The Office of Disability Services
Dr. Tonya Hall, ADA Coordinator
Rights and Responsibilities
Educational access is the provision of classroom accommodations, auxiliary aids and services to ensure equal educational opportunities for all students regardless of disability. Creating equal educational opportunities is a collaborative effort between the student, the faculty member, and the Abilities Office, the Chicago State University office dedicated to serving students with disabilities. The Abilities Office staff can be reached at 773/ 995-4401 or 773/ 995-3776 TTY. The Abilities Office Coordinator, Dr. Tonya Hall can also be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 protect students with disabilities from discrimination that may occur as a result of misconceptions, attitudinal barriers, and/or failure of the institution to provide appropriate accommodations, auxiliary aids, or services. Examples of accommodations and auxiliary aids include, but are not limited to: qualified interpreters, note takers, extra time for exams, and educational materials in alternate format (i.e. Braille, audiotape, electronic format, enlarged print).
Faculty Have the Responsibility to:
PLEASE NOTE: Faculty do NOT have the right to ask students if they have a disability. For those students with documented disabilities, faculty do NOT have the right to ask about the nature of the disability. However, if students choose to disclose their disability, this information should be treated confidentially.The imformation provided on this page was adapted from content compiled by the Ohio State University Partnership Grant, "Improving the Quality of Education for Students with Disabilities", funded by the U.S. Department of Education under grant #P333A990046.
This page is available in alternate format upon request. Please call the Abilities Office of Disabled Student Services at (773) 995-4401.
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