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Information about Texas A&M Univ-Main Campus Support Services for people with Dyslexia

October 24, 2011 in Information About Support Services for people with Dyslexia

As part of the ongoing discussion inside of Dyslexic in America, we have dedicated a special section to colleges and university with Strong support Services for people with dyslexia and other disabilities. I have sent out a request for information from each of the institutions we have begun two explore; I will be posting the responses from each individual institution as they come in.

 

 

I. Contact information for student support services or institutional specialists trained in the area of dyslexia?

1. Disability Services, (979) 845-1637, http://disability.tamu.edu/


II. Number of students admitted to college or university every year?

1. 16,130 admitted; 8,176 enrolled (first time in college, Fall 2010


III. Number of students admitted to college or university with dyslexia?

 

1. We track our numbers of students by disability category, rather than specific disability. We have 478 students with learning disabilities registered with the Department of Disability Services this fall semester. It is more accurate to count number enrolled and registered rather than the number admitted since not all students disclose when they first come to college (unfortunately)


IV. List the top five programs for all students at college or university? (this is by major)

1. General Studies, Biomedical Sciences, Business Administration, Interdisciplinary Studies, Biology, Psychology


V. List the top five programs for all students with dyslexia?

1. I can easily give you this information for all students with disabilities by college. If you would like me to find out the same information for students with learning disabilities and/or by major, it will take me some time to run a report on our database. We are about to give final exams and I would not be able to do that until after that point. For all students with disabilities: Engineering, Agriculture and Life Sciences, General Academic Programs, Liberal Arts, Mays Business School


VI. List your overall retention rate for all students?

1. 91.8%


VII. List your overall retention rate for students with dyslexia?

1. We don’t have current stats on our retention rate. We participated in a study several years ago that may have this information and I am trying to locate that information.


VIII. Percentage of students that graduate within five years?

1. 75.9%

IX. Percentage of students with dyslexia that graduate within five years?

1. We also don’t have current stats on our graduation rates. Again, it may be in the study that I am working on locating.


X. Number of trained or certified staff assisting with learning disabilities?

1. We have 7 Accommodations Counselors who all have a caseload of students with varying disabilities. All 7 work with students with learning disabilities


XI. Please list the methods of remediation?

1. Testing center for students with disabilities, extended time, note-taking assistance, referrals for tutoring, academic coaching, and academic counseling, adaptive technology, consultation with individual counselor.


XII. Please list technology resources?

1. RFBD Audio books on CD (RFBD CD players)

2. Electronic Text with Text-to-speech software

3. Franklin Spellers

4. Read & Write Gold software (text-to-speech, writing tools, research tools)

5. Kurzweil 3000 software (text-to-speech, writing tools, research tools)

6. Dragon Natually Speaking voice recognition software

7. Audio recorders


XIII. Statement about your institution and the philosophy’s that you follow, to ensure support services for students with disabilities?

1. Disability Services promotes an academic experience for students with disabilities that is fully inclusive and accessible.


XIV. Date and time lines for admissions and other criteria documentation needed for assistance I.E. (IEP, psychology reports etc). ?

1. We begin accepting documentation for students as soon as they accept their offer of admissions. Documentation will be reviewed by our documentation review committee throughout the semester ending approximately 2 weeks before the semester ends. At that point, we will no longer review documentation for the semester as we are in the process of preparing for final exams administration.


XV. Any links, photographs and information that you would wish for me to share with followers?

1. Feel free to reference our website for other information including our statistics, procedures, etc. http://disability.tamu.edu/. You are welcome to contact me with any further questions.




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Information about Support Services University of California, Davis for people with Dyslexia

September 19, 2011 in Information About Support Services for people with Dyslexia


As part of the ongoing discussion inside of Dyslexic in America, we have dedicated a special section to colleges and  university with Strong support Services for people with dyslexia and other disabilities. I have sent out a request for information from each of the institutions we have begun two explore; I will be posting the responses from each individual institution as they come in.

