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Accommodations and Services

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Students with documented disabilities are eligible to receive reasonable accommodations. A reasonable accommodation is a modification or adjustment to a course, program, service, activity or facility that provides a person with a disability the opportunity to achieve the same level of performance or to enjoy the same benefits and privileges as students without disabilities. Services are designed to provide extra support and are available on a first come first serve basis.

Types of Accommodations | Assistive Technology | Services | Receiving Accommodations & Services

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Types of Accommodations

Accommodations provided by FGC include, but is not limited to the  following:

  • Note-taking assistance
  • Isolated testing location
  • Extra time for testing
  • Enlarged print
  • Audio text books
  • Accessible digital textbooks
  • Extra time to get to class
  • Assistive Technology

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Assistive Technology

Assistive technology is available for use in Disability Services office and select computers on campus. Assistive technology is for on-campus use only. Disability Services does not purchase or lend assistive technology to students individual use. For specific information regarding assistive technology, please contact the office at 386-754-4393.
Technologies available include:

  • Dragon Naturally Speaking
  • Kurzweil
  • JAWS
  • Smart Nav
  • Zoom Text
  • Inspiration

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Services

Tutoring
Individual tutoring is not an accommodation. Disability Services does, however, provide tutoring as a service as individual need dictates. Request tutoring by calling 386-754-4393.

Typing Assistance
Assistance with typing may be available as time permits. Any materials for typing must be dropped off no less than 48 hours in advance of the class due date. No modifications to content or form are provided, only typing is available.

Equipment Loans
Limited small equipment is available for loan. All materials are signed out and the student is responsible for returning them at the end of each term.

Academic Coaching
Academic coaching is available to assist students in establishing and maintaining good academic organization and habits. Sign up in the Disability Services office for these one-to-one opportunities.

Workshops
Workshops are offered each term to assist with skills needed for a successful college experience. All workshops are free and attendance may be voluntary or recommended.

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Receiving Accommodations and Services

Students are eligible to receive accommodations and services once they have registered with the office of Disability Services and provided documentation of their disability to the Disability Services Coordinator. Accommodations and Services are determined on an individual basis by the program coordinator during the student’s intake appointment. Students will receive appropriate accommodations based on their needs. Call 386-754-4393 to schedule an appointment or visit the registering for Disability Services for more information.

Students that have registered with Disability Services and provided documentation can visit the student information
section for specific information on how to access their approved accommodations.

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