Services for Students with Disabilities

Did You Know? The Americans with Disabilities Act...

According to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a person with a disability is one who:

  • Has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activity  
  • Has a record of such an impairment
  • Is regarded as having such an impairment “Major Life Activities” include, but are not limited to: caring for oneself, performing manual tasks, seeing, hearing, eating, sleeping, walking, standing, lifting, bending, speaking, breathing, learning, reading, concentrating, thinking, communicating, and working.

SSD Accommodation / VISA Letter

Students who have registered with our office and met with their disability coordinator to determine accommodations receive a Verified Individualized Services and Accommodations (VISA) letter to give to their instructors.  Although a student may request an academic adjustment at any time, the student should request it as early as possible.



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