 

Questions

  1. Contact information for student support services or institutional specialists trained in the area of dyslexia?

 

Christine O’Dell

Learning Disability Specialist

Student Disability Center

University of California, Davis

One Shields Avenue

Davis, CA 95616

530.752.3184

caodell@ucdavis.edu

 

  1. Number of students admitted to college or university every year?
    1. academic year 2007 2008
    2. academic year 2006 2000
    3. Academic year — 2008 — 2009
    4. academic year 2009 — 2010
    5. academic year 2010 — 2011

 

Information responsive to this portion of the request can be found at:  http://www.ucop.edu/news/studstaff.html.

 

  1. Number of students admitted to college or university with dyslexia
    1. academic year 2007 2008
    2. academic year 2006 2000
    3. Academic year — 2008 — 2009
    4. academic year 2009 — 2010
    5. academic year 2010 – 2011

 

Since students are not asked to report disabilities when applying, this information is not available. Attached are charts providing some information regarding services provided by UC Davis to students with disabilities. These charts do not provide information specific about dyslexia but may provide useful information.

 

  1. List the top five programs for all students at college or university?
    1. academic year 2007 2008
    2. academic year 2006 2000
    3. Academic year — 2008 — 2009
    4. academic year 2009 — 2010
    5. academic year 2010 — 2011

 

Information responsive to this portion of the request can be found both here: http://facts.ucdavis.edu/largest_undergraduate_majors_by_degrees_conferred.lassoand in the statistical summaries found here: http://www.ucop.edu/ucophome/uwnews/stat/

 

  1. List the top five programs for all students with dyslexia?
    1. academic year 2007 2008
    2. academic year 2006 2000
    3. Academic year — 2008 — 2009
    4. academic year 2009 — 2010
    5. academic year 2010 — 2011

 

Since students are not asked to report disabilities when applying, this information is not available.

 

  1. List your overall retention rate for all students?

 

Information responsive to this portion of the request can be found here: http://facts.ucdavis.edu/graduation_rates_incoming_freshmen.lasso

 

  1. List your overall retention rate for students with dyslexia?
    1. academic year 2007 2008
    2. academic year 2006 2000
    3. Academic year — 2008 — 2009
    4. academic year 2009 — 2010
    5. academic year 2010 — 2011

 

Since students are not asked to report disabilities when applying, this information is not available.

 

  1. Percentage of students that graduate within five years?
    1. academic year 2007 2008
    2. academic year 2006 2000
    3. Academic year — 2008 — 2009
    4. academic year 2009 — 2010
    5. academic year 2010 — 2011

 

Information responsive to this portion of the request can be found here: http://facts.ucdavis.edu/graduation_rates_incoming_freshmen.lasso

 

  1. Percentage of students with dyslexia that graduate within five years?
    1. academic year 2007 2008
    2. academic year 2006 2000
    3. Academic year — 2008 — 2009
    4. academic year 2009 — 2010
    5. academic year 2010 — 2011

 

Since students are not asked to report disabilities when applying, this information is not available. 

 

  1. Number of trained or certified staff assisting with learning disabilities?
    1. academic year 2007 2008
    2. academic year 2006 2000
    3. Academic year — 2008 — 2009
    4. academic year 2009 — 2010
    5. academic year 2010 – 2011

 

One

 

  1. Please list the methods of remediation?

 

Depending on the student’s functional limitations, remediation methods may include but are not limited to management counseling, assistance with compensatory strategies, extra time on exams, authorization to record lectures, use of SmartPen (on loan), separate room for reduced distractions, E-Texts, note takers, and use of a computer or other electronic device. More information regarding services that are available can be found at: http://sdc.ucdavis.edu/services.html.

 

  1. Please list technology resources?

 

UC Davis provides the following technology resources for students with disabilities:

SOFTWARE

We have a campus site license for ClaroRead, a toolbar that acts as a multi-sensory learning tool for PC and Apple operating systems.

From the ClaroRead flier:

“ClaroRead is the complete support package for those with dyslexia, learning difficulties, or anyone who struggles with reading and writing.

