HELP FOR THIS CLASS FOR STUDENTS WTIH DISABILITY

The ACCESS OFFICE offers services to students who have documented disabilities of a permanent or temporary nature. The staff is available to provide the following services: individual counseling and advising; coordination of needed classroom accommodations such as interpreters, notetakers and readers, and serving as liaison with faculty/staff and professional agencies in the community. In order to qualify for services,students must identify themselves to the ACCESS OFFICE and provide current written documentation* of their disabilities from qualified professionals or agencies. This should be done at least six weeks prior to the beginning of each semester so that accommodations can be in place when classes begin. After accommodations are assigned by the ACCESS OFFICE, students will pick up the notices listing approved accommodations and give the notices to their instructors. It is the student's responsibility discuss his/her special needs with each instructor.The goal of the program is to minimize physical and attitudinal barriers by providing supplemental services to students and faculty. Another aim is to help students achieve individual autonomy. For more information, contact the ACCESS OFFICE at 984-7673 at Meramec *For information regarding required documentation, contact the ACCESS OFFICE.

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