Okefenokee Technical College

Okefenokee Technical College 2013-2014 Catalog

Support Services for Students with Disabilities

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General Student Information

Okefenokee Technical College (OTC) offers a number of services to help students with disabilities find success in the academic and technical components of their program of study. A disability is described as a condition that impairs or restricts one or more major life activities. Disabilities may be deemed temporary or permanent impairments.

Special services are extended to students who have:

  • Impaired vision or hearing
  • Learning disabilities
  • Physical disabilities
  • Medical disabilities
  • Psychological impairments

Request Initiation of Services:

To request and make arrangements for services, the student must meet with the Retention/Special Populations Coordinator to create a plan for classroom adjustments or accommodations.

Retention/Special Populations Coordinator

Karen Boyle

Okefenokee Technical College

1701 Carswell Avenue – Room 122

Waycross GA 31503

(912) 285-6119

kboyle@okefenokeetech.edu

Student Responsibilities

  • Provide appropriate documentation:
  • Request classroom adjustments or accommodations every term.
  • Return classroom accommodation forms after they are signed and reviewed by the instructor(s) to the Retention/Special Populations Coordinator.
  • Understand that other student services (Financial Aid, Admissions, Career, etc.) are the responsibility of the student.
  • Adhere to the Student Code of Conduct.