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The Office of Disability and Equity

The Office of Disability and Equity and Assistive Technology

The Office of Disability and Equity (ODE) operates under the mandates of Section 504 and Section 508 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Amendments Act of 2008, which prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability against any "otherwise qualified individual." Individuals seeking accommodations must give reasonable notice and provide documentation to support their request. Reasonable accommodations are made on a case-by-case basis to promote equal access to educational opportunities. 

Students New to Disability and Equity:

1.  Needs Assessment: First-time students fill out this form to register with our office.
2.  Documentation of disability: May be sent through e-mail, fax, mail, or hand delivered to the ODE. 
3.  Disability and Equity Advising Appointment: The ODE will contact students through their CCA student e-mail to request an appointment. 
4.  Accommodation Letter for New Student: The student will be sent an accommodations letter to their CCA student e-mail. The student is to forward this e-mail to each instructor. Accommodations are not retroactive.

Scheduling appointments for assistive technology

If you would like to schedule one-on-one appointment training/tutoring on our alternate format apps, you need to email Leah Meyer at: Leah.meyer@ccaurora.edu

She is available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10:00 AM to 3:00 pm.

Staff Contact Information

Read our non-discrimination policy.

Office of Disability and Equity Mission Statement:

The Office of Disability and Equity (ODE) creates a learning environment that promotes self-advocacy and prepares students for academic success through information and resources, while focusing on individual needs with compassion, empathy, and inclusivity. ODE commits to collaboration with the CCA college community to recognize disability as a valued aspect of inclusive excellence.

Office of Disability and Equity Vision:

ODE’s vision is to be the model for higher education accessibility programs to initiate systemic change in removing barriers when providing support services to students with disabilities and for the college community that supports their success. 

Office of Disability and Equity Values:

1. Inclusive
2. Inviting
3. Invested
4. Compassionate
5. Adaptive

 

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