Disability Resource Center | NorthWest Arkansas Community College

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Disability Resource Center

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Disability Resource Center

Disability Resource Center

NWACC's Disability Resource Center ensures students with disabilities equal access to the college's educational programs, opportunities and activities.

The college strives to improve and incorporate comprehensive services to eliminate physical, programmatic and attitudinal barriers that may arise with disabilities. Services are available to students, faculty, staff and guests. 

In addition, the center seeks to strengthen partnerships with community agencies to develop models and practices that build leadership and cultural awareness in the areas of post-secondary education, rehabilitation and student services.

Academic accommodations offered to eligible students include the following:

  • Registration help & counseling
  • Student volunteer note takers
  • Permission to audio tape lectures
  • Preferential classroom seating
  • Special testing conditions
  • Extended time for written assignments
  • Consultation on use and acquisition of auxiliary aids
  • Sign language interpreter services
  • Videophone usage

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Eligibility for Services

Services are available to any NWACC student who has a documented disability. Individuals eligible for services include those with mobility, orthopedic, hearing, vision or speech impairments, as well as those with other health-related disabilities, traumatic brain injuries, learning disabilities or psychiatric disabilities.

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Report Grevience

Learn more about NWACC's ADA / 504 Student Grievance Process.

All information and records obtained by the Disability Resource Center are kept confidential, consistent with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act and ADA/504 mandates.