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ARC Services

Services offered by the Accessibility Resources Office

Answering Questions Related to:

  • Orientation
  • Registration
  • Academic concerns
  • Disability issues
  • Career exploration

Facilitation of Academic Accommodations:

  • Disability documentation validation
  • Liaison with instructors
  • Classroom accessibility
  • Program accessibility

Interagency Communication, Resources, and Referral:

  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Mental Health Agencies
  • Hospital/rehabilitation services

Academic Support Services:

  • Adaptive equipment (located in the ARC and Learning Resource Center)
  • Tape recorders, electronic spellcheckers, talking calculators, FM listening devices
  • Large equipment available on campus
  • Copier with enlarger function
  • Braille Embosser
  • Assistive technology software including Kurzweil Reader, Zoomtext, and JAWS Software
  • Computers equipped with print enlarger, speech synthesizer or adaptive keyboard
  • Auxiliary support personnel: American Sign Language Interpreters

Testing:

  • Each faculty member is responsible for administering or making provisions for their students with disabilities to take class tests, quizzes, and to provide other classroom accommodations.
  • When the ARC must be involved, the following can be provided:
    • Assistive technology
    • Readers/Scribes
    • Monitoring of tests

Consultation and Training for Faculty and Staff:

  • Professional development
  • Individual student consultation
  • Resource for federal legislation

Arrange an appointment to meet with a resource manager to discuss accommodations. Meeting with the Disability Resource Manager is the first step in the accommodation process. 

Please complete and submit the ARC Request for Services Form to set a meeting with a Disability Resource Manager.