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  • Faculty and Staff Resources
    Hard Hearing High Tech Center LD Eligibility Guidelines LD Handbook Services and Accomodations Test Accommodations TRIO Student Support Services Support Service Providers SSWD Policies and Procedures SSWD Jobs Reporting Concerns Faculty and Staff Resources Frequently Asked Questions FAQ Workforce Recruitment Program WRP Disaster Emergency Plan Resources and Links Academic Affairs Accessibility Technology Initiative Giving To Students With Disabilities Learning Disability Assessments SASEEP Sites of Interest for Students Testing Center Vice President for Student Affairs Office Resources for Faculty Staff Faculty Handbooks Working Together Faculty Handbook Learning Disabilities Handbook for Students Faculty Policy Academic Program Access for Students with Disabilities Policy Accessible Technology Policy CSU Accessible Technology Initiative Resources Checklists Making Your Event Accessible Checklist Instructional Materials Accessibility Checklist Requesting Video Captioning Services Tips for Faculty Regarding Captions or Subtitles for Deaf Hard of Hearing Students Training On line Training on Disability Awareness for Faculty and Staff Tips for Teaching Deaf HOH Students Building a Team Workshop for Faculty Staff Web Accessibility Training From Where I Sit Videos featuring stories of CSU Students with Disabilities Links to Other Resources SSWD Consultation SSWD provides consultation and serves as a resource to faculty and staff on student disability related issues Faculty staff wishing

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  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
    member etc about your concern You can also complete the SSWD reporting concerns form online Try to solve the problem informally with the individuals involved If a solution cannot be agreed upon you may request a meeting with the individual s supervisor or head of the department If the problem still cannot be resolved then you can contact the Student Issues Coordinator at scc csus edu 916 278 5344 You may formally file a discrimination complaint through the Academic Program Access for Students with Disabilities Conflict Resolution process by contacting the Office of Human Resources Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Americans with Disabilities Act ADA Del Norte Hall Room 3001 916 278 6907 As noted in the Academic Program Access policy students also have the right to file a formal complaint of discrimination directly with the Office for Civil Rights or other appropriate federal or state departments in lieu of or in addition to using University procedures If a complaint is filed all current accommodations continue during that process without interruption and retaliation for filing a complaint is prohibited Is the confidentiality of a student s records status maintained through SSWD Yes strict confidentiality is maintained No information is released to outside parties from the Office of Services to Students with Disabilities without written consent from the student Furthermore no record of disability status appears on any academic transcript or permanent document maintained by the Admissions and Records For Current Students Is individual or group counseling available A variety of individual and group counseling opportunities exist that address personal social career and academic issues Disability management counseling may be scheduled through SSWD Students are encouraged to contact Psychological Counseling Services and other offices to seek counseling services as well How do students qualify for SSWD services Services are available to students with documented disabilities Documentation of disabilities must be provided by appropriate specialists See SSWD Application Process and Forms Documentation needs to be placed on file in the Office of Services to Students with Disabilities SSWD Students need to request and arrange for accommodations through the Office of SSWD What is the role of SSWD in the provision of academic accommodations SSWD verifies the existence of a disability functional limitations and authorizes reasonable academic accommodations and support services SSWD recommends all students discuss accommodation requests in the first two weeks of the semester however students are not required to do so SSWD is not the only one responsible for providing academic accommodations students faculty staff and the University all play a role Do I need to disclose my disability to my professors No The Certification of Test Course Accommodation letter is all they are entitled to You will need to speak with your professor to arrange the actual course test accommodations but you do not need to reveal the specific disability To receive an accommodation the student must request the reasonable accommodation in a timely manner How do I make a complaint or express a concern about provision of general services or accommodations If you are a student with a disability and you have a concern about academic assistance or accommodations that you may need you should take the following steps Contact the individual involved e g SSWD Counselor faculty member about your concern You can also complete the SSWD reporting concerns form online Try to solve the problem informally with the individuals involved If a solution cannot be agreed upon you may request a meeting with the individual s supervisor or head of the department If the problem still cannot be resolved contact the Student Issues Coordinator scc csus edu or 916 278 5344 If an informal or mid level resolution is not possible you may formally file a complaint through the Academic Program Access for Students with Disabilities Conflict Resolution process by contacting the Office of Human Resources Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Americans with Disabilities Act ADA Del Norte Hall Room 3001 916 278 6907 What is TRIO Student Support Services Services to Students with Disabilities at Sacramento State has been awarded competitive grant funding since 1974 under the TRIO Student Support Services Program from the US Department of Education SSWD was awarded its latest four year TRIO grant for 2010 2015 TRIO Student Support Services SSS is an integral part and a critical program component of SSWD for the retention and graduation of students with disabilities SSS provides academic support services and instruction to program participants Currently enrolled students with disabilities certified by the SSWD office who have a need for academic support services in order to enhance their retention and graduation and who meet other TRIO SSS criteria may be referred to the program services Does SSWD have a program to assist students with writing and mathematics What other instruction is offered through SSWD The following courses instruction are available through the TRIO Student Support Services program to assist eligible students in writing and math Writing Instruction and LS 8 Math Instruction based on ELM score functional limitations and math preparation Additional limited instruction in Adaptive Computing Technology may be open to eligible SSWD students upon counselor referral and instructor permission through the SSWD High Tech Center Does SSWD provide tutors to assist students with disabilities Academic tutor service is considered a personal service and not a required auxiliary aid under Section 504 Many departments have tutoring services e g Writing Center etc see www csus edu saseep for partial listing and some instructors also arrange for group study sessions to supplement the classroom experience The student can utilize tutorial assistance offered through the academic department or available elsewhere on campus SSWD also provides limited paid tutors to work with eligible undergraduate students through the Student Support Services program Occasionally requests for tutors may go unfilled due to availability or scheduling conflicts Are taped recorded textbooks and other alternative media formats available SSWD has a list of readers who can provide taped textbooks for eligible print disabled students Students can also utilize Learning Ally formerly Recordings for

