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Resources: Students with Special Needs- Mobility-based and Non Mobility-based Disabilities

 
Summary of Student Procedures for Accessing Reasonable Academic Adjustments at Woodbury
(updated 2/23/15)
  1.     Accommodations Request Form:  Accommodations Request Form rev 02-23-15.pdfAccommodations Request Form rev 02-23-15.pdf
·         New Students:  A hard copy version of this form is available at SOAR (orientation) or in teh Whitten Student Center.  Alternately, folllow link on Woodbury portal (my.woodbury.edu) for Advising and Academic Support / Special Needs  
·         Current Students:  Log-in to http://go.woodbury.edu  or the Woodbury portal (http://my.woodbury.edu ) (Log-in/password distributed at SOAR and afterward by emailing helpdesk@woodbury.edu).  Click on link under “Advising and Academic Support” / Special Needs. 
2.     Documentation:  Provide proper documentation as specified below, under General and Comprehensive Documentation.
3.     Discuss requested accommodations:  Schedule an appointment with the Disabilities Coordinator at (818) 252-5232, or by emailing osdspecialneeds@woodbury.edu.  Bring all special needs documentation and applicable class concerns.
4.    Notifying professors:  Complete a Notification of Approved Special Needs (NASN) release form with the Disabilities Coordinator at least two weeks prior to the start of the class.  Bring this completed form to all faculty for whom you are requesting academic adjustments.  The Disabilities Coordinator can assist if/when necessary, but will not substitute for you, the student, initiating this conversation with your faculty. A delay in completing any of the above will delay the provision of accommodations
 
Faculty Training Video​ (Part 1)



Special Needs at Woodbury University

Woodury prides itself on supporting an inclusive, supportive environment for students, faculty, and staff.

 

Resources  

http://www.interdys.org/ewebeditpro5/upload/AdolescentsAdultsFactSheetFebruary2012NEW.pdf

http://www.interdys.org/ewebeditpro5/upload/AccommodatingStudentsWithDyslexiaInAllClassroomSettings10-02.pdf

http://www.interdys.org/ewebeditpro5/upload/DyslexiaStressAnxietyFact_SheetSeptember13.pdf

http://www.interdys.org/ewebeditpro5/upload/TipsForSucceedinginCollege.pdf

http://help4adhd.org/documents/WWK9.pdf

http://www.washington.edu/doit/Brochures/PDF/invisible.pdf

http://www.washington.edu/doit/Brochures/PDF/returning.pdf

 

 

Special Needs Advisory Committee 

The mission of the Special Needs Advisory Committee (SNAC) is to discuss best practices in providing current ADA/disabilities-related information and subsequent relevant education for faculty, staff, and students.

SNAC meets 3-4 times per semester to review and assess university inlcusive practices and procedures.

Committee members include: (updated 10/22/13)

  • Eric Schockman, ITS
  • Kristin King, ARCH
  • Annie Chu, ITS
  • Jenny Hu, SBUS
  • Angela Diamos, MCD
  • Angelo Camillo, SBUS
  • David Davis, Library
  • Ruben Rodriguez, OSD