The focus of the process is on the functional impact of the disability on the educational process rather than the disability label. To qualify for an accommodation, the disability must significantly interfere with the student’s participation, communication or ability to participate in course assessment, e.g. tests, projects. For example, a student with hand mobility problems may need assistance with note taking and written tests, but not with oral presentations.
If a student with a disability feels he/she may need special accommodations, the student should register with the Disability Services Office (DSO). To register with our office to receive accommodations the student must:
And finally, if you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact the DSO at (563) 387-1270.