Disability Support Services
The Disability Support Services program is committed to providing support to John A. Logan College students who meet the requirements of a person with a disability according to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Our hope is that support services and an individualized approach will provide students with the needed resources to help make their experience at John A. Logan College a successful one.
Accommodations may include:
- Note taking
- Readers and/or scribes for exams
- Extended time testing
- Accessible seating
- Recording of lectures
- Alternate format materials
- Interpreters - Contact our Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Services Coordinator for more information
- Disability parking stickers
- Assistive technology
In order to qualify for services, students must contact the office and schedule an appointment with the coordinator. Students should bring in current documentation which indicates the following:
- Diagnosis of disability
- Functional limitations (How the disability substantially limits a major life activity)
- Recommendations for the academic environment
If you are having trouble with the notes you are receiving please fill-out a Note Taker Problem Form.
Click the links below to view our documentation standards.
- Guidelines for Documenting a Physical or Psychological Disability
- Guidelines for Documenting a Learning Disability
All documentation is kept confidential. For more information on acceptable documentation, contact the coordinator.
In order to best meet the needs of the student, requests for accommodations should be made at least six weeks prior to the semester in which the student will need the services. Accommodation Request Form (PDF).
Disability Support Services is coordinated by Beth Blumenstock. She may be contacted by phone at (618) 985-3741, Ext. 8516 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Her office is located in the Student Success Center in room C-219. Angela Calcaterra coordinates Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services. Angie can be reached by voice phone at (618) 985-3741, Ext. 8446, e-mail at email@example.com or by video phone at (618) 364-8196. Her office is also located in room C219.