Disability Support Services

LWTech is here to support your needs with disability accommodations. The transition to college can be especially challenging for adults with disabilities. The Disability Support Services (DSS) provides a wide variety of services to help your education from being hindered by physical, sensory or psychological barriers.

We are committed to respecting the privacy and dignity of all our students with disabilities and empowering you with the tools you need for academic and social success. Our services are free to students who qualify under the Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Amendments of 2008, and state of Washington Laws of 1994, Chapter 105. 

Some services offered to students registered through Disability Support Services are:

  • Priority Registration
  • Additional time on exams/quizzes
  • Proctored testing in reduced distraction areas
  • Readers and/or scribes
  • Note-taking services
  • Lumbar chairs
  • Sign Language interpreters
  • Digital recorders, Livescribe Pens and other assistive technology
  • Conversion of textbooks to E-text

Disability Support Services are UNABLE to offer the following services:

  • Tutoring/individual instruction (see the Supplemental Instruction, The Learning Lab and TRIO for this service)
  • Personal aides or attendants
  • Modified classwork
  • Diagnostic testing to determine disability
  • Transportation services

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