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Disability Services

Providing learning opportunities for all students

Northeast Community College Disability Services is committed to assuring that students with disabilities, regardless of whether they experience a permanent or temporary disability, receive equal, effective, and meaningful access to all campus programs, resources, and services to aid them in reaching their educational and career goals. Disability Services Staff work with students with disabilities who seek academic, housing, or other accommodations for disability-related needs.

Faculty and staff work with Disability Services Staff to create an accessible learning environment so all students can demonstrate their abilities.

Current students to include early college students and prospective students with a disability are encouraged to contact Disability Services Staff to request accommodations and support services. Students requesting are encouraged to make accommodation request known as soon as possible to ensure timely service.

Eligibility For Services

Students must show evidence of their status as a person with a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), and its Amendment Act of 2008, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and its revision of 1974.

Under those laws, a person has a disability if they have "a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities (e.g., walking, standing, seeing, speaking, hearing, breathing, learning, working, or taking care of oneself), has a record of such an impairment, or is regarded as having such an impairment."

A "qualified person with a disability" is defined as one... "who meets the academic and technical standards as requisite to admission or participation in the educational program or activity."

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Need help or additional information?

If you need assistance or more information, please contact:

Director of Disability Services
Phone:(402) 844-7343
Toll-Free: (800) 348-9033, Ext. 7343
Fax: (402) 844-7412
Office: CWC 1263