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Phone: (603) 646-9900
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Common Academic Adjustments, Modifications, and Services for Students with Disabilities

The following list is not exhaustive but is intended only to show the general range of disabilities and possible adjustments that can be made for students with those disabilities.

PHYSICAL DISABILITIES (SENSORY)

Blindness or Visual Impairment

  • Audio books/files
  • Braille
  • Electronic and large print texts, syllabi, handouts, and other materials (available same time as print versions)
  • Specialized computing equipment (large display, speech output)
  • Mobility orientation

DEAFNESS OR HEARING IMPAIRMENT

  • Sign language interpreters
  • Notetaking Services
  • Captioned video and films
  • Using only accessible websites
  • Computer software that produces visual cues to replace sounds
  • Reserved seat in front of class
  • Other visual cues to supplement sound (ex. lights)
  • Real-time captioning (ex. CART)

SPEECH IMPAIRMENT

  • Allow extra time for communication
  • Allow use of computer adaptive technology for communication

IMPAIRED SENSE OF TOUCH

  • Warning signs near hot or cold items

IMPAIRED SENSE OF SMELL OR TASTE

  • Audible natural gas detection equipment in a laboratory

LEARNING DISABILITIES SUCH AS DYSLEXIA

  • Extended time for examinations
  • Flexibility for unique organizational methods
  • Alternatives to physically writing for some, reading for others

MOTOR DISABILITIES

Reduced Strength in Fingers, Limbs, Head or Body

  • Power assisted or other adapted equipment
  • Assistance moving and retrieving materials
  • Accessible classrooms

Last Updated: 12/22/16