UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO DENVER OFFICE OF DISABILITY RESOURCES & SERVICES. Staff : Lisa E. McGill, Director Contact Information : North Classroom Bldg, #2514 Phone: 303.556.3450 Fax:303.556.4771 TTY:303.556.4766. Individuals w/ Disabilities Education Act.
Lisa E. McGill, Director
A person who:
-has a physical or mental impairment which substantially limits a major life activity
-has a record of such an impairment
-is regarded as having such an impairment
Alternative Testing: extra time, reader, scribe, computer
Alternative Formats (text and exams):
Braille, enlarged, scanned
Interpreters, Real-Time Captioning, Assistive Listening Devices
Protect student’s right to privacy and confidentiality
Provide access to programs and services
Review & evaluate verifying documentation
Determine whether students are otherwise qualified
Inform students of their rights and responsibilities
Provide reasonable accommodations for eligible students
Mediate between faculty and student for disagreement of reasonable accommodations
Self identify to the designated office for disability services
Provide current documentation to disability services
Discuss accommodation needs with faculty
Arrange for personal services, i.e. attendants, tutoring, advising
A) Standard scores and percentiles provided for all normed measures.
B) Tests used should be reliable, valid and standardized for use with an adolescent/adult population.
C) Test findings should document both the nature and severity of the learning disability.
- Reason why accommodation is recommended; support with specific test results or clinical observations
-Students with Disabilities Preparing for Postsecondary Education: Know Your Rights and Responsibilities by U.S. DOE