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  • VMI: Career Services Staff
    Natural Sciences ROTC Enrichment Institute Honors Program International Programs Service Opportunities Summer Programs Institute Writing Program Research Support Cadet Counseling Career Services Disabilities Services Miller Academic Center Advising Math Resource Center The Writing Center Resources Registrar Financial Aid Canvas Login Dean s Office Career Services Bookstore Cadet Computing Admissions Corps Life Athletics Library Archives Preston Library Library Home Find Books Departments Media Equipment Technical Services Visitor Information Archives Archives Home Online Exhibits VMI History FAQs Genealogy Alumni Manuscripts Civil War New Market Give Close Menu Academic Services Support Career Services Home Cadets Employers Alumni Faculty Staff Family Visitors Career Services Staff Mrs Kaye Taylor Office Manager Ph 540 464 7560 Fax 540 464 7367 Career Services Office Virginia Military Institute 311 Carroll Hall Lexington VA 24450 Contact Career Services Staff Colonel Samuel Ratcliffe 74 Ph D Director MEd James Madison University Ph D Virginia Polytechnic Institute State University Ph 540 464 7560 Major Dorothy E Hayden Assistant Director MEd University of Arizona Ph 540 464 7560 Fax 540 464 7367 Mrs Kaye Taylor Administrative Assistant Office Manager Ph 540 464 7560 Fax 540 464 7367 2015 2016 Career Ambassadors Joshua Gutjahr 16 Career Ambassador Cadet in Charge Brandon Goodwyn 16

    Original URL path: http://www.vmi.edu/Career_Services/Career_Services_-_Staff/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Virginia Military Institute - News From ODS
    Support Cadet Counseling Career Services Disabilities Services Miller Academic Center Advising Math Resource Center The Writing Center Resources Registrar Financial Aid Canvas Login Dean s Office Career Services Bookstore Cadet Computing Admissions Corps Life Athletics Library Archives Preston Library Library Home Find Books Departments Media Equipment Technical Services Visitor Information Archives Archives Home Online Exhibits VMI History FAQs Genealogy Alumni Manuscripts Civil War New Market Give Close Menu Academic Support Home Disabilities Services Home News From ODS Accommodation Eligibility Accommodation Procedures Documentation Guidelines Assistive Technology Faculty Staff Resources Parent Cadet Resources Policies Procedures Threat Assessment Team ROTC Lt Col Sarah Jones Director of Disabilities Services P 540 464 7667 F 540 464 7025 448 Institute Hill Lexington VA 24450 8 00 am 4 30 pm Monday Friday News From The Office of Disabilities Services Check out our Fall ODS newsletter Success in the Workplace In this edition we focus on The Americans with Disabilities Act ADA what are reasonable accommodations in the workplace and how to communicate your needs with an employer For Incoming Cadets 2015 2016 The Office of Disabilities Services is committed to supporting your success at VMI To allow adequate time to review your documentation and discuss accommodations for which you might be eligible please email or call to schedule an appointment with the Director of Disabilities Services LTC Sarah Jones at 540 464 7667 jonessl10 vmi edu Documentation Guidelines details on information that must be included before ODS can determine appropriate accommodations Did You Know Learning disabilities can be difficult to manage but they don t necessarily impact a person s chances of success Many celebrities and famous figures from history struggled with learning disabilities but the disabilities may have been instrumental in shaping their perspectives and helping them find the willpower to achieve their goals

    Original URL path: http://www.vmi.edu/Disabilities_Services/News_From_ODS/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Virginia Military Institute - Eligibility for Accommodations
    Counseling Career Services Disabilities Services Miller Academic Center Advising Math Resource Center The Writing Center Resources Registrar Financial Aid Canvas Login Dean s Office Career Services Bookstore Cadet Computing Admissions Corps Life Athletics Library Archives Preston Library Library Home Find Books Departments Media Equipment Technical Services Visitor Information Archives Archives Home Online Exhibits VMI History FAQs Genealogy Alumni Manuscripts Civil War New Market Give Close Menu Academic Support Home Disabilities Services Home News From ODS Accommodation Eligibility Accommodation Procedures Documentation Guidelines Assistive Technology Faculty Staff Resources Parent Cadet Resources Policies Procedures Threat Assessment Team ROTC Lt Col Sarah Jones Director of Disabilities Services P 540 464 7667 F 540 464 7025 448 Institute Hill Lexington VA 24450 8 00 am 4 30 pm Monday Friday Accommodation Eligibility To be eligible for services cadets with disabilities must identify themselves and present professional documentation to the Director of Disabilities Services Documentation must be current relevant and comprehensive and it must establish that the cadet s condition constitutes a substantial limitation to a major life activity In addition the documentation must establish a current need for accommodation If the original documentation is incomplete or inadequate VMI has the discretion to require additional documentation If the disability is not diagnosed the Director of Disabilities Services may recommend the cadet be referred to an appropriate professional office for comprehensive psychological testing see section Guidelines for Documentation of a Specific Disability Any cost incurred in obtaining additional or initial documentation is borne by the cadet Until appropriate documentation is provided the Director of Disabilities Services cannot process the cadet s request for accommodations Faculty members are not expected to provide accommodations unless cadets present verification of need from the Office of Disabilities Services ODS Cadets with disabilities who wish to request accommodations must first meet with

