Academic Services

Services Available

  • Personal mentor/academic advisor who works with students with disabilities
  • Taped, Braille, large print and electronic textbooks for students with visual impairments
  • Interpreters, Hearing Helper Personal FM System for students with hearing impairments
  • Alternative exam arrangements, including a private testing site and extended time
  • Liaison with state vocational rehabilitation agencies
  • Classroom and facility accommodations
  • Readers and note-takers
  • Audio recordings of class lectures
  • Tutors for individual courses and general study skills assistance
  • Supplemental Instruction for traditionally difficult courses

Support Software in the Learning Resource Center

  • Atlas Genie Pro - a color and text magnification system for text and computer screen reading 
  • Kurzweil 3000 scanning software with speech output   
  • Dragon Systems Naturally Speaking continuous speech recognition software
  • Inspiration software to strengthen critical thinking, comprehension and writing skills across the curriculum. Students can build graphic organizers to represent concepts and relationships and use the integrated outlining capability to further organize ideas for papers.
  • Draftbuilder software takes students through planning, note-taking, organizing, citing resources and preparing a rough draft in every genre and every curriculum area to assist with drafting and building papers.  
  • Hearing Helper Personal FM System – Wireless FM Listening System