 

ClaroRead accurately identifies errors, building confidence. ScreenRuler takes the stress out of reading. The combined ruler and color overlay horizontal bar focuses the eye, while tracking words as they progress on-screen. Text is spoken out loud, increasing independence.”

 

  • ClaroRead can be found on any computer lab at UC Davis.
  • ClaroRead training can be found at the YouTube ClaroRead page which has tutorials for Mac and PC usage.

HARDWARE

We also have a Center for Accessible Technologies (CAT lab) housed in Shields library. The CAT lab has 4 Mac mini’s, with 30” monitors, dual booting Windows XP and Mac OSX. We also have a selection of accessible hardware devices for individuals to try out on the computers upon request.

 

We have a list of available hardware and software available at the CAT hardware/software page.

TEXTBOOKS

Textbooks can be converted into multiple formats upon approval from a Disability Specialist. Multiple formats can be created at the student’s request.

 

  1. Statement about your institution and the philosophy’s that you follow, to ensure support services for students with disabilities?

 

The University of California, Davis is committed to ensuring equal educational opportunities for students with disabilities. An integral part of that commitment is the coordination of specialized academic support services through the Student Disability Center (SDC).

The philosophy of the SDC is to promote independence and integrated participation in campus life for students with disabilities. The SDC is staffed by professional Disability Specialists who specialize in different areas of disability: learning, vision, hearing, medical, psychological, and mobility. These professionals each work with an assigned caseload of students, determining their eligibility for academic accommodations and ensuring the provision of accommodations necessary to allow the students to participate meaningfully in educational opportunities on campus.

The SDC staff are available to answer questions that prospective students may have about services for students with disabilities on campus. The SDC staff also provide information to facultyon working with students with disabilities.

  1. Date and time lines for admissions and other criteria documentation needed for assistance I.E. (IEP, psychology reports etc). ?

 

Admissions deadlines and timelines are available here: http://sdc.ucdavis.edu/current.html and here: http://sdc.ucdavis.edu/fliers/LD_flier.html.

 

  1. Any links, photographs and information that you would wish for me to share with followers?

 

Information regarding the general University philosophy and community can be found here: http://occr.ucdavis.edu/poc/. Information regarding accessibility services at UC Davis can be found here: http://accessibility.ucdavis.edu/.

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Information about Support Services Florida International University for people with Dyslexia

September 18, 2011 in Information About Support Services for people with Dyslexia

As part of the ongoing discussion inside of Dyslexic in America, we have dedicated a special section to colleges and  university with

Strong support Services for people with dyslexia and other disabilities. I have sent out a request for information from each of the institutions we have begun two explore; I will be posting the responses from each individual institution as they come in.

 

 

Questions

  1. Contact information for student support services or institutional specialists trained in the area of dyslexia?

FIU has a Disability Resource Center on both of its campuses. Their contact information is as follows:

 

Modesto Maidique Campus:

11200 SW 8th Street, Graham Center 190

Miami, FL 33199

Phone: (305) 348-3532 • Fax: (305) 348-3850

Email: drcupgl@fiu.edu

 

Biscayne Bay Campus:

3000 NE 151st Street, Wolfe University Center 131

North Miami, FL 33181

Phone: (305) 919-5345• Fax: (305) 919-5211

Email: drcbbc@fiu.edu

 

 

  1. Number of students admitted to college or university every year?

 

Undergraduate students admitted by academic year (includes transfer students)

  1. Academic year 2006 — 2007 – 18,190
  2. Academic year 2007 — 2008 – 15,306
  1. Academic year 2008 — 2009 – 15,924
  2. Academic year 2009 — 2010 – 18,458
  3. Academic year 2010 — 2011 – 22,431

 

  1. Number of students admitted to college or university with dyslexia

 

  1. Academic year 2006 – 2007 – N/A
  2. Academic year 2007 – 2008 – N/A
  3. Academic year 2008 – 2009 – 20
  4. Academic year 2009 – 2010 – 23
  5. Academic year 2010 – 2011 – 8

 

  1. List the top five programs for all students at your college or university?

 

Top Five Disciplines – Undergraduate Students

 

  1. Academic year 2006 — 2007

Business Administration and Management

Psychology

Communication

Biology

Accounting

 

