Office for Disability Services
Lincoln College is committed to providing equal access to all College programs and services. The Office for Disability Services is responsible for working Lincoln College students with documented disabilities to identify and implement appropriate accommodations. The office also houses an academic support program for those who have been diagnosed with AD/HD, or who have substantial limitations in areas as planning, organization, attention, and time management.
The Office for Disability Services is responsible for the following:
- Maintaining disability-related documents
- Certifying a student’s eligibility for services
- Determining reasonable accommodations
- Developing plans for the provision of accommodations
- Removing physical and programmatic barriers for students with disabilities
The objectives for the ODS office are as follows:
- Directs support services for students with disabilities, including but not limited to advocacy, alternative testing, note-taking assistance, obtaining required texts in alternate format.
- Structure and deliver services in ways that promote individual growth, development, and self-determination.
- Provide technical assistance to campus departments. Assist departments in identifying accommodations and providing services and responses case-by-case.
- Increase disability awareness on campus in order to improve the quality of services for individuals with disabilities.
- Serve as an information and referral service on disability issues.
- Increase access and opportunities for individuals with disabilities through collaboration with campus and community partners.