Assistance is available to all students with disabilities at all NWTC locations. That means you could be a dual credit student taking NWTC classes in high school, a recent high school grad just starting out at NWTC, a returning student, or a military veteran.
You may be eligible for reasonable accommodations. We encourage you to reach out to Disability Services and provide proper documentation.
What qualifies as a documented 残疾?
Examples of documented disabilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Autism spectrum disorders
- Learning disabilities
- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
- Blind or visually impaired
- Deaf or hard of hearing
- Orthopedically impaired
- Chronic 医疗条件s
- Short term medical injuries
What accommodations are available?
If you have a documented 残疾, you may be eligible for reasonable accommodations that are tailored to you and your specific situation. The accommodations are designed to give you the same opportunity to succeed at NWTC as students who do not have disabilities.
Based on your needs and the classes you are taking your case manager will set up accommodations for you. Reasonable accommodations could include:
- Extended time on exams
- Alternative format textbooks
- Reduced distraction testing environment
- Sign language interpreters
- Tests converted to audio
- Frequency modulation system
- Enlarged print materials
- Accessible workstations
- Electronic stethoscopes
- Digital audio recorders
- Ergonomic keyboards
- 关闭d captioned videos/DVD
How do I receive accommodations?
1. Register for classes.
Knowing what classes you’re taking is part of figuring out which accommodations are available and most helpful.
2. Provide proper documentation.
Gather documentation of 你的残疾 and how it affects your ability to learn. 提交 the proper documentation to the Disability Services Office. You may submit documentation in any of the following ways:
3. Meet with your Disability Services case manager
During the appointment, you and your case manager will discuss your education plans, 你的残疾, as well as any successes or problems you may have experienced in previous educational settings.
Before meeting with a Case Manager submit the following information:
- Psychological evaluations
- Individualized education plans (IEP)
Are you a current high school student?
Are service animals welcome?
Students or visitors who have disabilities and who have service animals can participate in district services, programs and activities. The College does not discriminate based on 残疾 as identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Students utilizing service animals are encouraged to register with Disability Services. If you have questions, please contact Disability Services at 920-498-6904.