  1. Academic year 2007 — 2008

Psychology, General

Business Administration and Management

Communication

Biology, General

Accounting

  1. Academic year 2008 — 2009

 

Psychology

Business Administration and Management

Biology

Communication

Accounting

 

  1. Academic year 2009 — 2010

 

Psychology

Biology, General

Business Administration and Management

Accounting

Hospitality Administration/Management

 

  1. Academic year 2010 — 2011

 

Biology

Psychology

Hospitality Administration/Management

Accounting

Business Administration and Management

 

  1. List the top five programs for all students with dyslexia?
  1. Academic year 2006 – 2007 – N/A
  2. Academic year 2007 — 2008 – N/A
  3. Academic year 2008 — 2009

Business Administration

Liberal Studies

Education

Engineering

Health Sciences

 

  1. Academic year 2009 — 2010

Liberal Studies

Engineering

Hospitality Management

Business Administration

Education

  1. Academic year 2010 — 2011

Biological Sciences

Architecture

Criminal Justice

Education

Psychology

 

  1. List your overall retention rate for all students?

 

First Year Persistence – Full-Time FTICs*

 

  1. Fall 2005 Cohort: 81.3%
  2. Fall 2006 Cohort: 84%
  3. Fall 2007 Cohort: 82.6%
  4. Fall 2008 Cohort: 84.3%
  5. Fall 2009 Cohort: n/a

 

*Definition: The percentage of a full-time, first-time-in-college (FTIC) undergraduate cohort (entering in fall term or summer continuing to fall) that is still enrolled or has graduated from the same institution in the second year (fall, spring or summer).

  1. List your overall retention rate for students with dyslexia?
  1. Academic year 2006 – 2007 – N/A
  2. Academic year 2007 – 2008 – N/A
  3. Academic year 2008 – 2009 – 61%
  4. Academic year 2009 – 2010 – 86%
  5. Academic year 2010 — 2011 – N/A

The percentage listed is representative of the students that came in during that year and were still enrolled or graduating in the following year.

 

  1. Percentage of students that graduate within five years?

 

Five-Year Graduation Rate for Full-Time FTICs*

 

  1. 2002 – 2003 Cohort: 39.4%
  2. 2003 – 2004 Cohort: 38.0%
  3. 2004 – 2005 Cohort: 36.2%
  4. 2005 – 2006 Cohort: 33.7%
  5. 2006 – 2007 Cohort: 34.9%

 

*Definition: The percentage of a full-time, first-time-in-college (FTIC) undergraduate cohort (entering in fall term or summer continuing to fall) that graduated from the same institution in five years or less.

 

 

  1. Percentage of students with dyslexia that graduate within five years?
  1. Academic year 2006 – 2007 – N/A
  2. Academic year 2007 – 2008 – N/A
  3. Academic year 2008 – 2009  – N/A
  4. Academic year 2009 — 2010 – N/A
  5. Academic year 2010 — 2011 – N/A

 

  1. Number of trained or certified staff assisting with learning disabilities?

Since its inception, the Disability Resource Center has grown to not only fit, but anticipate the needs of the FIU community. Our offices are led by our Director and Associate Director. They have various support staff that currently number 3 Disability Consultants, 4 coordinators, 4 Student Workers, 2 assistants, and 1 volunteer.

 

  1. Please list the methods of remediation?

Students are advised to use all the resources available on campus. Two examples would be the Center for Academic Success and Academic Advising. The University also has systems in place to assist students with monitoring their progress such as the academic warning and probation alerts (http://undergrad.fiu.edu/advising/wp.html) and the Early Warning Alert System in its First Year Experience Classes. For more information about some of the various resources available to undergraduate students please visit http://undergrad.fiu.edu/advising/resources.html.

 

  1. Please list technology resources?

The Disability Resource Center has a computer lab equipped with various programs that members of our community find helpful such as JAWS and Kurzweil.

 

  1. Statement about your institution and the philosophy’s that you follow, to ensure support services for students with disabilities?

