Accommodations for students with disabilities are intended to provide equal access to courses, services and programs. Students must self-identify as needing accommodations to SAS and then must register and provide documentation to substantiate the need for accommodations.
Examples of Accommodations and Services
Brown provides a range of accommodations and and services to registered students with dcoumented disabilities or medical conditions. Accommodations and services are provided based on student needs and are determined on a case by case basis.
The following are a few examples of the range of accommodations and services provided:
- Extra time on examinations
- Use of the Accessibility Shuttle, offering point to point rides on campus
- Accessible housing
- Access to print materials in an enlarged or alternate format
- Sign language interpreters
Accommodations may not fundamentally alter essential components of a course or curriculum.