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  • Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP)
    from this database for interviews throughout the year for summer temporary or permanent positions Who is Eligible A candidate for the WRP must be registered with and or receive accommodations through the Services to Students with Disabilities Office have an intellectual disability severe physical disability or psychiatric disability which makes the applicant eligible to use the Schedule A hiring authority be a United States citizen be enrolled on a full time basis unless the severity of the disability precludes the student from taking a substantially full time load OR have graduated within the past year Students who graduated before October 2014 are not eligible for the WRP To be eligible to use the Schedule A hiring authority a candidate must be able to provide supporting documentation referred to as a Schedule A Letter see attachments below for more information regarding Schedule A eligibility and a sample letter A Schedule A Letter may be completed by a licensed medical professional licensed rehabilitation professional or any agency that provides disability benefits Although a candidate may not need to provide a Schedule A letter until later in the hiring process having it upfront and uploading it while applying online will improve the chances of being hired quickly INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING Please note that the registration application process is entirely online If you applied in the past you must re apply for the 2016 program If you are selected for a 30 minute interview with the federal recruiter you will receive an email instructing you to contact the SSWD Office to schedule this interview A candidate must register via the Registration link https wrp gov registerstudent by Friday October 16 2015 Registration must be approved by the campus coordinator before a candidate can complete his her online application A candidate may be contacted by

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  • Resources and Links
    Jobs Reporting Concerns Faculty and Staff Resources Frequently Asked Questions FAQ Workforce Recruitment Program WRP Disaster Emergency Plan Resources and Links Academic Affairs Accessibility Technology Initiative Giving To Students With Disabilities Learning Disability Assessments SASEEP Sites of Interest for Students Testing Center Vice President for Student Affairs Office Resources and Links Academic Affairs Accessibility Technology Initiative Giving to Students With Disabilities Learning Disability Assessments SASEEP Sites of Interest for Students

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  • SSWD - No Prior Learning Disability Assessment
    Giving To Students With Disabilities Learning Disability Assessments SASEEP Sites of Interest for Students Testing Center Vice President for Student Affairs Office Campus Housing Accommodations Services to Students with Disabilities Lassen Hall 1008 916 278 6955 Phone 916 278 7239 TDD sswd csus edu Spring 2015 Customer Service Hours Monday Friday 8 30 am 5 pm open for lunch Extended Hours Monday Friday Jan 26 30 May 18 22 8 am 5 pm open for lunch Office closed March 31 May 25 Contact SSWD if regular office hours present a hardship Students With No Prior Learning Disability Assessments Services to Students with Disabilities SSWD does not currently offer Learning Disability Assessments as a supplemental service Students who suspect that they may have a disability that interferes with their learning may If currently enrolled at community college contact the Disability Services Program for Students DSPS at their community college to discuss current options for assessment services classes Contact own health insurance plan provider if available to inquire about referrals for diagnostic assessment for learning disabilities or cognitive impairments Discuss options with their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor if a client of the Department of Rehabilitation Contact local private clinicians familiar with the assessment and diagnosis of learning disabilities to inquire about fees and services and scheduling an assessment Sacramento State financial aid recipients may be eligible for a one time budget adjustment to help with the costs of the diagnostic assessment evaluation Students who decide to pursue financial aid assistance should meet with a Financial Aid Counselor during their drop in office hours to understand the funding options Drop in hours are Mondays Tuesdays and Thursdays 9 00 am 11 30 am and 1 00 pm 3 00 pm Lassen Hall 1006 No counseling on Wednesdays and Fridays A link to the current

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  • SASEEP Home
    Sophomore Sessions Reenrollment FAQ Sophomore Success FAQ Academic Standing Road Map 6 Steps Financial Aid Process Career Possibilities SacStateMLKScholars About Services Black History Month MLK Events Calendar Inspirational Quotes The Black Buzz Brochure Fliers Publications Archive Operational Model Power Points Photo Gallery Media Task Force on African American Student Success MLK s 1967 Visit to Sacramento State Spring 2016 Course Offerings American Indian Student Success Collective About Event Calendar Assessment

