In order to receive accommodations, students must contact Student Disability Services (3015 Burge Hall, 335-1462) and obtain a Student Academic Accommodation Request form (SAAR).This form will specify what course accommodations are judged reasonable for that student.You can download a guide to accessing disability support from the DAS website: ac.uk/students/welfare/disability.
An instructor who cannot provide the accommodations specified, or who has concerns about the accommodations, must contact the Student Disability Services counselor who signed the request form within 48 hours of receiving the form from the student.
On your syllabus, clearly detail course requirements and academic standards including your grading rubric and attendance policy.
Accommodations are provided in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Accommodations are supports and services provided on college campuses so qualified students with disabilities have equal access and opportunity to benefit from classes, programs and activities.
See also: The University's Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity and their publication, "Assisting Students with Disabilities: A Guide for Instructors." A student with a disability is responsible for requesting accommodations.
It is crucial that instructors help students preserve their privacy and maintain the confidentiality of student records, including records of disability accommodation.The Gateway and Ghassan Shakar Buildings have en-suite bedrooms that have been adapted to be suitable for wheelchair users, and some of the ground floor bedrooms in other accommodation buildings may also be suitable.Students with a disability or health condition that impacts on their living needs are guaranteed a room in College accommodation.Academic accommodations must be authorized by a specific office on campus — generally known as the disability support services office — and are determined on an individual basis.Here’s a partial list of common accommodations at the college level: Review the attached diagram that highlights the roles and responsibilities of students, faculty and the disability support services office in the accommodation process.If you are eligible, they will give you an accommodation letter which you should bring to me as soon as possible.” 2.