Accommodation Services

The mission of the Accommodation Services is to be an active partner with students, faculty and staff in creating an accessible learning environment where students with disabilities have an equal opportunity to participate in all aspects of Lakeshore Technical College programs, services, and activities. The American with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 (42 U.S.C & 12101. et seq), the ADA Amendment Act of 2008, and Section 504(e) of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C & 794), prohibits discrimination of persons because of their disability.

A student requesting reasonable accommodation is required to:

  • Submit an Accommodation Request Form (.PDF Document Get Adobe Acrobat Reader) to Accommodation Services, requesting accommodations.
  • Submit documentation of the stated disability. This documentation must identify the disability for which accommodation is requested, and substantiate that the need for accommodation is related to the disability. In general, documentation should not be more than five (5) years old.
    • Documentation may include, and is not limited to:
    • Individual Educational Plan (IEP)
    • Psychological Evaluation
    • Medical Records

Accommodations are outcome neutral, and are not intended to provide any advantage or guarantee of success in a course or program. Some examples of a reasonable accommodation may include, and is not limited to:

  • Advocacy
  • Note-taking, or recorded lecture
  • Extended time for exams and quizzes
  • Separate testing room, less distracting environment
  • Reader for testing
  • Scribe for testing
  • Textbooks in alternative formats i.e. eTexts, audio, enlarged print, Braille
  • Preferential seating
  • Sign language interpreting
  • Captioning

If you are seeking Title IX pregnancy/parenting accommodations, please fill out the accommodations request above, and have your doctor complete the Pregnancy/Parenting Documentation Form (.PDF Document Get Adobe Acrobat Reader)

If you have any questions about receiving accommodations, or would like to schedule an appointment, please contact the Accommodation Services Office at 920.693.1222.

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