The College’s ADA/504 Compliance Officer works with SSWD to ensure that compliance issues are addressed in a timely manner. Grievance Procedures for Individuals with Disabilities outlines how a student who believes she/he has been discriminated against because of their disability can file a complaint. The external resource for filing disability discrimination complaints is the US Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.
Useful Disability-Related Links
NY State Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies & Centers for Independence
VESID - Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities. Services for individuals who are other than blind or legally blind and eligible for services from CBVH.
CBVH Home Page - Commission for the Blind and Visually Handicapped. Services for individuals who are blind or legally blind.
Enrolling in college is a serious undertaking Although students may have prepared themselves well, there might just be a few things that they have not considered or that certainly deserve additional attention. The University of Washington's DOIT! project is a website that provides a great deal of helpful information and guidance for students, parents and faculty. Start here! You'll need an Adobe Reader, which you can download free at the link below, if you do not already have it installed on your computer. (The PDF format requires 4.0 or greater of the free Adobe Acrobat Reader software.)
Assistive Technology: Equal Access to Software and Information (EASI) Information about technology resources for individuals with disabilities.