Office of Adaptive Services
Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd. S.
Fort Myers, FL 33965
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.
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
Here are some helpful links that can help create better ADA compliant emails. You will find they share similar information but some will explain it different than others which makes it easier to understand.
Resources to check your email:
http://www.accessible-email.org (Links to an external site.)/ This one is more on the developer/code side.
Americans with Disabilities Act www.ada.gov
National Clearinghouse on Learning Disabilities www.ncld.org
National Federation of the Blindwww.nfb.org
National Association of the Deaf www.nad.org
ADA Accessibility Guidelines www.access-board.gov
Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) www.ahead.org
Universal Design in Learning: www.udlcenter.org
Universal Design in Instruction: www.nahb.org
Fast Facts: Universal Design: http://www.pepnet.org/resources/fast-facts-universal-design
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
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
14. Priorities and Understanding of Faculty Members Regarding College Students with Disabilities: https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ896246.pdf
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