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Accommodations and services

Accommodations and services are implemented based on documentation from an approved and qualified healthcare professional and may include but not be limited to the following:

  • Accommodated exams (readers/scribes, extended time, access to quiet room, etc.)
  • Books and materials in alternate formats (e-text, large print, Braille, etc.)
  • Instructor liaison
  • Note taking
  • Peer tutoring
  • Access to interpreting services
  • Access to adaptive equipment
  • Assistance with disability-related financial aid, if eligible
  • Assisted registration and admissions
  • Referral to community resources
  • Liaison with community-based disability service agencies
  • Help with course and program planning
  • Campus orientation and designated parking
  • Meeting instructors
  • Confidential personal and career counselling

Accommodations will only be provided if there is a clear diagnosis of a disability and will be based on the functional impact of the disability. This will be determined by Disability Services in accordance with VCC's Students with Disabilities Policy .

 

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