It is the intention of Highland Community College to work toward full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, to make instructional programs accessible to all people, and to provide reasonable accommodations according to the law.
Students should understand that it is their responsibility to self-identify their need(s) for accommodation and that they must provide current, comprehensive diagnosis of a specific disability or medical condition from a qualified professional in order to receive services. Documentation must include specific recommendations for accommodation(s). Documentation should be provided in a timely manner prior to or early in the semester so that the requested accommodation can be considered and, if warranted, arranged.
Possible Accommodations and Services
- Readers and/or note takers, scribes, Alternate Media, such as textbooks on tape
- Use of recorders
- Extended time for testing
- Quiet setting for testing
- Accommodations to the physical spaces on campus to allow for access to classrooms
In order to begin the process all students must complete the Disabilities Self-Identification Form:
- Disabilities Self-Identification (online form to fill out and submit from Web site)
- Disabilities Self-Identification (printable form to fill out and submit by mail or in person)
This form can also be accessed at the Highland Community College homepage under Students Services/Resources/Student Resources/Disability Services or by contacting the Disabilities Coordinator.