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Indiana University Southeast is committed to providing equal educational opportunities to qualified students with disabilities and assisting them in making their college experiences successful by complying with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and to ensure students with disabilities receive the accommodations they need to succeed. This handbook has been prepared as a review of various disabilities that affect learning in the University setting and suggests possible accommodations for these students. Students with disabilities will vary in each category, thus this should only be a guide and each student's instruction should be individualized.

Per the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, a person with a disability will be defined as one who: (1) has a significant impairment of one or more major life activities; (2) has record of such impairment; or (3) is regarded as having an impairment. Major life activities include: caring for oneself, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, learning and working. Although not included under the ADA Law, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 504 and the University recognize some temporary disabilities as reasons for accommodations, i.e. accessible parking permits. A "qualified student with a disability" is one who meets the academic and technical standards of the University.

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 states in part:

"No otherwise qualified handicapped individual...shall, solely by reason of his or her handicap, be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."

In order to comply with this statute, the University must assure that the same equal educational opportunities are available to students with disabilities that are available to other students. This applies to academic, student affairs, and administrative services of the University.

Individuals must request accommodations and must provide recent documentation to the Office of Disability Services. This documentation must be completed by a qualified professional (physician, psychologist, psychiatrist, etc.).

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Why Voting Matters to Me Discussion Panel

Why Voting Matters to Me Discussion Panel

September 28th, 2020

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Sojourners for Truth…Find Your Village at IUS!

Sojourners for Truth…Find Your Village at IUS!

September 29th, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Virtual Town Hall: Author Dr. Dianne Glave

Virtual Town Hall: Author Dr. Dianne Glave

September 29th, 2020

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Spectrum Fall 2020 Meetings

Spectrum Fall 2020 Meetings

September 30th, 2020

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

CANCELED: Spectrum Fall 2020 Meeting

CANCELED: Spectrum Fall 2020 Meeting

September 30th, 2020

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Fall Internship and Career Fair

Fall Internship and Career Fair

October 1st, 2020

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Movie Night: “Harriet”

Movie Night: “Harriet”

October 1st, 2020

8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Alcohol Education Session

Alcohol Education Session

October 2nd, 2020

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

FACET/ILTE Beginning Peer Review Workshop

FACET/ILTE Beginning Peer Review Workshop

October 2nd, 2020

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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