CI Disability Accommodations and Support Services (DASS) looks forward to providing you resources and disability related accommodations to assist with your educational goals and student success. DASS determines services on a case by case basis by using a variety of methods including: documentation from a licensed professional, student’s self-report, observation of an evident disability and an interactive process between DASS and student.

Alternative testing

  • Students approved for this accommodation will have the option to take their quizzes, exams, mid-terms and finals with specific testing arrangements, which may include extra time, a reader, a private room, a scribe, breaks, use of a computer, enlarged print, etc. 

Accessible furniture

  • Students approved for this accommodation will be provided specific classroom furniture to support their disability-related need and may include a separate desk and chair, adjustable desk, etc.

Preferential seating

  • Students approved for this accommodation will work with DASS and faculty to select a seat location within the classroom that supports their disability-related need.

Access to course information

Note Taking 

  • Students approved for this accommodation will be able to request a note taker in their courses. Note taking services can be obtained in two ways: 1) the student requesting the accommodation can ask another student enrolled in the same class if they would act as a note taker for them; or 2) the student requesting the accommodation could request a note taker through DASS Online Services. Not all courses are appropriate to seek note taking, and is dependent on the course/lab format(s) or environment.

     

Taping of Lecture

  • Students approved for this accommodation will be able to audio record their class lectures. 

Alternative media

  • Students approved for this accommodation will be able to request their textbooks in an accessible format which may include an accessible PDF and Word document, and access to Kurzweil 3000.
  • Electronic text conversion (e-text)
  • Large print conversion
  • Braille translation software
  • Braille embosser
  • Audio conversion
  • Alternative exam format
  • CCTV
  • Screen reading software

American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters

  • Students approved for this accommodation will be able to request interpreter services in classroom settings, as well as campus events.

Real Time Captioning (CART)

  • Students approved for this accommodation will be able to request captioning services (on-site or remote based on availability) in classroom settings, as well as campus events.

Priority Registration

  • Students approved for this accommodation will be able to receive early registration for classes.

*Please note: Each student’s accommodations are determined and approved on an individual basis and may include accommodations not listed above.