Student Services Manual (SSM)

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Effective: 10/1/1981

Revised: 7/1/2012

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SSM 701–01: Disability Resource Center—General Policy

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Purpose

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To facilitate reasonable and appropriate accommodations and services for qualified ASU students with disabilities

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Sources

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The Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 United States Code §§ 701–796
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) (1990, 2008), 42 United States Code § 12101 et seq.
Disability Resource Center

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Policy

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Qualified students with disabilities may be eligible to receive academic support services and accommodations. Eligibility is based on qualifying disability documentation and assessment of individual need.

Accommodations may include, but are not limited to:

  1. priority enrollment appointments (see SSM 701–03)
  2. sign language and CART services (see SSM 701–08)
  3. in-class notetakers (see SSM 701–09)
  4. in-class academic testing accommodations (see SSM 701–05)
  5. alternative format services (see SSM 701–07)
  6. laboratory assistants (see SSM 701–12) and
  7. variance from degree requirements (see SSM 701–13).

Services may include, but are not limited to:

  1. academic and career consultation
  2. campus referrals
  3. community referrals
  4. enrollment information and academic advisement referrals and
  5. assistive technology.

See the DRC Web sites for additional information.

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Cross-References

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For more information about DRC eligibility and services, please review all the policies in SSM 701, “Disability Resource Center.”

See especially SSM 701–02, “Eligibility for Accommodations—Required Disability Documentation.”


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