ARC Services

Admission Services:

  • Orientation
  • Registration assistance

Facilitation of Academic Accommodations:

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

Counseling Services:

  • Academic concerns
  • Disability issues
  • Career exploration

Interagency Communication, Resources, and Referral:

  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Department for the Blind
  • Mental Health Agencies
  • Hospital/rehabilitation services

Academic Support Services:

  • Adaptive equipment (located in the ARC and Writing Center)
  • Tape recorders, electronic spellcheckers, talking calculators, FM listening devices
  • Large equipment available on campus
  • Copier with enlarger function
  • Braille Writer
  • Kurzweil Reader Software
  • Computers equipped with print enlarger, speech synthesizer or adaptive keyboard
  • Auxiliary support personnel: Interpreters


Each faculty member is responsible for administering or making provisions for their students with disabilities to take class tests, quizzes, etc. 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

Contact the Access*Ability resource Center (ARC) to arrange an appointment to meet with the director of the ARC or a resource manager.

  • Call 502.213.2375 for this appointment.

Meeting with the Disability Resource Manager is the first step in the accommodation process.