- Distributing information about the services available for those with disabilities,
- Helping those with disabilities to be successful within the college environment,
- Networking with campus and community resources to promote the personal and educational development of those with disabilities,
- Providing services to allow those with disabilities to successfully transition to transfer institutions or the workforce.
- A current diagnostic statement identifying the disability,
- The credentials of the diagnosing professional,
- A description of any testing used to identify the disability,
- A description of the functional impact of the disability, including suggest academic accommodations, and
- A signed copy of the Request for Accommodations Form.
To ensure accommodations are delivered in a timely and professional manner, students should:
- Meet with each instructor during the first week of classes to discuss the use of academic accommodations,
- Work with instructors to schedule tests that will be administered with accommodations,
- Contact the VHCC Tutoring Center to schedule test readings.
Services for students with disabilities:
- Placement Testing Accommodations
- Academic Accommodations
- Assistive Technology
- Accessible parking
- Read & Write
- Dragon Speak
- Learning Ally audio books
For Faculty Use: Request For Testing Accommodations
Higher Education and Students with Disabilities: http://library.findlaw.com/1996/Oct/1/127211.html
ADA Q & A: Section 504 & Postsecondary Education: http://www.pacer.org/publications/adaqa/504.asp
The ADA Coordinator, Karen Copenhaver, is located in room 124 of the Instructional & Student Services Center building (ISC 124) on the VHCC campus. Please call (276)739-2404 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.