    Original URL path: http://www.vmi.edu/Disabilities_Services/Eligibility_for_Accommodations/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Virginia Military Institute - Procedures for Requesting Accommodations
    24450 8 00 am 4 30 pm Monday Friday Accommodation Procedures NOTE Accommodation letters must be requested EACH SEMESTER through the ODS Cadets with disabilities who wish accommodations must first meet with the Director of Disabilities Services for an initial interview and provide copies of their documentation of a disability Cadets will complete a Request for Accommodations Letter form an Accommodation Agreement form and an Authorization to Exchange Information form The Request for Accommodations form and the Accommodation Agreement form initiate your request to receive accommodations in selected courses The Authorization to Exchange Information form allows ODS to exchange information with designated professionals to make final determinations of whether appropriate and reasonable accommodations are warranted and can be provided to the cadet In most cases the Institute assigns authority to the Director of the Office of Disabilities Services to determine reasonable and appropriate accommodations based on the documentation provided In the event there are issues or concerns involving accommodations the Director reserves the right to consult with the Dean and faculty members before providing accommodations Once documentation has been reviewed and accommodations have been granted by the Director cadets will receive an Accommodations Letter This letter will serve as the cadet s documentation of a registered disability and will be used as documentation and notification of the cadet s disability with professors After picking up the Accommodations Letter from the ODS cadets must make an appointment during office hours with each professor to deliver the Accommodation Letter and discuss specific accommodation needs It is very important that cadets do not try to give professors the Accommodation Letter before or after class When meeting with professors cadets should discuss their strengths and weaknesses and how they think the accommodations will help them in the classroom Cadets do not have to disclose

    Original URL path: http://www.vmi.edu/Disabilities_Services/Procedures_for_Requesting_Accommodations/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Virginia Military Institute - Documentation Guidelines
    non educational venues i e Social Security Administration Department of Veterans Affairs etc may not meet the criteria as set forth by the ODS IEP or 504 plans will not be considered sufficient documentation unless accompanied by a current and complete evaluation Beyond these nine elements needed for documentation recommendations for accommodations adaptive devices assistive services compensatory strategies and or collateral support services will be considered on a case by case basis Qualified professionals may refer to the Educational Testing Services Guidelines for Attention Deficit Disorder Learning Disability or Psychological Disability for more specific information regarding the documentation of a disability Copies of each may be obtained from the ETS website www ets org Guidelines for Documentation of a Specific Disability Learning Disability Cadets with a learning disability are required to submit a comprehensive psychological and educational evaluation Assessment and any resulting diagnosis must consist of and be based on a comprehensive assessment battery that does not rely on any one test or subtest see general documentation guidelines The ODS recognizes that once a person is diagnosed as having a qualified learning disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act the disability is normally viewed as life long Although the learning disability will continue the academic impact may change in different educational settings Therefore documentation for learning disabilities should include current measures within the past three to five years using adult normed instruments when appropriate of the following Aptitude Cognitive Ability e g WAIS IV Academic Achievement e g current levels of functioning in reading mathematics oral and written language Information Processing e g short long term working memory visual and auditory processing executive functioning A qualified professional must conduct the evaluation Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ADHD Cadets with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ADHD are required to submit comprehensive documentation that substantiates the ADHD This documentation should include evidence of Early Impairment Evidence of early impairment although it may not have been formally diagnosed and how symptoms manifested in more than one setting relevant historical information is essential Evidence of current impairment Relevant testing information see documentation guidelines Interpretive summary based on a comprehensive evaluation A qualified professional must conduct the evaluation In the case of all disabilities documentation must indicate that the disability substantially limits some major life activity including learning Those cadets who have been diagnosed with ADHD and are seeking medication from the Post Physician must complete the Verification Form for Cadets with ADHD found through the Post Health Center This documentation is required for medication purposes and is also a requirement for NCAA athletes currently taking stimulant medications While this documentation is required for medication purposes it is not substantial enough to fulfill documentation requirements for academic accommodations Psychological Cadets with a psychological disability are provided accommodations and coordinated support services through the ODS Support services and accommodations are determined by the individual diagnostic information submitted by the cadet Because psychological disabilities can change over time current diagnosis is critical for providing appropriate accommodations Therefore documentation may

