Reading Area Community College welcomes all qualified students with disabilities. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act the college is committed to providing equal access to all programming for students with disabilities.Disability Services staff members have several roles on campus, including:
- Act as a liaison with regional groups involved with individuals with disabilities and with local high school transition coordinators.
- Provide reasonable accommodations for program access and connect students with appropriate academic resources and services on campus.
- Educate students with disabilities about self-advocacy in the postsecondary environment and about policies and procedures for attaining access to programming.
- Provide leadership to the campus community in the area of disability services.
- Communicate with the campus community to provide information and resources about disability related issues and compliance.
For new students entering RACC, if you answer “YES” to any of the questions listed below, please contact a disability services staff member prior to scheduling your placement test.
- Did you have an IEP in high school?
- Did you work with a learning support teacher in high school?
- Do you have any mobility concerns?
- Are you deaf or hard of hearing?
- Are you visually impaired?
- Are you learning disabled?
- Do you have any of the following health concerns: diabetes, epilepsy, heart disease, emotional/psychological illness, Asperger’s, Autism