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Services for Students with Disabilities

SSWDCheck out the Website Today!

http://www.pstcc.edu/departments/swd/index.html

 

Mission Statement from website:

Pellissippi State provides services and academic accommodations for students with disabilities, who self-identify as having a disability and provide appropriate documentation of the disability.  Services for Students with Disabilities (SSWD) coordinates the services and academic accommodations for all students with disabilities.  These may include, but are not limited to:

  • Assistance with registration; new student advising
  • Volunteer note-takers
  • Notification to faculty of accommodation requests
  • Extended/alternative testing
  • Readers, scribes, and interpreters
  • Tutor referrals
  • Designated Liaisons to faculty, staff, and the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Use of campus assistive technology

According to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA, 1990), "a student with a disability is someone who has a physical or mental impairment; has a history of impairment; or is believed to have a disability that substantially limits a major life activity such as learning, speaking, hearing, breathing, walking, caring for ones self, or performing manual tasks." (PSTCC-SSWD website)

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