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Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), and Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA)

 

Baker College complies with the spirit and requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), as amended by the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA), as they apply to people with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified, in the following ways: All new facilities are barrier free; programs, classes, and activities in existing facilities are made accessible to people with disabilities; reasonable and appropriate adjustments and accommodations are made to ensure a full educational opportunity for students with disabilities; and auxiliary aids and services, when necessary, are provided in a timely manner to afford individuals with a disabilities an equal opportunity to effectively participate in and enjoy the benefits of services, programs, courses, employment, or activities conducted by the College.

 

A post-secondary student with a disability, who is in need of auxiliary aids, is obligated to provide notice of the nature of the disabling condition to the College’s academic counseling/advising office and to assist the College in identifying appropriate and effective auxiliary aids. The student must identify the need and give adequate notice of the need. In response to a request for auxiliary aids, the College will require from the student supporting diagnostic test results and professional prescriptions for auxiliary aids.

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