Student Accessibility Services

Student Accessibility Services (SAS) assists students with varying degrees of disabilities to maximize educational opportunities and academic potential. Students with disabilities who receive services through SAS include but are not limited to: 

  • Mobility, visual, hearing, and speech impairments 

  • Specific learning disabilities 

  • Attention deficit disorder 

  • Chronic health disorders 

  • Psychological disabilities 

  • Temporary disabilities 

Accommodations for students with disabilities are determined based on each student’s documented disability and individual needs.  To be eligible for accommodations, students must present documentation in accordance with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and/or the Americans with Disabilities Act.  It is the student’s responsibility to obtain appropriate documentation.  Services cannot be provided until documentation is received.  Find out more information about documentation guidelines.

Examples of services offered 

  • Priority registration for classes 

  • Recorder in class 

  • In class note-taker  

  • Extended test-taking time 

  • Reader and/or scribe for testing 

  • Sign language interpreters 

  • Priority seating 

  • Assistive technology and equipment 

Interpreting Services Notice 

If you need interpreting services for academic purposes please contact Brandie Blankenship or call 330-888-6314.  For interpreting services at university-sponsored events, please contact the event host.