ITEC2120:Spring2008:Section 1 and 2:Disabilities

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Students with Disabilities

The Office of Disability Services provides individualized accommodations to students with documented disabilities based on the nature of the disability, how the disability affects them, and their academic environment. Any information regarding your disability will remain confidential.

The Office of Disability Services works with students that have a variety of different disability issues. Examples include:

  • Asperger's syndrome
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (both hyperactivity and inattentive types)
  • Deaf or Hard of Hearing
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Medical disabilities
  • Mental health disorders
  • Mobility impairments
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Tourette’s Syndrome
  • Visual impairments

Some common accommodations include

  • Extended testing time
  • Use of a tape recorder
  • Priority Registration
  • Use of a note-taker
  • Readers and Scribes
  • CCTV
  • Distraction reduced testing room
  • E-text
  • Use of assistive technology

At the college level, you must self-identify to the staff at the Office of Disability Services (D Building) if you are seeking services or accommodations. If you have ever been diagnosed with at disability in the past or are struggling and feel like you may have a disability now, please contact the Office of Disability Services within the Division of Student Affairs. E-mail or stop by for an appointment to discuss you individual situation. Contact Jennifer Arrocena, Director of Disability Services, D Building, room: 1116, phone number: 678-407-5883 or e-mail: jarrocen@ggc.usg.edu.

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