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Services for Students with Disabilities Presentaiton March 2012

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  • Discuss. Approx. 95% of SSD students have invisible DA. Visual and Hearing not always visible
  • SSD aca presentation 2012

    1. 1. Services for Students withDisabilitiesKelli Bradley, LMSWDisabilities Services CoordinatorSSB 4.206512-471-6259
    2. 2. What We Do Determine eligibility and implement academic accommodations for students with disabilities. Consult and educate faculty and staff regarding accommodations and working with students with disabilities. Reduce barriers on campus. Goal of accommodations is to provide equal access and opportunity, not guarantee success or provide an unfair advantage. Seek to “level the playing field” for students with disabilities.
    3. 3. Who We Serve Mobility Deaf and Hard of Hearing Blind or Visually Impaired Medical Temporary “Invisible” Disabilities  Traumatic Brain Injury  Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder  Learning Disabilities  Psychological Disorders
    4. 4. Who We Are: Services for Students withDirector Disabilities Stephani Wolfe, LCSW ATEC and Testing Coordinator  Craig HighAssistant Director for Deaf /Hard of HearingServices Assistive Technology Lab Manager Lauren Kinast, M.A.  Sabaa KashmiriDisabilities Services Coordinator Administrative Associate Emily Shryock  Dora VillanuevaDisabilities Services Coordinator Administrative Assistant Justin Rogers, M.Ed  Heather KaplanDisabilities Services Coordinator Kelli Bradley, LMSW
    5. 5. Accommodation ExamplesStudent and Faculty Student and SSD Accommodations Accommodations  Extended Time  Books in Alternative Texts /  Reduced Distraction ATEC Environment  JAWS: screen reading software  Copy of Class Notes  Kurzweil 3000: scan  Permission to Audio Tape and read systems Lectures  Dragon Naturally  Preferential Seating Speaking  Brailing Text  Computer-Based Testing  Scribe or Reader for Exams  Reduced Course Load  Priority Registration
    6. 6. Disability Profile As of the Spring 2011semester, 1687 students were registered with SSD. Trends  Increase in psychological disorders  Increase in complexity of student-multiple diagnoses
    7. 7. Disability Statistics at UT
    8. 8. Resources Undergraduate Writing Center (UWC): 471-6222 Sanger Learning and Career Center: (512) 471-1217 Counseling and Mental Health Center (CMHC): 471-3515 University Health Services (UHS): 475-8252 Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS): 1-800-628-5115 LearningAlly.org (formerly Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic)
    9. 9. Questions?

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