Presentation on theme: "NAMI MN 2013 Moving Toward Independence: University of Minnesota Disability Services Cynthia Fuller, PhD, LP."— Presentation transcript:
NAMI MN 2013 Moving Toward Independence: University of Minnesota Disability Services Cynthia Fuller, PhD, LP
U of MN Disability Services Mission: Advancing Access For Everyone Disability Services The Disability Services (DS) mission statement encompasses the work of all DS staff. Access is the core of our work.
Who DS Serves Disability Services DS promotes access and equity for all students, staff, instructors, and guests of the University of Minnesota.
What is the Work Disability Services DS works to advance equitable opportunities for learning, working, and participating in campus life. Accommodations Universal design Education and outreach Collaboration
How the Work is Done Disability Services DS partners with the people we serve to identify barriers and to facilitate access. Interactive process to determine reasonable accommodations: Student Instructor DS Access Consultant
Reasonable Accommodations Disability Services Provide students with health/disability condition an equitable opportunity to participate. Do not compromise essential elements of the course, program, or activity. Do not guarantee success.