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Disability Access: ABOUT US/CONTACT INFORMATION

Disability Access

Andrea Roberson
Contact:
Associate Director of Disability Support and Student Access Services
Pope Student Center, upper level
706-272-2524

Summer Office Hours:
Monday-Thursday
7:00am-5:30pm

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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.

MISSION

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

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