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SSD aca presentation 2012

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SSD aca presentation 2012

  1. 1. Services for Students with Disabilities Kelli Bradley, LMSW Disabilities Services Coordinator SSB 4.206 512-471-6259
  2. 2. What We Do  Determine eligibility and implement academic accommodations for students with disabilities.  Consult and educate faculty and staff regarding accommodations and working with students with disabilities.  Reduce barriers on campus.  Goal of accommodations is to provide equal access and opportunity, not guarantee success or provide an unfair advantage.  Seek to “level the playing field” for students with disabilities.
  3. 3. Who We Serve  Mobility  Deaf and Hard of Hearing  Blind or Visually Impaired  Medical  Temporary  “Invisible” Disabilities  Traumatic Brain Injury  Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder  Learning Disabilities  Psychological Disorders
  4. 4. Who We Are: Services for Students with Director Disabilities  Stephani Wolfe, LCSW ATEC and Testing Coordinator  Craig High Assistant Director for Deaf /Hard of Hearing Services Assistive Technology Lab Manager  Lauren Kinast, M.A.  Sabaa Kashmiri Disabilities Services Coordinator Administrative Associate  Emily Shryock  Dora Villanueva Disabilities Services Coordinator Administrative Assistant  Justin Rogers, M.Ed  Heather Kaplan Disabilities Services Coordinator  Kelli Bradley, LMSW
  5. 5. Accommodation Examples Student and Faculty Student and SSD Accommodations Accommodations  Extended Time  Books in Alternative Texts /  Reduced Distraction ATEC Environment  JAWS: screen reading software  Copy of Class Notes  Kurzweil 3000: scan  Permission to Audio Tape and read systems Lectures  Dragon Naturally  Preferential Seating Speaking  Brailing Text  Computer-Based Testing  Scribe or Reader for Exams  Reduced Course Load  Priority Registration
  6. 6. Disability Profile  As of the Spring 2011semester, 1687 students were registered with SSD.  Trends  Increase in psychological disorders  Increase in complexity of student-multiple diagnoses
  7. 7. Disability Statistics at UT
  8. 8. Resources  Undergraduate Writing Center (UWC): 471-6222  Sanger Learning and Career Center: (512) 471-1217  Counseling and Mental Health Center (CMHC): 471-3515  University Health Services (UHS): 475-8252  Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS): 1-800-628-5115  LearningAlly.org (formerly Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic)
  9. 9. Questions?

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  • Discuss. Approx. 95% of SSD students have invisible DA. Visual and Hearing not always visible

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