List of Accommodations

TYPICAL REASONABLE ADA ACCOMMODATIONS USED AT MINES:

 Accommodations  
ADD/ADHD

 

  • Tests in a separate quiet room
  • Extended test and in-class assignment times
  • Volunteer note taker or professor’s notes

 

 
DYSLEXIA/READING DISORDERS

 

  • Textbooks read on Kurzweil
  • Tests read outloud or on Kurzweil
  • Void scantrons for tests

 

 
WRITING DISORDER/MOTOR SKILLS DISABILITIES

 

  • Use of computer for assignments and tests
  • Speech recognition program for computer
  • Scribe for tests
  • Extended time for essay tests

 

 
MOBILITY IMPAIRMENTS

 

  • Digital copies of texts
  • Accessible classrooms
  • Lab assistants
  • Handicapped door openers

 

 
AUTISM SPECTURM DISORDERS

 

  • Coaching on time management, organization, and study strategies
  • Regular check in times with counselor
  • Coaching on social interaction

 

 
PSYCHIATRIC CONDITIONS

 

  • Free counseling and referral services
  • Extended test time and separate room when appropriate

 

 
VISION IMPAIRMENTS

 

  • Preferential classroom seating
  • Enlarged test material
  • Extended test time
  • Text books read by Kurzweil

 

 
HEARING IMPAIRMENTS

 

  • Preferential classroom seating
  • Amplification equipment
  • Deaf language interpreter when needed

 

 
CHRONIC ILLNESS

 

  • Notification to professors of health and emergency information
  • Some flexibility with deadlines and attendance when possible