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Adaptive Services

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FGCU Office of Adaptive Services Common Accommodations Defined

 The Office of Adaptive Services works in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 in order to provide support services for qualifying students. The Office of Adaptive Services is responsible for obtaining and maintaining disability-related documentation, and for ensuring that student requests for accommodations are appropriately provided. Accommodation forms detailing the necessary accommodations for the student will be sent to the appropriate instructors. Definitions for the most common accommodations are provided in the Adaptive Services Instructor Canvas page under modules.

 Adaptive Services Instructor Canvas page

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Working with Students who have Service Animals and Emotional Support Animals

Service Animal Information

 ADA Requirements for Service Animals: https://www.ada.gov/service_animals_2010.htm

Domestic Animals on University Property: https://www2.fgcu.edu/generalcounsel/files/policies/FGCU_Policy_2_016_Domestic_Animals_02282018ada.pdf

 

 

 

 

Making Events Accessible on Campus

Events Checklist.final

 

Etiquette for Working With Students With Disabilities

http://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/disability-etiquette/

 

Accommodating Students with Psychiatric Disabilities:

 http://www.washington.edu/doit/academic-accommodations-students-psychiatric-disabilities

 

Disability References and Resources:

  1. Americans with Disabilities Act www.ada.gov

  2. National Clearinghouse on Learning Disabilities www.ncld.org

  3. National Federation of the Blindwww.nfb.org

  4. National Association of the Deaf www.nad.org

  5. ADA Accessibility Guidelines www.access-board.gov

  1. Children and Adults with ADD: www.chadd.org
  2. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke www.ninds.nih.gov
  1. Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) www.ahead.org

  2. Universal Design in Learning: www.udlcenter.org

  3. Universal Design in Instruction: www.nahb.org

  4. Fast Facts: Universal Design: http://www.pepnet.org/resources/fast-facts-universal-design

  5. 12. Universal Design in Learning: https://books.google.com/books?hl=en&lr=&id=KKycCwAAQBAJ&oi=fnd&pg=PT353&dq=universal+design+of+learning&ots=Zx-U5haKq4&sig=D8oBAn0D6u44PQQ8rLlaeFcq1kk#v=onepage&q=universal%20design%20of%20learning&f=false 

  6. 13. Higher Education Experiences of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Challenges, Benefits and Support Needs: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10803-014-2324-2 

  7. 14. Priorities and Understanding of Faculty Members Regarding College Students with Disabilities: https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ896246.pdf   

     

     

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