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Disability Services: Roles & Responsibilities

Students

  • Provide medical and/or psychological documentation to Disability Services.
  • Participate in the process of determining and implementing reasonable accommodations.
  • Inform Disability Services when accommodations need to be modified or symptoms change.
  • Inform Disability Services of any difficulties obtaining approved accommodations from faculty.



Faculty

  • Refer students to Disability Services to request accommodations.
  • Participate in the process of determining and implementing reasonable accommodations.
  • Identify essential course components for accommodations to be determined.
  • Respond to students and Disability Services in a timely manner by reviewing written accommodations within 7 days of receipt and signing to acknowledge the terms of the accommodation plan.
  • Contact Disability Services with questions or concerns about a written accommodation plan within 24 hours of receipt so that an appropriate solution can be developed in a timely manner.
  • Request assistance from Disability Services with accommodation, implementation, or consultation.



Disability Services

  • Maintain medical and psychological documentation in a confidential manner.
  • Determine if conditions are a disability in accordance with state and federal laws.
  • Identify and assist with the implementation of reasonable accommodations.
  • Request updated documentation when symptoms change to determine if accommodations need to be modified.
  • Serve as a resource to both students and faculty to help resolve disability-related issues.
  • Provide information and referrals to campus and community resources.

 


Disability Services / Liberal Arts Center, Room 223 / 570.348.6211 x2335 / disabilityservices@marywood.edu