 

The Disability Resource Center at Florida International University endeavors to provide a dynamic and well rounded learning environment for any student that has identified themselves as having a disability. In congruence with the University’s focus on globalized learning, we also aim to provide opportunities for all students, disabled or not, to interact and learn from each other. We accomplish this by forming partnerships with departments on campus that can help facilitate access to various opportunities within their respective areas of specialization such as Career Services, Housing, Parking and Traffic, Student Support Services, The Center for Academic Success and more. Other than partnerships with other departments, we also maintain a network of on campus personnel with a wide array of expertise that are able to assist us when necessary. We also have scholarship information for all our students both in the office and online. Other than on campus partnerships, we also have projects underway with Miami-Dade Public Schools such as Project Panther LIFE (Learning Is For Everyone) which provides access to post secondary education opportunities to students with Intellectual Disabilities.

 

  1. Date and time lines for admissions and other criteria documentation needed for assistance I.E. (IEP, psychology reports etc). ?

Students can apply to the university to start in the Fall, Spring, or Summer semester. The deadlines are listed below.

Fall Term :
June 1
Spring Term :
October 1
Summer Term :
February 1

 

Any Student interested in applying to the University is encouraged to visit http://admissions.fiu.edu/ for more information on Undergraduate Admissions. It is recommended that prospective students apply up to one year ahead of the semester they plan

 

In regards to registering for accommodations, students may register at any time with the Disability Resource Center in order to retain their services. If a student has not yet been fully admitted to the University they will be listed as a prospective student, unless they are taking classes as a “Non-Degree Seeking Student” – in which case they will be rendered services as an Active Student. Depending on the accommodations being requested, letters from physicians, therapists, or other educational facilities may be requested. Please contact your nearest office for more information.

 

 

  1. Any links, photographs and information that you would wish for me to share with followers?

Any student interested in applying the University should visit the following websites for more information about the University, visiting the University, and applying to the University.

 

About FIU:   http://fiu.edu/about-us/index.html

The About FIU link has, on the bottom links to facebook, twitter and Youtube

 

Visiting FIU:  http://fiu.edu/about-us/visit-campus/index.html

 

Home page for Undergraduate Admissions:   http://admissions.fiu.edu/

 

Home Page for the Disability Resource Center: http://drc.fiu.edu

 

 
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Information about Support Servicesat San Diego State University for people with Dyslexia

September 8, 2011 in Information About Support Services for people with Dyslexia

As part of the ongoing discussion inside of Dyslexic in America, we have dedicated a special section to colleges and  university with Strong support Services for people with dyslexia and other disabilities. I have sent out a request for information from each of the institutions we have begun two explore; I will be posting the responses from each individual institution as they come in.

 

Questions

Contact information for student support services or institutional specialists trained in the area of dyslexia? Student Disability Services, 619-594-6473, Mary Shojai, Director, web site:  http://www.sa.sdsu.edu/sds/index.html

 

1)      Number of students admitted to college or university every year? Available at Institutional Research web page for SDSU.

  1. academic year 2007 2008
  2. academic year 2006 2000
  3. Academic year — 2008 — 2009
  4. academic year 2009 — 2010
  5. academic year 2010 — 2011

2)      Number of students admitted to college or university with dyslexia   Since students do not identify with a disability in the application process, this information is not available.  There are typically around 200 students with learning disabilities registered with Student DEisability Services in a given semester.  We do not distinguish between students with dyslexia and other types of specific learning disabilities.

  1. academic year 2007 2008
  2. academic year 2006 2000
  3. Academic year — 2008 — 2009
  4. academic year 2009 — 2010
  5. academic year 2010 — 2011

3)      List the top five programs for all students at college or university? Available at Institutional Research web page for SDSU.

  1. academic year 2007 2008
  2. academic year 2006 2000
  3. Academic year — 2008 — 2009
  4. academic year 2009 — 2010
  5. academic year 2010 — 2011

4)      List the top five programs for all students with dyslexia?   We do not keep these records by disability type, but the most prevalent undergraduate major among students with disabilities is psychology.

