Services for Students with Disabilities

Lakeshore Technical College provides learning support services and accommodations for students with disabilities. Learning Support Services staff assists students by providing instructional support and accommodations for students with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, visual or hearing impairments, speech/language impairments and DVR clients. Learning Support Services staff is available to meet with students prior to entry into programs or classes.

Transition Services
Services are available to students with disabilities who are transitioning from high school and/or the community to Lakeshore Technical College. Transition staff assists students in preparing for admission to the College by providing:

  • Classroom presentations and one-on-one meetings in area high schools
  • Career exploration and interest assessments to aid in educational and career decisions
  • Tours of Lakeshore Technical College to learn more about our programs and services

For more information on Transition Services contact:
Ashley Armstrong at:
Andrea Berlin at:

Support Services
The Disability Services Coordinator provides a wide variety of services to students. Some services are available to all students; other services require documentation of a disability.
Support Services include:

  • Alternative test taking
  • Taped textbooks, handouts
  • Note takers and interpreters
  • Coordination with classroom instructors
  • Coordination of support services within the college and in the community
  • Adaptation of course work or programs
  • Kurzweil 3000 and other assistive equipment

Students with disabilities must meet with the Disability Services Coordinator before any support services can be provided. To ensure that support services are available when classes begin, students should contact the Disability Services Coordinator at least one month prior to the beginning of class.

For more information regarding Disability Services contact:
Pam Thayer at

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