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Learning Accommodations

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The Learning Accommodations Center determines the types of learning accommodations that provide equal access for students with adequately documented disabilities including students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing on a case-by-case, course-by-course, semester-by-semester basis.

Services Offered:

  • Assistive Technology (Alternative textbooks, special computer software, and other devices) and training
  • Classroom and environmental modifications (testing accommodations, alternative format materials, preferential seating and others)
  • Disability-related educational counseling and advising
  • Faculty mediation
  • Information and referral
  • Paraprofessional Accommodation Assistants (scribes and accommodation assistants).
  • Support groups
  • Workshops

The Learning Accommodations Center Provides

  • Equal access for students with documented disabilities and who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
  • Contacts at both the Haverhill and Lawrence Campuses
  • Services students enrolled in credit and noncredit courses
  • Consultation and training to staff, faculty, administrators, students and the community about the College’s legal obligations under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA AA)

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