Responsibilities

Student Responsibilites

  • Student must first register with Disability Support Services Office (DSS), in West Building, W207, per LWTech campus policy and procedure

  • The student must sign and date the Authorization of Instructional Adjustments for Students with Disabilities form

  • The student must meet with the instructor and notify the instructor that he or she wants to utilize all or part of the listed adjustments

  • If a student notifies the instructor that he or she does not want to use the listed adjustments, the student must check the box that indicates this on the letter, sign and date the form and return the form to the instructor

  • Student must meet all academic standards set by program and college

Instructor Responsibilites

  • After the student-initiated meeting, the instructor must sign and date the Authorization of Instructional Adjustments for Students with Disabilities form and return the letter to the DSS office

  • The instructor should not provide any adjustments other than those listed on this letter unless it is an adjustment that is offered to any and all students in the class

  • Instructors should refer students requesting additional adjustments back to the DSS office, West Building, W207

  • The instructor should refer any student from whom the instructor has not received an Authorization Letter form but who is requesting adjustments to the DSS office, West Building, W207

  • The instructor may choose to have extended time and or non-distracting environement exams adminstered by the DSS office. The instructor must provide DSS with date & time, copy of the exam, exam instructions and directions for returning the exam 48 hours prior to the exam time

  • Instructors proctoring their own extended time exams must provide all the listed adjustments that relate to the taking of exams

Disability Support Services (DSS) Responsibilities

  • The DSS staff reviews written documentation of disability and establishes academic adjustments under the rules and regulations of both federal and state disability law

  • The DSS staff is available to help both students and instructors implement the listed instructional adjustments

  • The DSS staff provides adjustments that are not part of the instructional aspect of classes

  • The DSS staff will respond to questions, concerns and suggestions of both students and instructors