Genelle Haney, D.C.
有残疾记录的学生可以要求合理的住宿, 他们将有平等的机会参加学校的所有教育项目和活动. 合理的住宿要求必须向残疾服务部门提出. The University complies with all state and federal regulations regarding the provision of reasonable accommodations to educational programs and services in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, 第504条戒毒所法案和美国残疾人协会. 有关残疾服务或申请住宿的更多信息, 请按以下连结填写DS申请表.
残疾服务部门已被指定来协调大学全面遵守《皇冠搏彩》, 美国残疾人协会和《皇冠搏彩》第504条, 这适用于学生. 残疾服务中心维护学生的行动计划, 其中也包含自我认同声明. 残疾服务部门帮助制定合规策略, 协调大学为学生提供住宿的程序，并监督实施工作. Disability Services also handles inquiries about compliance and investigates complaints relating to student accommodations and service requests. 其他信息可以通过联系残疾服务主任获得. Genelle Haney，残疾服务处的电话是770-426-2725 Genelle.Haney@ LIFE.edu.
The 残疾事务署署长 or her designee will review the documentation and will meet with the student and others, as needed, 为学生决定适当的学业调整和/或辅助辅助和服务. 学生将会得到通知, in a timely manner, of all specific adjustments or services that have been agreed to and of any denial of requests adjustments or services and the reason(s) for any denial.If a student requests an accommodation that would modify or eliminate a requirement of the student’s academic course/program, 在决定是否可以为学生提供住宿之前, the 残疾事务署署长 or her designee will consult with one or more faculty members and/or administrators who teach and/or administer the academic course/program in question and ask how important the requirement in question is to the academic course/program. 她还会问是否, why and how, 在他们的专业学术判断, (a) the requirement in question is essential to the particular academic course/program; (b) changing or waiving the requirement would either lower academic standards or require substantial course/program alteration; (c) the individual student requesting the accommodation has demonstrated a need for the accommodation; and (d) if there are reasonable alternatives to the requirement that are applicable to the individual student. 在与适当的教员/管理人员商议后, the 残疾事务署署长 or her designee will consider the information provided to them and determine, 符合教职员/行政人员的建议, 是否应向提出申请的学生提供所要求的住宿, and if not, 是否有合适的替代方案可以提供给学生. 残疾服务主任或其指定人员将以书面通知学生她的决定, 包括配套基地, and that, 如果学生是不满意的决定, he/she may file a grievance for consideration by the Grievance Committee by following the procedures set forth in the Disability Grievance policy.
A disability is defined as a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities. The disability should be clearly documented with information confirming that the student is substantially limited by the impairment and that a need exists for the accommodation.学生不会根据诊断自动提供住宿. Evidence must be presented that the disability is significantly interfering with the student’s academic performance. 每一种住宿方式都是为特定的学生量身定做的, 由学生的文件证明.
所有学生必须符合并遵守生命大学的所有规则, Student Handbook, 课程目录和技术标准, 有或没有批准的住宿. The University will make such modifications to its academic requirements as are necessary to ensure that such requirements do not discriminate, 以残疾为基础, 一个有残疾的合格学生.
Academic requirements that the University can demonstrate are essential to the instruction being pursued by such student or to any directly related licensing or accreditation requirement will not be regarded as discriminatory. Please check with Disability Services for the following: (a) If you are declaring a new major or adding or changing a program of study or (b) to determine if documentation is necessary for any updated accommodation requests. 请注意，技术标准可能适用于新的课程或专业.
所有学生都有责任提供足够的文件. Life University is not required to conduct or pay for any evaluation to document a disability or need for an academic adjustment. 生命大学不提供任何评估或文件的残疾. 这些文件要求应该被带到学生的评估师那里, and the evaluator is required to make recommendations for academic accommodations in each of the following categories (when applicable): written examinations, technique classes, 实验室课程/检查和临床经验.
