Disability Access: ABOUT US/CONTACT INFORMATION
A PERSONAL NOTE
Welcome to Dalton State! It is my hope that this libguide will provide you with a wealth of information about the Disability Access office. It is important to me to build a relationship with students, faculty, and staff so that I am able to assist you in whatever areas I can. I am available at any time for questions. Thank you for taking time to explore the Disability Access office and I look forward to serving you.
Disability Access provides a broad range of support and services to make academic and campus life accessible through encouraging students to develop self-advocacy, empowerment, responsibility, independence, and growth. We provide equal access, not guaranteed success.
WHO ARE THESE SERVICES FOR?
Any person who has a physical or mental condition that substantially limits one or more major life activities, such as: learning, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, and breathing, may be eligible for accommodations. Some of the conditions for which help may be provided include:
- Cognitive impairments
- Mobility impairments
- Visual impairments
- Emotional conditions
- Pervasive Developmental Disorders (Autism Spectrum Disorder)
- Hearing impairments
- Learning disabilities
- Attention disorders (AD/HD)
- Chronic illnesses
WHAT KIND OF HELP/ACCOMMODATIONS ARE THERE?
Please note that this list is not inclusive of all accommodations that can be provided by Dalton State, nor are all students eligible for all accommodations.
- COMPASS entrance/exit exam accommodations
- Extended test time
- Designated note takers
- American Sign Language interpreters
- Closed Captioning services
- Alternative Media Equipment, such as: adapted key boards, monitors, and software
- Adjustable tables and seating
- Alternative Format Materials, such as: e-text, Braille, and enlarged print