Disability Services

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Accommodations

Accommodations are determined on a case-by-case basis considering an individual's limitations and the academic demands and responsibilities of residential life at Lewis-Clark State College.

Request for Accommodations

Contacting Disability Services at the beginning of each semester so that appropriate accommodations can be made in a timely manner is very important. Students are strongly encouraged to make this contact within the first two weeks of each semester. This includes filling out the required disability intake form that indicates the student's need (e.g., extended time to complete exams, assistive technology, etc.).

Providing the Disability Contact Person with appropriate medical, psychological, psychoeducational, or neuropsychological documentation indicating the student's disability and suggested accommodations.

Common academic accommodations made by the college include:

  • extended time allowed for examinations
  • computer access for examinations
  • distraction-reduced testing locations
  • additional time for written assignments
  • classroom note takers
  • audio books or books in electronic format
  • sign language interpreters
  • housing and dietary accommodations
  • in exceptional circumstances, a plan for a reduced course load

Testing Accommodations

A student who wishes to receive accommmodations for his/her disability must make a request at the Disability Services office. Faculty members who observe student learning difficulties may refer the student for assistance as well. Once documented, and testing accommodations are assigned, the process is simple.
  1. Schedule testing time with DS worker for specific date & time.
  2. Read and sign "Test Room Agreement".
  3. Arrive for test promptly, leaving personal items in the testing office.
  4. Take test according to accommodations provided.

Testing Office is located at Library 149

Hours: Mon-Thur. 7:30 a.m -4:30 p.m.  Exams will not be started after 2:30 p.m. unless there are special circumstances.

Friday 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  Exams will not be started after 10:30 a.m.

Disability Services Policies and Procedures

Test Room Agreement Form Test Room Instructor Information

Call (208) 792-2211 to schedule an appointment, (208) 792-2185 to schedule a test.


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