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In Order to Receive Accommodations You Must First Complete the OSD Process!

 

The Office of Student Disability Services (OSD) Contact Information:

Cindy Ambrogne-O'Toole, MA, Coordinator of Student Disability Services

Phone: 207.216.4412

Email: cotoole@yccc.edu

Office Hours:  This is a part-time office with hours scheduled as follows: Mondays: Open for the afternoon beginning at 12 noon; Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays: Open from 9:00 until 3:00.  This office is funded from mid-August through mid-June only.

Location: Room B 206 inside the Testing Center on the 2nd floor

 

 

 

IN ORDER TO RECEIVE ACCOMMODATIONS YOU NEED TO COMPLETE THIS PROCESS.

  1. HERE ARE THE STEPS:
  2. The student contacts the office to begin the process.
  3. The student meets for an interview and provides the required documentation for the area(s)of disability.(see guidelines)
  4. The student registers for courses for the semester. 
  5. The documentation is reviewed by the Coordinator and accommodations are determined.
  6. The student and Coordinator meet to review and complete the Accommodation Agreement.
  7. The student provides an Accommodation Agreement packet to each instructor.

1. Contact the OSD after you have been accepted to YCCC.

2. Schedule an interview with the OSD Coordinator.

3. Provide documentation of your disability. 

4. Register for classes.

5. Work with the OSD Coordinator to develop a written Accommodation Agreement.

6. Meet with your instructors at the start of the semester to discuss your accommodations and provide them with a copy.

7. Check your YCCC email regularly for important notices from the OSD.

8. Check-in with the OSD coordinator during the semester.

9. Remember you will need to renew your Accommodation Agreement for your next semester.

 

 

GUIDELINES FOR DOCUMENTATION:

 

  1. The documentation is the most recent information on the student's area(s) of disability.
  2. The documentation is provided by a qualified, licensed provider such as: a school or private testing psychologist, a medical doctor, a licensed therapist.
  3. The materials include the diagnostic criteria, testing results, symptoms, impact on student learning, and recommendations.

FOR EACH SEMESTER:

1. Register for classes.

2. Meet with the OSD Coordinator to renew your accommodation agreement.

3. Meet with your instructors at the start of the semester to discuss your accommodations and provide them with a copy.

4. Check your YCCC email regularly for important notices from the OSD.

5. Check-in with the Coordinator during the semester.