  1. academic year 2007 2008
  2. academic year 2006 2000
  3. Academic year — 2008 — 2009
  4. academic year 2009 — 2010
  5. academic year 2010 — 2011

5)      List your overall retention rate for all students?

6)      List your overall retention rate for students with dyslexia?   See the California State University web site:   http://www.calstate.edu/sas/Disabled_Rates_Final.pdf   Again, the data is not separated by disability types.

  1. academic year 2007 2008
  2. academic year 2006 2000
  3. Academic year — 2008 — 2009
  4. academic year 2009 — 2010
  5. academic year 2010 — 2011

7)      Percentage of students that graduate within five years? See # 7.

  1. academic year 2007 2008
  2. academic year 2006 2000
  3. Academic year — 2008 — 2009
  4. academic year 2009 — 2010
  5. academic year 2010 — 2011

8)      Percentage of students with dyslexia that graduate within five years?   See # 7.

  1. academic year 2007 2008
  2. academic year 2006 2000
  3. Academic year — 2008 — 2009
  4. academic year 2009 — 2010
  5. academic year 2010 — 2011

9)      Number of trained or certified staff assisting with learning disabilities?

  1. academic year 2007 2008   3 full-time
  2. academic year 2006 2000   ???
  3. Academic year — 2008 — 2009   2 full-time
  4. academic year 2009 — 2010        1 full-time
  5. academic year 2010 — 2011        1 full-time

10)  Please list the methods of remediation?   Student Support Services grant program provides enhanced services for students with disabilities in need of writing development.  There is a writing center housed within our assistive technology computer center.

11)  Please list technology resources?   A separate computer lab with assistive software/hardware.  Includes Jaws, ZoomText, Kurzweil 3000 and 1000, Dragon Naturally Speaking, Braille embosser, scanner, ergonomic keyboards.

12)  Statement about your institution and the philosophy’s that you follow, to ensure support services for students with disabilities?   Our mission is to provide equal access through accommodations, advocacy and technology.

13)  Date and time lines for admissions and other criteria documentation needed for assistance I.E. (IEP, psychology reports etc). ? See web site:   http://www.sa.sdsu.edu/sds/index.html   under the section for students.

14)  Any links, photographs and information that you would wish for me to share with followers? See above responses.

 
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Information for about Support Services for people with Dyslexia at University of Cincinnati

August 25, 2011 in Information About Support Services for people with Dyslexia

As part of the ongoing discussion inside of Dyslexic in America, we have dedicated a special section to colleges and university with Strong support Services for people with dyslexia and other disabilities. I have sent out a request for information from each of the institutions we have begun two explore; I will be posting the responses from each individual institution as they come in.

Questions

 

  1. Contact information for student support services or institutional specialists trained in the area of dyslexia?

 

NOTE:  Please view our website for contact and address information: http://www.uc.edu/aess/disability.html

 

 

  1. Number of students admitted to college or university every year?
  1. Academic year 2005 to 2006   16035
  2. Academic year 2006 to 2007   16085
  3. Academic year 2007 to 2008    17344
  4. Academic year 2008 to 2009    17949
  5. Academic year 2009 to 2010   20363
  6. Academic year 2010 to 2011  19985

 

 

  1. Number of students admitted to college or university with dyslexia ?
  1. Academic year 2005 to 2006
  2. Academic year 2006 to 2007
  3. Academic year 2008 to 2009
  4. Academic year 2009 to 2010
  5. Academic year 2010 to 2011

 

NOTE: Students with disabilities are not admitted to the University of Cincinnati with any classification of disability i.e., dyslexic, visually impaired or other. Students are admitted solely on academic merit.  Once a student enrolls, we will offer accommodations specifically to accommodate the impact of the disability within the academic setting.