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  • Sites of Interest for Students
    Scholarship page includes ASI scholarship info as well as info for other scholarships Off Campus SSI to apply for Disability Benefits SSDI Social Security Disability Insurance Program TANF Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Cash Assistance Food Stamps in California WIC Program Women Infants and Children Program Department of Rehabilitation College Funding for Students with Disabilities article I NEED ASSISTANCE WITH HOUSING On Campus Office of Housing and Residential Life Residence Halls Off Campus Fair Employment and Housing Tenant Landlord Hotline 916 444 0178 I HAVE COMPUTER QUESTIONS On Campus IRT Service Desk AIRC 2005 916 278 7337 Laptop Loan Service Student Technology Center I HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT ACADEMIC HONESTY AND OTHER CAMPUS POLICIES On Campus Academic Honesty Policy and Procedures Code of Conduct Service Animals on Campus Policy and Animals on Campus Policy University Policy Manual Office of Student Conduct Division of Student Affairs Lassen Hall Room 3008 916 278 6060 I HAVE PERSONAL PROBLEMS THAT INTERFERE WITH MY STUDIES On Campus Counseling Psychological Services Women s Resource Center University Police 916 278 6851 Off Campus Mental Health Crisis Intervention 24 7 916 732 3637 Family Service Agency Parent Support Line 888 281 3000 Suicide Prevention Crisis Line 916 368 3118 or 916 368 3111 National Suicide Hotline 1 800 784 2433 or 1 800 273 8255 TTY 1 800 799 4889 Alcoholics Anonymous 916 454 1100 Narcotics Anonymous Al Anon Sacramento Co Mental Health 916 875 1055 Rape 24 hour Crisis Line through WEAVE 916 920 2952 Safely Surrendered Baby 24 hour info 916 679 3604 or toll free 866 856 BABY WEAVE Women Escaping a Violent Environment NAMI National Alliance on Mental Illness Off campus Transitional Living Community Support Inc I HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT HEALTH AND OR WELLNESS RESOURCES On Campus Student Health Center Student Health Insurance The Well Wellness Center Athletics NOTE If you believe you are experiencing a medical emergency call 911 immediately Do not attempt to access emergency care though this website I AM SEEKING INFORMATION ON VETERAN S AFFAIRS SERVICES BENEFITS On Campus Veterans Service Center Student Veterans with Disabilities links Relevant Veterans Links Off Campus Veteran s Medical Hospital Oakland Regional Office Benefits Counselors 1 800 827 1000 American Gulf War Veterans Association U S Department of Veterans Affairs California Department of Veterans Affairs Blinded Veterans Association Paralyzed Veterans of America US Veterans Affairs Sacramento Mental Health Clinic I NEED HELP WITH CAREER SERVICES On Campus Career Center Off Campus Employment Development Department EDD Sacramento Employment and Training Agency Job Accommodation Network California State Department of Rehabilitation Job Star Sacramento Ticket To Work Office of Disability Employment Policy I NEED HELP WITH TRANSPORTATION TO FROM AROUND CAMPUS On Campus Hornet Shuttle Hornet Night Shuttle Parking Regulations University Transportation Parking Services Off Campus Sacramento Regional Transit RT bus and lightrail Paratransit I AM SEEKING SOCIALIZATION OPPORTUNITIES AND ACTIVITIES TO DO On Campus Student Organizations and Leadership Multi Cultural Center Greek Organizations Fraternities Sororities PRIDE Center University Union Community Engagement Center UNIQUE Events 278 6997

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  • Campus Housing Accommodations
    needs that would impact their on campus housing in terms of access The request for housing accommodations is related to the functional limitations associated with a disability and the relationship of the accommodation to access Requests will be carefully considered on a case by case basis and reviewed based on the documented impact the availability of the requested housing arrangements and the respective needs of all applicants Requests that are not approved as essential for access will remain in consideration as a preference request in housing Documentation of disability will be reviewed by a committee of appropriate professional staff in SSWD who will consult with Housing staff regarding the requested accommodations Documentation submitted for housing accommodation requests will be retained in SSWD in secure files per FERPA regulations and CSU guidelines and only used to determine housing accommodations Procedure to request housing accommodations Complete the regular housing application and be sure to adhere to all housing deadlines and requirements For additional information visit the Housing and Residential Life website at www csus edu housing Complete and submit the Support Services Application to SSWD http www csus edu sswd ApplicationProcess Forms html Complete and submit the Request for Disability Accommodation in Housing form to SSWD by April 1 2016 for priority consideration Give the professional verification form to your treating health care provider for them to complete and submit to SSWD by April 1 2016 for priority consideration Accommodation requests will not be reviewed by SSWD until the student and qualified professional have both submitted all requested information to the SSWD office Students may contact SSWD with questions regarding the process to request housing accommodations Questions related to housing deadlines fees requirements for an application to be considered complete etc should be directed to Housing and Residential Life You will be

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