Types of Disability Accommodations

Types of Accommodations

The Disability Resources staff will determine the appropriate accommodations for each student based on documentation of disability.

Classroom Accommodations

Classroom notes:

  • Audio recorded class lectures: student then transcribes notes for him/herself
  • Volunteer Note Taker (via 20/20 pen, large lined note paper or NCR paper)
  • Notes/handouts transcribed in Braille

Alternate Text Formats:

  • Books available in Word or PDF with text to speech options emailed or loaded on student's MP3 Player
  • Braille text with embossed/tactile images
  • Magnifier for reading text
  • Enlarged handouts or tests

Accommodations for taking tests:

  • Test is read aloud using various technology 
  • Test is enlarged
  • Test is Braille
  • Test is on audio CD
  • Test is taken with extended time limit
  • Test is given in a distraction reduced environment
  • Test answers are written by a scribe (student dictates what is to be written)

Service Providers:

  • Sign Language Interpreter
  • Classroom Aide
  • Volunteer Note Taker
  • Reader and/or Scribe

Ergonomic Needs:

  • Ergonomic keyboards
  • Ergonomic chairs
  • Ergonomic wrist pads
  • Ergonomic mice

Please note:

Tutoring is not recognized by the ADA as an accommodation, but ALL students can receive tutorial assistance through the Learning Center.


Disability Resources Center
Located on the Pueblo Campus
Academic Building
Room 120

Phone: 719-549-3446
Fax: 719-549-3445

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.