 

  1. List the top five programs for all students at college or university?
  1. Academic year 2005 to 2006
  2. Academic year 2006 to 2007
  3. Academic year 2008 to 2009
  4. Academic year 2009 to 2010
  5. Academic year 2010 to 2011

 

NOTE: The University of Cincinnati is comprised of 12 individual colleagues (along with 2 Branch colleges, UC Blue Ash and Clermont College) that are specific to an area of study i.e., College of Engineering and Applied Science (COEAS), College of Education, Criminal Justice and Education (CECH), College of Law (CoL), College of Medicine (CoM) etc. Within each college are individualized programs or majors such as Mechanical Engineering (COEAS), Civil Engineering (COEAS), Special Education (CECH) etc. For a better understanding of each college and the top programs within each, I would suggest reviewing the following website for specific program information:  http://www.uc.edu/provost/colleges.html

 

  1. List the top five programs for all students with dyslexia?
  1. Academic year 2005 to 2006
  2. Academic year 2006 to 2007
  3. Academic year 2008 to 2009
  4. Academic year 2009 to 2010
  5. Academic year 2010 to 2011

 

NOTE:  Students with disabilities are included within the entire student population. They are not counted separately within any academic programs or college.

 

  1. List your overall retention rate for all students?
  1. Academic year 2005 to 2006 80%
  2. Academic year 2006 to 2007 82%
  3. Academic year 2008 to 2009 84.6%
  4. Academic year 2009 to 2010 84.5
  5. Academic year 2010 to 2011 86%

 

 

  1. List your overall retention rate for students with dyslexia?
  1. Academic year 2005 to 2006
  2. Academic year 2006 to 2007
  3. Academic year 2008 to 2009
  4. Academic year 2009 to 2010
  5. Academic year 2010 to 2011

 

NOTE:  Students with disabilities are included within the entire student population. They are not counted separately from the percentages listed in #6.

 

  1. Percentage of students that graduate within five years?
  1. academic year 2000 to 2001 (Unknown)
  2. academic year 2001 to 2002 44.7%
  3. Academic year 2002 to 2003 39.8%
  4. academic year 2003 to 2004 40.3%
  5. academic year 2004 to 2005 40.7%

 

  1. Percentage of students with dyslexia that graduate within five years?
  1. Academic year 2005 to 2006
  2. Academic year 2006 to 2007
  3. Academic year 2008 to 2009
  4. Academic year 2009 to 2010
  5. Academic year 2010 to 2011

 

NOTE: Students with disabilities are included within the entire student population. They are not counted separately from the percentages listed in #8.

 

  1. Number of trained or certified staff assisting with learning disabilities?
  1. Academic year 2005 to 2006
  2. Academic year 2006 to 2007
  3. Academic year 2008 to 2009
  4. Academic year 2009 to 2010
  5. Academic year 2010 to 2011

 

NOTE: Staff within the Office of Disability Services have relevant certifications to assist, advise and accommodate students with disabilities. Degrees range from Bachelor to Doctorate.

 

  1. Please list the methods of remediation? The purpose of Disability Services is to provide reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities. Accommodations include, but not limited to: Extended time on exam, providing a quiet environment in which to complete an exam, a student reader during exams, textbooks in alternative format (Books on CD or MP3 format), etc.

 

  1. Please list technology resources? The Office of Disability Services is able to provide technology specific to a student’s disability related needs i.e., Zoomtex or JAWS for students whom are visually impaired, Kurzweil for students with learning disabilities or dyslexia, Victor Vibe to play audio textbooks from Learning Ally, formally RFB and D.

 

  1. Statement about your institution and the philosophy’s that you follow, to ensure support services for students with disabilities? To view our philosophy, please view the following website link: http://www.uc.edu/aess/disability.html

 

  1. Date and time lines for admissions and other criteria documentation needed for assistance I.E. (IEP, psychology reports etc).? Due to our institutions open enrollment, students can apply for admission at any time. Once a student enrolls, receives confirmation of their admission and confirms their admission to the University, they are eligible for accommodations from our office. Documentation which we use to determine eligibility can be in the form of an IEP, psychological report, psycho-education evaluation or other relevant documentation from a professional qualified to make a diagnosis of dyslexia. It is our hope that documentation will contain the following: 1) A diagnosis, 2) How the disability manifests or impacts the students within the academic setting and 3) Appropriate and reasonable accommodations which would lessen the impact of the disability within the academic setting

 

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