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1 Bridging the Gap between Disability Services in HS and College High School vs. CollegeBridging the Gap between Disability Services in HS and College
2 College Responsibilities StudentResponsibilitiesDisabilityLawsCollege VsHigh SchoolTeaching, Studies & Tests100100100100100200200200200200300300300300300400400400400400500500500500500Final Question
3 College Responsibilities 100 True or False: Colleges are responsible for providing personal or private tutors.FalseTutoring services MAY be available and must be as accessible to persons with disabilities as those without.At most colleges, tutoring is available to everyone, but may not be available in every subject.
4 College Responsibilities 200 True or False: Colleges MUST provide assistive technology to students and will charge students for these services.FalsePostsecondary schools receiving federal financial aid must provide accommodations (other than personal aids like hearing aids, computer, home computer software, eyeglasses, etc.) at NO cost to the student
5 College Responsibilities 300 If I decide during midterms that I need accommodations for a class, the college must:Let me go back and retake previous tests with the appropriate accommodationsTalk to my instructor for me about the accommodationsI needC. Issue the accommodations forms effective from that dateCAccommodations are not retroactive, and you must provide proper documentation of your disability. It will also take time to meet some requests-books on tape, scheduled test times, etc.
6 College Responsibilities 400 Once you graduate from HS, educational institutions are no longer required to provide which:AccommodationsLonger testing time, note takers, scribesPersonal AidsCPersonal aids include equipment and devices that are specific to an individual like eye glasses, wheel chairs, hearing aids, etc.
7 College Responsibilities 500 To graduate from college a student must:Complete credit hours: 30 for a certificate, 70 for associates, 100 for bachelor’sPass all classes with a “C” or betterApply for graduationC
8 Student Responsibilities 100 True or False: Colleges students are responsible for knowing where to locate information, assistance, and study supportTRUEThere is not a “main office”-where you go depends on what you need.Many colleges have student support servicesAdvisingFinancial AidTutoringDisability Services
9 Student Responsibilities 200 True or False: In order for a student to receive academic accommodations, a student must meet with Disability Services and provide adequate documentation of a disability that effects academics.TRUEDifferent colleges require different documentation of a disability-it’s your responsibility to know what the college you’re attending needs. You are responsible for the costs of needed documentation/assessments
10 Student Responsibilities 300 In order for your parents to have access to your student records and/or represent you, YOU MUST submit written_______.CONSENT or PERMISSIONIt’s a violation of FERPA to release information to anyone other than the student.
11 Student Responsibilities 400 In college, there is no one to blame for not waking up on time, not eating properly, or not washing your clothes. You will be held _____ for your behavior.ACCOUNTABLE or RESPONSIBLECollege students must learn to budget their time as well as their finances. Start now to learn how to balance school, sleep, homework, and social time so that you will be prepared for the rigors of college.
12 Student Responsibilities 500 TRUE or FALSE: Because I received accommodations in high school and had an IEP or 504 plan, I must inform my college that I have a disability.FALSEYou don't have to disclose, however, if you want the school to provide academic accommodations, you must identify yourself and your disability.
13 AMERICANS with DISABIILITIES ACT Disability Laws100What does ADA stand for?AMERICANS with DISABIILITIES ACTADA is about access not success…success is in the hands of the student!
14 INDIVIDUAL EDUCATION PLAN Disability Laws200In HS, students obtain an IEP which stands for what?INDIVIDUAL EDUCATION PLAN
15 Disability Laws300True or False: Your IEP or 504 Plan automatically follows you to college.FALSEThe IEP and 504 Plan may be enough to get you academic accommodations at the college level. You will most likely be asked to provide more information and every college has different requirements
16 Disability Laws400All infants, children, and adults requiring special education services are covered under IDEA and Section 504 until they reach this age or graduate from HS.21
17 Disability Laws500The two federal civil rights laws protecting students with disabilities are the ADA and Section 504. These laws provide students:Equal AccessAppropriate AccommodationsPrivacyAll of the AboveD
18 College vs. HS100True or False: College classes are all held in the same buildingFalseClasses are held at many different sites on and off campus…you may start on one end of campus and your next class is at the other end. It is important to plan your classes carefully to allow time to get from one class to the next.
19 College vs. HS200College class times vary from : A minutes – longer hours35-45 minutesAll classes are the same lengthASome classes will be held in a lab setting, clinical for nursing students may be held at area hospitals or nursing homes.
20 College vs. HS300Full time College Instructors: A. Have set office hoursWill tutor studentsAre on campus daily from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.AInstructors may not be as easily accessible as your HS teachers, since class meets less frequently.Set up an appointment to talk with your instructor if you have questions or concerns.Adjunct faculty may only be on campus for that one class and may not have office hours.
21 College vs. HS 400 In HS, classes are arranged for you. In college, You choose your own classesMost classes are still chosen for youAdvisors will help you plan your scheduleAll of the aboveD
22 College vs. HS500If student placement scores show they don’t read, write or do math at a college level, the college might:Require developmental/remedial coursesPut students in classes they aren’t prepared forMake students go back to high schoolAColleges use placement tests like ACT, COMPASS, etc. to place students in classes that match their present skills
23 Teaching, Studies, and Tests 100True or False: In college, teachers modify curriculum and alter assignments as outlined in a student’s IEP or 504 plan.FALSECollege instructors are NOT required to modify, design, or alter assignments or deadlines if it would fundamentally alter the course or cause undue administrative hardship.
24 Teaching, Studies, and Tests 200Attendance in college is:RequiredRecommendedOptionalAll of the AboveDMissing class may mean missing new assignments, discussion about readings, pop quizzes, possible test questions, and information that is shared by the instructor that may not be in the textbook.
25 Teaching, Studies, and Tests 300True or False: College instructors generally hold tests frequently.FALSETesting is generally periodic and may be cover large amounts of material.Make up tests are seldom an option. If they are the STUDENT is responsible for requesting them.
26 Teaching, Studies, and Tests 400College instructors will:Always check your homeworkRemind you about homeworkProvide information you missed when absentNone of the aboveD
27 Teaching, Studies, and Tests 500When taking college courses, students usually need to study how many hours outside of class for every hour in class?2-3 HOURSEnglish 101 meets 3 days/week for 1 hour, how many hours of study?Studying includes reading your textbooks, taking notes over readings, writing assignments, doing research, rewriting/editing class notes, preparing for exams, etc.!
29 Important DocumentsCollege instructors hand out this form during their first class. It contains course expectations, assignments, their contact information, grading scale, attendance expectations, and more. Name this VERY important document.SYLLABUS