Western Carolina University
Name of Disability Service Office: Office of Accessibility Services
Description of Services:
Coordinate and provide accommodations and related support services for students with disabilities, Serve as advocates for students with disabilities while promoting independence, self-determination, and responsibility, Provide training and support for faculty; staff, and administration regarding the needs of students with disabilities; Provide consultation, information, and outreach to parents and prospective students regarding the needs of and services for students with disabilities; Foster awareness and understanding University-wide of issues of accessibility and disability. Services include: alternative testing arrangements, extended time, reduced-distraction testing rooms, readers, scribes, alternative format materials (such as handouts and textbooks in PDF or Braille), use of a word processor,recorders, SmartPens, captioning of videos, interpreters, or assistive technology.
Contact: Paul Perrotta