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To be enrolled in the Disability Services Program, you will need to make an appointment with Taylor Smith, Disability Services Coordinator, to discuss your needs and the accommodations for which you qualify. Inquiry and intake appointments can be held over the phone. It is important to contact Taylor, each term to get the accommodations you need in a timely manner. Appointments can be scheduled through contacting the Accommodations Specialist at 541-962-3235, or firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are a new student, please fill out the following AIM Application.
The Disability Services Office provides alternative text formats for students who have been approved for this accommodation. Audio Text is delivered through a text-to-speech program called Kurzweil 3000. Kurzweil 3000 reads PDF files aloud and provides other useful tools such as bookmarking, highlighting and note-taking. If a student qualifies to receive audio text (E-Text), our office will email the student a username and password to access Kurzweil 3000 along with instructions on how to upload PDF’s into the website. If the student has any issues navigating the website, they are encouraged to call Hunter Frazier, Accommodations Specialist at 541-962-3235.
Please Note: If a student qualifies to receive Alternative Text, they must sign an Alternative Text Agreement Form at the beginning of every term. The Alternative Text Agreement Form will be sent to the student’s email. Alternative Text Agreement Form EXAMPLE
Our office also provides a speech-to-text program called Dragon Naturally Speaking. All computers located in the Disability Services Office are equipped with this program. All EOU students also have access to the voice typing tool located in Google Docs.
Alternative Testing Arrangements are made on an individual case-by-case basis during the initial intake appointment with the Disability Services Coordinator. A student may receive one or many of the following testing accommodations:
Alternative Testing Policy
For tests and quizzes administered In-Person (on-campus):
The student should schedule to take their test in the Disability Services office by emailing our office at email@example.com. Students should email our office at least two days prior to the exam/quiz date.
In the email the student should include:
(Please Note: The student must schedule to take the exam at the same time it is given in class. The student is only able to change the testing time and date if it has been approved by the instructor.)
The Disability Services Office will email the instructor and request a copy of the exam. On the testing date, the student should go to the Disability Services Office instead of class to take the exam/quiz.
For tests and quizzes administered through Canvas (Could apply to Online, Remote, Hybrid, and In-Person Courses):
Once your professor receives the academic accommodation notification through their email, they are asked to extend the time allotted on all upcoming quizzes and exams. Students are asked to check that all tests and quiz times have been extended through Canvas. If you notice your test and quiz times have not been extended, please contact Hunter Frazier at 541-962-3235.
Students who qualify for this accommodation will be provided notes through a personalized Google Drive Folder. The Google Folder will include the student’s name and term. (i.e. Samuel Smith- Spring 2020 Notes). On-campus students can also receive physical copies of notes upon request. If a student is interested in becoming a Note Taker for the Disability Services Office, they should apply on Handshake.
TUTOR: The Disability Services Office (DSO) works collaboratively with the Learning Center and utilizes many of the same resources. If the student needs a tutor for one of their classes the DSO will show them how to schedule a tutoring appointment through WC online. The student can also refer to the following youtube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=XPJfU6YOh4M&feature=youtu.be The main login page for WC online can be viewed here: https://eou.mywconline.com/ If the student is having difficulty scheduling an appointment or accessing a tutor they should let the DSO know immediately. Please contact the DSO at 541-962-3235 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
STUDY PARTNER: The DSO will provide the student with a Study Partner. The DSO will email the student with their Study Partner’s name and contact information. It is the student’s responsibility to email or phone the Study Partner in order to set up meeting times throughout the term. If the student is having difficulties getting in contact with their Study Partner they should let the DSO know immediately (541-962-3235/ email@example.com).
MENTOR: The DSO will provide the student with a Mentor. The DSO will email the student with their Mentor’s name and contact information. It is the student’s responsibility to email or phone the Mentor in order to set up meeting times throughout the term. If the student is having difficulties getting in contact with their Mentor they should let the DSO know immediately (541-962-3235/ firstname.lastname@example.org).
On Campus (in-person and remote access) Tutoring
Disability Services Office
Eastern Oregon University
One University Blvd.
Loso Hall, Room 236
La Grande, OR 97850-2899
Phone: (541) 962-3081
Fax: (541) 962-3820