Disability Support Services

No qualified student with a disability shall, on the basis of the disability, be excluded from participation in or be denied the benefits of services, programs, or activities of the College, or be subjected to discrimination by the College, (The Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 504.) An individual with a disability is defined as a person who (1) has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, (2) a person who has a history or record of such an impairment, or (3) a person who is perceived by others as having such an impairment (Americans with Disabilities Act, Amendments Act, 2008) Accommodations may include special testing arrangements, readers, scribes, and note-taking services.
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Disability Services Statement of Commitment

Welcome to Northeast Lakeview College!  The Disability Support Services (DSS) Department is committed to providing all students including our distance education students with equal access to quality education and providing reasonable accommodations to eligible students. In addition to serving as an advocate for students with disabilities, our office also works closely with faculty and staff members in order to monitor students’ progress and encourage a positive educational experience. 

Disability Services Overview

The Alamo Colleges District (ACD) is committed to providing a learning environment that is equal to all students.  In an effort to accomplish this goal, ACD complies with all requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.  All students will receive a discrimination-free education with all services provided to ensure an equal opportunity for higher education. This section defines a disability as a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the major life activities or an individual, a record of such an impairment, and is regarded as having such an impairment. If you would like to establish and/or renew services, please follow the information below.

How to request disability services for class accommodations for NEW and RETURNING students with disabilities on-campus and virtually?
  1. Complete the Request for Disability Services for Class Accommodations form
  2. Provide supporting documentation regarding the disability (i.e. medical records, assessments created by Health Care Providers, School Psychologist, or Psychiatrists) for which accommodations are being requested.
  3. Submit Request for Disability Services for Class Accommodations form  and supporting documentation to nlc-dsscounsel@alamo.edu
How to request disability support services for TSI/Registration/Enrollment on-campus and virtually?
  1. Complete the Request for Disability Support Services for Registration/Enrollment Steps
  2. Provide supporting documentation regarding the disability (i.e. medical records, assessments created by Health Care Providers, School Psychologist, or Psychiatrists) for which accommodations are being requested.
  3. Submit Request for Disability Services for Class Accommodations form  and supporting documentation to nlc-dsscounsel@alamo.edu
How do request accommodations due to a schedule or medical change?
    1. Complete Supplement Accommodations Request form 
    2. Provide supporting documentation regarding the change (i.e. class schedule or medical documentation) for which accommodations are being requested.
    3. Submit Request for Disability Services for Class Accommodations form  and supporting documentation to nlc-dsscounsel@alamo.edu
What should I do if I need an interpreter?

Alamo Colleges District provides Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing services to eligible students through San Antonio College. A videophone is available in DSS for students to communicate directly with an interpreter. Students and the community are welcome to use the videophone at their convenience during regular hours of operation.

To request assistance, call (210) 486-5487 or email nlc-dsscounsel@alamo.edu to schedule an appointment.

Appointments can be made to accommodate evening and weekend students.

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