Emmanuel College is committed to granting reasonable accommodations to students with documented disabilities when such accommodations may be necessary to afford people with disabilities an equal opportunity to learn.
Emmanuel College provides full access of its educational programs for qualified students. We practice a non-discriminatory policy and offer classroom and testing accommodations, as well as assistive technology to students with documented disabilities.
The Disability Support Services office ensures that all students with disabilities can actively participate in all facets of college life. Our goal is to coordinate and provide the kind of services that will enable our students with disabilities to reach their educational potential. In addition, our focus and responsibility is to increase the level of awareness among all members of the college community.
DIFFERENCES IN THE LAW BETWEEN HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE
|Free and appropriate education guaranteed by law||The law does not guarantee admission to a college or university|
|School is obligated to seek out and identify students with disabilities||The student is responsible for locating the Disability Support Services office and inquiring how they can receive services.|
|Obligation to evaluate students with disabilities||No obligation to evaluate students with disabilities|
|Must alter course content if necessary||No obligation to alter content of courses or evaluation system|
|Student's progress is monitored by school staff||Students progress is his/her responsibility|
|School will seek out students to provide accommodations||Student must self-identify and self-advocate for accommodations|