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Plan: Services for Students with Disabilities Office

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Mission Statement: The mission of the Services to Students with Disabilities Office is to ensure equal access to all educational programs at Great Basin College and to approve and coordinate reasonable accommodations within the classroom for eligible students with documented disabilities.
GOALS
1.  Goal: Ensure equal access to all educational programs at Great Basin College and to approve and coordinate reasonable accommodations within the classroom for eligible students with documented disabilities. (Theme 3)

Added on 12/10/2009 by Yvonne Sutherland

  OBJECTIVES
  1.1  Objective: Make services more visible to new and prospective students.

Last changed on 04/11/2013 by Julie Byrnes

Status: Completed

    ACTION PLAN  
    1.1.1  Task: Design pamphlets and posters to inform students, parents, and high school counselors of the services available.

Last changed on 10/24/2011 by Julie Byrnes

Status: Completed

    1.1.2  Task: Develop an informational e-mail that will go out to faculty each semester.

Last changed on 10/24/2011 by Julie Byrnes

Status: Completed

    1.1.3  Task: Eliminated

Last changed on 10/24/2011 by Julie Byrnes

    1.1.4  Task: Update Pamphlets and posters informing students of the services availabile to students with disabilities.

Last changed on 04/11/2013 by Julie Byrnes

Status: Completed

    1.1.5  Task: design additional forms useful in providing servies to students with disabilities. These will better inform students of their responsibilities and help ensure proper documentation of the accommodation process

Last changed on 04/08/2013 by Julie Byrnes

Status: Completed

  1.2  Objective: Increase the overall assistive equipment and software available in order to meet the increasing demands on this office. The number of students served has doubled over the past 2 years.

Added on 12/10/2009 by Yvonne Sutherland

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN  
    1.2.1  Task: Review the current equipment/software inventory and determine what additional equipment/software is needed

Last changed on 04/11/2013 by Julie Byrnes

Status: Due 06 of 2013

    1.2.2  Task: Determine the cost of additional equipment/software and prioritize each item.

Last changed on 04/11/2013 by Julie Byrnes

Status: Due 10 of 2013

    1.2.3  Task: Eliminated

Last changed on 10/24/2011 by Julie Byrnes

    1.2.4  Task: organize and create a complete inventory of equipment currently available.

Last changed on 04/11/2013 by Julie Byrnes

Status: Completed

    1.2.5  Task: Compare the inventory of equipment available in the Office of Services for Students with Disabilities to the student population being servied and the equipment needs of the population. Take into consideration national trends in college poulations of Students with Disabilities to project what may be needed in future semesters.

Last changed on 04/11/2013 by Julie Byrnes

Status: Due 06 of 2013

  1.3  Objective: Develop an educational program for faculty and staff to better prepare them to meet the needs of this growing population.

Added on 12/10/2009 by Yvonne Sutherland

Status: Due 07 of 2015

    ACTION PLAN  
    1.3.1  Task: Do a review of information being used by other institutions to assist faculty.

Last changed on 04/11/2013 by Julie Byrnes

Status: Completed

    1.3.2  Task: Eliminated

Last changed on 04/11/2013 by Julie Byrnes

    1.3.3  Task: Gather the information to be put in the handbook. Conduct the necessary literature research to build the book.

Last changed on 04/11/2013 by Julie Byrnes

Status: Completed

    1.3.4  Task: Layout the book and put it into an attractive and usable format.

Added on 12/10/2009 by Yvonne Sutherland

Status: Due 01 of 2014

    1.3.5  Task: Place the book on the web in PDF so that faculty can go directly to the webpage and print it out or look up key information.

Added on 12/10/2009 by Yvonne Sutherland

Status: Due 04 of 2014

  1.4  Objective: Develop a webpage that will be more interactive and more informative to both the students and the faculty. It will provide more of the necessary forms online.

Last changed on 04/11/2013 by Julie Byrnes

Status: Completed

    ACTION PLAN  
    1.4.1  Task: Develop an overall look for the new webpage. Do a complete review of other related websites for ideas.

Last changed on 04/11/2013 by Julie Byrnes

Status: Completed

    1.4.2  Task: Determine the forms to be put on the page and have as many as possible set up to be completed and submitted online.

Last changed on 04/11/2013 by Julie Byrnes

Status: Completed

    1.4.3  Task: Determine what information is to be available online and gather the documents necessary to place the information online. Ensure all processes, services, equipment, and procedures are described online.

Last changed on 04/11/2013 by Julie Byrnes

Status: Completed

    1.4.4  Task: Eliminated

Last changed on 04/11/2013 by Julie Byrnes

2.  Goal: Put all accommodation memos issued to students being provided servies, in electronic format. (|Revised|04/11/2013|Julie Byrnes| )

Last changed on 04/11/2013 by Julie Byrnes

  OBJECTIVES
  2.1  Objective: Students will receive their accommodation memos as PDF documents and sent to them through the email listed in People Soft as their preferred email.

Last changed on 04/11/2013 by Julie Byrnes

Status: Completed

    ACTION PLAN (None on file)  




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