Welcome to the Center for Students with Disabilities!
We offer an outstanding program that provides assistance both to students who require academic accommodations due to a disability, and to the faculty who work with them.
The CSD is ready to support our faculty in achieving the following:
Encouraging and empowering students to become self-advocates;
Promoting independence and personal responsibility among students;
Understanding the rights, necessary accommodations, and needs of individuals with disabilities; and
Providing all students with an optimal learning environment that promotes academic success.
Overview of Services
Counseling: Academic advisement, vocational and occupational counseling, disability-related counseling.
Alternate Media: Utilizes specialized equipment to scan books and documents, software to convert scanned images to text, software for the conversion of text to Braille or to audio files, and equipment to emboss Braille and create tactile images.
Instructional Assistance Center: Assessments to determine presence of a learning disability, specialized tutoring, test proctoring, study skills, accommodations.
High-Tech Center: Specialized training in, and use of adaptive technology.
Adaptive Physical Education: Improving physical fitness and motor skills necessary for activities of daily living, developing positive self-image and feelings of self-worth, and building skills and abilities which will enable participation in both academic and leisure/recreational pursuits.
Deaf Program: Academic counseling, reading and writing classes, tutors, interpreters, real time captionists, note takers.
Workability: Working with Department of Rehabilitation to assist client’s in identifying a career, identify client’s job skills and interest, and provide employment opportunities in the community.
Pathways to Success: Working with students on academic probation to achieve academic and vocational success.