|DSS staff members have the right to:
||DSS Staff members have the responsibility to:
|Request current and appropriate documentation of student's disability.
||Maintain the student's confidentiality with respect to their disability.
|Discuss a student's need for reasonable accommodations, academic adjustments, and/or
auxiliary aids with the professional who provides the written verification of disability
(with the student's signed consent).
||Serve as an advocate for students with disabilities.
|Select the most appropriate or equally effective accommodations, academic adjustments,
adaptive equipment and/or other auxiliary aids through discussion with the student.
||Thoroughly review student's documentation and support reasonable and appropriate accommodations,
academic adjustments, adaptive equipment, and/or other auxiliary aids for students
with disabilities on an individualized basis upon request and with appropriate documentation.
|Approve accommodations if:
- They are supported by appropriate documentation.
- The request is made within a timely manner.
- They do not constitute a substantial change or alteration to an essential part of
a academic program or course.
- They do not pose undue financial hardship on the College.
- The faculty member has been notified.
|Orient students to information regarding policies and procedures to ensure availability
of material in accessible format upon a timely request by a student.
|Support a commitment to academic success and student retention.
||Share campus resources with students.
|Suspend services if the Student Code of Conduct has been violated.
||Inform students with disabilities of CCRI grievance procedures.
|Be treated respectfully by all students.
||Enforce student handbook policies equally for all students.