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Lake Land College - Disability Services
Disability Information, Classroom Tips & Accommodations
 
 
ADD/ADHD ADA Requirements
 
The ADA requires that students with add/adhd be provided with the following support services: (appropriate support services will depend on the documented type and severity of add/adhd)
 
  • Readers
  • Scribes
  • Audio tapes of lectures & texts
  • Extra rest periods
  • Alternative locations for testing
  • Individualized testing
  • Time extensions of assignments and testing

The ADA further requires that students with ADD/ADHD be allowed to:
  • Use a calculator
  • Use a word processor with thesaurus and spell check
 
Source: (1) ADAPT Accommodations Help Students with Attention Deficit Disorders, Harvey & Parker, Ph.D., A.D.D. Warehouse. (2) Providing Education and services to students with Disabilities Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, Presentation by Frank B. Garrett III, Community College Administrators' Conference, September 20, 1994. (3) Janursky & Gussin, College Students with ADHD; An Overview & Description of Services, Journal of College Student Development, May, 1994.
 
 
For additional information please contact the Counselor/Coordinator of Student Accommodations at 217-234-5259 or email Meghan McGreevy at mmcgreevy@lakeland.cc.il.us or Emily Hartke at ehartke@lakeland.cc.il.us
 

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