Disabilities Specialistmarie.firstname.lastname@example.org(708) 656-8000
Ext: #2153Building B, Room 102
Fall 2014: Mon Aug 4 2014Spring 2015: Fri Dec 19 2014
Documentation older than threeyears will not be accepted.
After submitting the
appropriate documentation by the required deadlines and meeting with the Disability
Specialist, the following services may be provided for students based on their needs:
The Faculty Memo
of Recommended Services/Accommodations are distributed to students at the
beginning of each semester. Students should hand deliver their memo to each
instructor they wish to notify of services and accommodations. The memo is valid
for one semester.
register during open registration period in the Disability Specialist's office or
independently through the Panther Portal.
Students have the
right to record their classes if the service is recommended based upon
documentation. Teachers may also request that students turn off their tape
recorders if personal information is being shared in class.
will be provided at time-and-a-half or double time dependent upon the documentation.
Extended time does not mean unlimited time. Arrangements for taking tests
should be made with the instructor. If a test is taken in the Independent
Learning Center, it is the student's responsibility to make an appointment with
the office at least three school days in advance.
with disabilities may require a note-taker. The instructor may assign a
student in class to use carbonless copy paper or NCR paper to create a duplicate set of notes. Students
with disabilities are also advised to take their own notes and to use the note-taker's
notes as a supplement.
with visual impairments or learning disabilities rely on textbooks recorded on
tape. Please allow time to obtain audio versions from the publishers.
In some cases
when severe decoding, limited sight word vocabulary, reading comprehension, or
low-vision problems are noted, test proctoring may be recommended as a support
service for students. If test proctoring is desired, it is the student's responsibility to make an appointment
with the Independent Learning Center at least three days in advance. The Independent Learning Center will not be responsible for
proctoring untimed tests.
Learning Center provides tutoring in
select subjects for students who are experiencing problems in their courses.
The phone number to the Independent Learning Center is (708) 656-8000 Ext. 2465.
Students who need an interpreter for classes are encouraged to make their request to the
Disability Specialist at least two to three weeks prior to the start of a new semester.
If the Disability Specialist receives fewer than two weeks’ notice, she cannot guarantee this
Specialist provides educational referrals for vocational counseling.
parking spaces are provided in each campus parking lot. Please make sure your own placard is displayed on your vehicle.
accommodations or services on the basis of a temporary disability must provide
documentation verifying the nature of the condition, the expected duration of
the condition and the accommodations deemed necessary.
Specialist will assist students while they are on Morton College