The theme for National Disabilities Employment Month (NDEAM) 2021, “America’s Recovery: Powered by Inclusion,” reflects the importance of ensuring that people with disabilities have full access to employment and community involvement during the national recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Joel Dembe, TEDxMississauga
Judith Heumann, TEDxMidAtlantic
Disability Support Services works to ensure students who experience disability have an equal opportunity to participate in educational and co-curricular offerings. We do this by facilitating the Accommodation Process through an individualized, student-centered approach.
Lake Washington Institute of Technology is committed to providing full support services to all students with disabilities in compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Amendments of 2008, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and state of Washington Laws of 1994, Chapter 105.
The transition to college can be especially challenging for adults with disabilities. We are here to support you. 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 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.
If a disability impacts your ability to succeed in school, stop by the DSS office in West building, W207 or contact us by calling (425) 739-8300 or email the DSS office. Accommodations may take up to several weeks to arrange so scheduling an appointment as soon as possible is advised.
Take the steps to register with LWTech DSS. If you have any questions about this process or need assistance completing any of the steps, please call us at (425) 739-8300.
For accommodations, new students should fill out the DSS Accessible Learning Online Student Application.
All documentation must adhere to the Medical Documentation Guidelines. Documentation can be submitted via one of the steps below:
Call (425) 739-8300 to set up your first appointment.
Students must meet with a DSS staff member to review documentation requested accommodations.
Mon-Fri, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Mon-Fri, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Sat, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.