Frequently Asked Question for Faculty and Staff
How will I know if a student needs an accommodation or that there is a student with a disability in my class?
How are Testing Accommodations handled?
How is the amount of extended time determined for a student?
What if I am unable to accommodate a student?
Do I have to provide the accommodation listed on the Classroom Accommodation Letter if the accommodations do not fit with my philosophy or style?
What accommodations are appropriate?
Does the Classroom Accommodation Form that I receive include the nature of the student’s disability and do I have the right to question the disability?
Are there any general modifications that I might consider to make my classes more accessible?
Is it fair to other students to provide accommodations to a student with a disability?
What if a student fails a test and then decides to inform me of his/her disability? What is my responsibility at this point?
What is the difference between Project Connections and Disability Services?
My class is taking a field trip. Do I need to do anything different for a student with a disability?
Should I provide accommodations even if the student has not given me a Classroom Accommodation Form?
A student in my class came to class with a service animal, is this permitted on campus?
My student’s Accommodation Form indicates that he/she will need a Peer Note Taker. What do I need to do?
Can I discuss the student’s disability directly with them?
What language should I use when referring to a student with a disability?
I am interested in learning more about disability issues, are there places where I can go for further information?
I am teaching a class online, are there any things I need to be aware of concerning the needs of students with disabilities?
My department is in the process of selecting text books for next year, are there any issues we need to consider regarding students with disabilities?