The Office of Disability Services (ODS) is where students with documented disabilities can request accommodations provided under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, which enable equal access to College programs and activities.
To establish eligibility for services, the Office of Disability Services requires documentation that both verifies the existence of a disability and provides a rationale for accommodations. More about How Do I Qualify?
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A button adapter built by ODS to assist a student with wheel-button heavy, computer aided drafting software.
Assistive technology (AT) is any tool that helps students with disabilities do things more quickly, easily or independently. It can be elaborate and expensive or simple and low-cost.
Professor Karen Cangialosi, Biology, is successfully using assistive technology in the classroom by using an iPhone to help student’s see what’s under the microscope.