Documentation from an outside independent (non-Life University) licensed professional must be provided to Disability Services. 学生负责支付所有资金，以支付适当的专业文件. 你所在州的职业康复机构可以通过教育部网站提供帮助:
- Be provided by a qualified licensed professional with the ability to diagnose the specific disability and who abides by the Conflict of Interest Policy for Disability Services as stated: Students who request accommodations and provide documentation to Disability Services must use a qualified licensed professional that is independent of Life University; therefore, 以下人员不能使用:教职员工或全职工作人员, part-time, adjunct, 延伸能力或教师. 这是为了避免在大学提供服务的双重角色之间的利益冲突.持牌专业人士提供的文件政策适用于以下情况, but not limited to: 1) the student’s use in helping support whether the request for accommodation under the ADA, 1973年第504条康复法案, or the ADAA should be granted; 2) the purpose of updating documentation or adding accommodation recommendations; and 3) documentation for extenuating circumstances related to Disability Services. 申诉委员会有一个正式的申诉程序.
- 如果学生年龄在18岁以上, 文件应该是当前的成年人(18岁或以上), post high school). 个性化教育计划(IEP), Section 504 plan and/or a prior history of accommodations are not necessarily sufficient documentation for postsecondary education, 因为不同的需求和残疾的性质可能已经改变了，因为成熟. (***注:如果您是脊医学生或计划进入脊医项目, 请在www上查阅全国脊医审查员的文件要求.NBCE.org. ***)
- 评估数据必须包括在内. 全面明确残疾对学生日常生活功能的影响. 明确定义所施加的限制和验证条件影响的支持数据. 单个子测试或检查表不能作为文档化数据的唯一来源. 所有测试和子测试的标准或分级分数必须包含在诊断报告中.
- 应在支持诊断信息中列出住宿建议. 文件必须具体列出实际和书面考试为基础的住宿, if appropriate. 为按摩学生* * *, please see National Board of Chiropractic Examiners website for further details (“Test Accommodation Guidelines”).***
在结束非正式决议程序之后, any enrolled student may file a formal grievance of disability-based discrimination or denial of accommodations with the Grievance Committee Chair, Dr. 莱斯利·金，可以通过电子邮件联系她 LeslieK@LIFE.edu, 电话:(770)-426-2919. A written grievance statement must be made in writing within (10) school days of the action giving rise to the grievance and must be filed with the Grievance Committee Chair on the correct form (which is available from the Grievance Committee Chair). The grievance must describe in detail the action or decision the student alleges is in conflict with the student’s rights under the ADA, ADAA或《皇冠搏彩》第504条. 学生还应该提交其他文件来支持他们的不满. The student must sign a release form stating that they understand that their disability grievance will be discussed by the members of the Grievance Committee, 残疾服务的工作人员, and/or members of the Disability Advisory Committee (DAC) in order to allow the Grievance Committee to determine how best to address the grievance. All members of the Grievance Committee will sign confidentiality agreements prior to reviewing any information.
The Grievance Committee Chair will forward the completed written formal grievance forms to the Grievance Committee. 申诉委员会将尽快审查填妥的表格, but no later than 10 school days after it is forwarded from the Grievance Committee Chair to the Grievance Committee. 收到适当的信息后, the Grievance Committee will review all written material and seek additional information pertinent to the grievance. Other involved parties may also be asked to document any action or decision in writing and present it to the Grievance Committee. After reviewing the written material and any other additional information the Grievance Committee deemed pertinent to the grievance, 申诉委员会将准备有关申诉的调查结果和建议. The Grievance Committee Chair will inform the student in writing of the Grievance Committee’s decision as soon as possible, 但不得迟于申诉委员会准备好调查结果和建议后的10个学校工作日. The Grievance Committee may also inform Disability Services and/or the DAC of the Grievance Committee’s decision. An appeal of the Grievance Committee’s decision can be made to the Vice President of Academic Affairs (VPAA) for either of the following reasons:
- New information, 申诉委员会以前没有得到过, 可能影响申诉委员会裁决结果的因素, 已经成为可用的.
Any appeal of the Grievance Committee’s decision must be put in writing and presented to the VPAA’s office within 10 school days of the student having been notified of the decision of the Grievance Committee. VPAA将尽快以书面形式通知学生他的决定, 但不得迟于他收到上诉后的30天. VPAA也可以通知申诉委员会, 残疾人服务机构和/或VPAA的决定的DAC. VPAA对上诉的决定将是最终决定.
A student may file a formal complaint with the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) if the student believes he or she has been denied a reasonable accommodation in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, 1973年《皇冠搏彩中心》第504条或2008年《皇冠搏彩》. 该办公室将决定是否需要进一步调查.有关如何向公民权利办公室提出投诉的资料，可浏览以下网址:
OCR Main Line: 202.307.0690