exit depending on the needs of the student
    • A special chair (padded, back support, wheels, arm rests) or desk/table
        Who would use it?
    • Disabilities related to attention and focusing benefit from sitting up front
    • Blind and visually impaired benefit from sitting up front
    • Deaf and hard of hearing benefit from sitting up front
    • Disabilities related to anxiety benefit from sitting in the back
    • Pain management disorders benefit from sitting/standing in the back
    • Medical related disabilities benefit from special chairs
    • Physically disabled students benefit from adjustable desks/tables

       Large Print

         What is it?

  • Includes: syllabus, handouts, additional readings, quizzes, tests and any other in class print-based materials
  • Instructor Notification Form (INF) provides enlargement size 

        Who would use it?