    Original URL path: http://www.vmi.edu/Disabilities_Services/Documentation_Guidelines/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Virginia Military Institute - Assistive Technology
    Team ROTC Lt Col Sarah Jones Director of Disabilities Services P 540 464 7667 F 540 464 7025 448 Institute Hill Lexington VA 24450 8 00 am 4 30 pm Monday Friday Assistive Technology The term Assistive technology is used to describe any device that helps a person with a disability complete an everyday task Assistive technology can range from a simple low tech device such as a tape recorder to a high tech device such as screen readers that read aloud Internet articles and electronic text documents The Office of Disabilities Services has the following assistive technology resources available for registered cadets Kurzweil 3000 https www kurzweiledu com default html VMI has licenses available for Kurzweil 3000 a text to speech program that also has speech to text capabilities and numerous useful study tools Our Kurzweil system includes Mac and Windows versions as well as access to the new Firefly web version which can be used online or on an iPad Cadets using Kurzweil can access the program on their own personal computers or in any of the computer labs or both Dragon Naturally Speaking http www nuance com dragon index htm Cadets can use DragonNaturally Speaking which is a speech recognition software program that converts speech to text allowing cadets to dictate information into a microphone This information then appears on the screen and can be edited by voice or keyboard You can also purchase this program for your personal computer and we can assist with set up and training Check with ODS for access to this software Smart Pen http www livescribe com en us Records audio takes notes records what you say or write and will play it back Available for loan from the ODS ALTERNATE OR DIGITAL FORMATS FOR PRINT COURSE MATERIALS If you have

    Original URL path: http://www.vmi.edu/Disabilities_Services/Assistive_Technology/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Virginia Military Institute - Faculty and Staff Resources
    News From ODS Accommodation Eligibility Accommodation Procedures Documentation Guidelines Assistive Technology Faculty Staff Resources Parent Cadet Resources Policies Procedures Threat Assessment Team ROTC Lt Col Sarah Jones Director of Disabilities Services P 540 464 7667 F 540 464 7025 448 Institute Hill Lexington VA 24450 8 00 am 4 30 pm Monday Friday Faculty and Staff Resources Sample Syllabus Statement VMI abides by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 which mandate reasonable accommodations are provided for all cadets with documented disabilities If you have a registered disability and may require some type of instructional and or examination accommodations please contact me early in the semester so that I can provide or facilitate provision of accommodations you may need If you have not already done so you will need to register with the Office of Disabilities Services the designated office on Post to provide services for cadets with disabilities The office is located on the 2nd floor of the VMI Health Center Please call or stop by the office of LTC Jones Director of Disabilities Services for more information 464 7667 or jonessl10 vmi edu Faculty Handbook rev 7 23 15 Faculty Presentations Most faculty and staff are aware of services provided by the Office of Disabilities Services ODS however many are uncertain about the process cadets must go through to get registered with ODS what documentation he she must provide to be eligible for services and the legislation which outlines the rights and responsibilities of cadets receiving services If you would like to schedule an individual or departmental meeting to learn more about ODS policies and procedures and or would like to know more about learning disabilities in general please contact LTC Jones jonessl10 vmi edu 464 7667 Resources for

    Original URL path: http://www.vmi.edu/Disabilities_Services/Faculty_and_Staff_Resources/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Virginia Military Institute - Parent & Cadet Resources
    Center Resources Registrar Financial Aid Canvas Login Dean s Office Career Services Bookstore Cadet Computing Admissions Corps Life Athletics Library Archives Preston Library Library Home Find Books Departments Media Equipment Technical Services Visitor Information Archives Archives Home Online Exhibits VMI History FAQs Genealogy Alumni Manuscripts Civil War New Market Give Close Menu Academic Support Home Disabilities Services Home News From ODS Accommodation Eligibility Accommodation Procedures Documentation Guidelines Assistive Technology Faculty Staff Resources Parent Cadet Resources Policies Procedures Threat Assessment Team ROTC Lt Col Sarah Jones Director of Disabilities Services P 540 464 7667 F 540 464 7025 448 Institute Hill Lexington VA 24450 8 00 am 4 30 pm Monday Friday Parent Cadet Resources Institute life can generate many challenges for cadets with disabilities The transition to a new environment academic demands and military requirements pose significant expectations and responsibilities Cadets must become adept at realistically assessing and understanding his or her strengths weaknesses and needs He or she must be able to effectively communicate this information to faculty and staff While the Office of Disabilities Services is here to assist and support cadets through this process cadets must first identify a need and seek out services Therefore good communication skills and knowledge of oneself is crucial for success at VMI Below you will find links that you might find helpful for support and self advocacy College Planning for Students with Disabilities Assisting Students Making the Transition to College Selecting a College for Students with Learning Disabilities and ADHD Tips for Parents of RATS National Center for Learning Disabilities CHADD Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder CHADD is the nation s leading non profit organization serving individuals with ADHD and their families Chapters offer support for individuals parents teachers professionals and others Learning Disabilities LD Online Ldonline is

    Original URL path: http://www.vmi.edu/Disabilities_Services/Parent___Cadet_Resources/ (2016-02-15)
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