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Guide to Services

Following is a list of  LD Program support services and how best to access them:

  • ACADEMIC COUNSELING 

              -  Go to a counselor at the Disabled Students Center
              -  Make an appointment with a counselor 
              -  Ask to make a 1-2 year plan: discuss REALISTIC goals. 

  • BOOKS ON TAPE or E-TEXT

               -  Get  form from Contact Instructor or Disabled Students Center 
               -  Fill it out, have Contact Instructor sign it
               -  Take to Disabled Students' Center 
               -  PLAN AHEAD...this can take awhile!
           
  • NOTE TAKERS 

              -  Get Volunteer Note taker form and copier request form from Contact
                 Instructor.      
              -  Fill them out.
              -  Give request form to your course instructor (make an appointment!) 
              -  Follow up if you don't hear anything in a week! 
              -  Student volunteer note-taker will bring a copy of notes to
                 the LD  program for approval and further instructions 
              -  You may arrange to obtain notes from the note-taker or pick 
                 them up from MC 75.

  • HIGH TECH CENTER 

              -  Take LD instructor referral to the High Tech Center in AC 100 
              -  Make an appointment with them to discuss options or to get on the
                 waiting list.

  • PRIORITY ENROLLMENT 

                - 
    For Fall and Spring Semesters only 
                -  This entitles you to second or third day enrollment 
                -  This should happen automatically. If it doesn't, see your 
                   counselor.
  • LD PROGRAM STUDY ASSISTANCE

               -  Come in and study individually or with a group 
               -  Appointment hours with LD assistants are available. Sign up
                  at the front desk. 
               -  Come with specific questions in mind, assignments, or a
                   rough draft

  • STUDY STRATEGIES CLASSES

                -  Get schedule at LD program, find in schedule of classes, or
                   look on the website. 
                -  These meet twice a week for 8 weeks  (Counseling 51 - 58) 
                -  These workshops should be taken along with an academic 
                   class in order to be able to apply the strategies learned. 

  • TEST PROCTORING 

                 -  PLAN AHEAD..When you plan your semester schedule leave
                    time after the class to allow for the extra time in the proctoring room!
     
                 -  Get PROCTOR FORM from the LD Program 
                 -  Have Contact Instructor sign it 
                 -  Make an APPOINTMENT with your course instructor 
                    to discuss your  proctor form and arrangements  (NOT during class!)                    
                 -  Return form to the LD Program 
                 -  Schedule time of test with the Disabled Students Center
                    as soon as you can 
                 -  Remind the instructor the day before the exam 
                 -  Go to the proctor room at the scheduled time 
                 -  Pick up proctor room hours and procedures at LD program front desk

  • TUTORING 

                  -  Meet with your contact instructor to discuss problems 
                      and options 
                  -  See Audrey to fill out a schedule with your available time 
                  -  We primarily offer Math and English tutoring; some other subjects take
                      time to locate so plan ahead 
                  -  There are many tutoring options available on campus, USE THEM.
                  -  Come prepared to these appointments.. 
                  -  Call if you can't make it. Be RESPONSIBLE!  (Ph: 434-3555)