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Ozuna Library and Learning Center
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Fall 2017
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In compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, PAC is committed to ensuring that all programs, services, and facilities are accessible to and provide equal opportunities for education to all students.

The DSS Office coordinates accommodations for PAC students with a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities (walking, standing, seeing, speaking, hearing, etc.) as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.

Students who meet the guideline criteria are encouraged to establish accommodations through the DSS Office.

Accommodations

Accommodations to students may include, but not limited to: peer volunteer note-taking, extended test time, alternative test-taking location, readers, scribes, ASL interpreter services, adaptive equipment, assistive technology, tape recorders for classroom use, alternate format reading material, and/or in-class accommodations.

Click here to download the Extended Test Time form

Brochure

Click here to download brochure.

How do I receive disability services for reasonable accommodations?

 All students may complete a "Request for Services" form in the DSS Office, provide appropriate documentation, and make an appointment with the Coordinator for an intake interview.

How do I know if I qualify for disability services?

Students who believe they qualify for services are welcome to bring documentation signed by a certified professional to the DSS Office and submit an Initial Request for Disability Services form for evaluation. It is a student’s responsibility for providing current documentation to the DSS Office in order to be considered for special accommodations.

Do I have to pay for disability services?

No, disability accommodation services follow federal guidelines and are free of charge to eligible students.

What documents do I need?

Documentation from external sources may include educational or medical records, reports and assessments created by health care providers, school psychologists, teachers, or the educational system, and must clearly state the disability(s).

Where can I get the documents needed?

Recent high school graduates may be able to obtain Full and Individual Evaluations (FIE) or other counselor documents from their former high schools. Students without current high school documentation may pick up a resource list of private testing services in the San Antonio area (Please note that private testing services are paid at the student’s expense).

How will my instructor know what I need?

Eligible students will be issued a Letter of Accommodation for each instructor which will let the instructor know what accommodations are applicable to the student.

What is extended test time (ETT) and how does it work?

Extended test time allows qualified students additional time to take a test. The maximum allowable time is double time. (For example, if the regular test time is 1 hour, students with extended time will be allowed 2 hours.) Eligible students who qualify for ETT:

  1. may pick up an ETT form from the DSS office or download and print from this link
  2. provide it to their instructor(s) – instructor will complete and forward the form and test to DSS
  3. student will contact the DSS office to schedule an appointment for a test time 

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 the DSS Office 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.

What services are not provided?

DSS does not provide tutoring, personal attendants, private testing services, disabled parking permits, personal counseling, etc.

Contact Information

Sr. Coordinator - Student Success:
Cindy Morgan
cgibbs3@alamo.edu

Sr. Generalist - Student Success:
Greta Rodriguez
grodriguez405@alamo.edu

Location:
Palomino Center (PC-116)

Phone:
210-486-3020

Fax Number:
210-486-9126

 

Hours of Operation

Monday 8:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Tuesday–Friday 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Accommodation Testing Times:

Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.