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Lake Land College - Disability Services

Student Accommodations

Classroom Strategies
 
Fine Motor Problems
Difficulty controlling hand, eye or other muscles that aid in the perception and expression of information
 
Possible Disabilities
  • Learning Disability
  • Manual Dexterity Impairment
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
 
Observable Behavior
  • poor handwriting, noticeable fatigue after lengthy note-taking
  • may observe tension and tremor, awkward pencil grip
  • may not be able to read notes at end of class
  • can't write as fast as professor can talk
  • clumsy with equipment
  • may have poor control of eye movements, so reading is very slow
  • speech may be slow and a bit imprecise
 
What to do
  • re-copy notes
  • check with another student
  • tape lectures
  • take more MWF classes with shorter periods
  • read and re-read
  • use word processor for everything
  • use lap top computer for not taking in class
 
 
 
For additional information please contact Andy Gaines, Counselor/Coordinator of Student Accommodations at 217-234-5259/ againes@lakeland.cc.il.us or Meghan McGreevy- Graduate Assistant at 217-234-5062/ mmcgreevy@lakeland.cc.il.us
 

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