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Services and Accommodations

Accommodations are delivered on a case by case basis in order to determine what is appropriate for each student. An individualized in-person intake appointment is offered to all students who submit a “Request for Services” registration form with appropriate documentation of disability through our online Accommodate software. Please note that the services below are not an all inclusive list. The following services and accommodations may be provided by SDS:

  • Placement Testing Accommodations
  • Accommodated Test/Exam Administration
  • Note-Taking Assistance
  • Interpreting/Transcribing services
  • Alternate format for printed or inaccessible text
  • Assistive technology (Jaws, Read & Write Gold, Dragon Natural Speaking, Kurzweil, etc… are available to use on campus)
  • Accessible Housing

*Please note that SDS does not provide personal assistance to students such as carrying books, loans of wheelchairs or crutches, golf carts for transport, personal attendants or other travel assistance to classrooms or residence halls.