High School College/University Laws: IDEA Sections 504 ADA (1990) ADA Amendment Act (2008) Sections 504 Fair Housing Act Documentation: School provided evaluation(s) IEP (Individualized Education… Read More »What is the difference between high school accommodations and college/university accommodations?
Do IEP/504 plans directly transfer to the university setting? What about accommodations from my previous higher education institution?
No. When students move to higher education or to a different institution, they will need to go through the interactive process with Disability Services to… Read More »Do IEP/504 plans directly transfer to the university setting? What about accommodations from my previous higher education institution?
While these forms of documentation are useful as supplemental documents, students may also be asked to submit documentation from health care providers that support reasonable… Read More »Would an IEP or 504 plan be sufficient as medical documentation?
Students may call the main office at (703) 993-2474 to schedule an appointment with their Specialist. Students may also email their Specialist directly to contact… Read More »How do I schedule an appointment with my Specialist?
Once a student meets and establishes accommodations with a Specialist, accommodations will be applicable moving forward from the time Faculty Contact Sheets are provided to… Read More »What does ‘accommodations are not retroactive’ mean?
If accommodations are established, students will be provided with Faculty Contact Sheets (accommodation letters) to provide to professors in order to ‘activate’ accommodations. It is… Read More »How will my professor know what accommodations I have? (Not applicable to Law School students)
After all forms and documentation are submitted, the documentation must be reviewed by a Specialist. Once reviewed, a Specialist will be in contact with the… Read More »How long does the registration process take?
The Process walks students through the process of registration with Disability Services.
I have not enrolled as a Mason student yet, but would like to meet with a Specialist to determine what accommodations I would receive if I decided to attend Mason. Can I meet with a specialist?
Disability Services Specialists offer 30-minute informational meetings with students to meet and discuss typical accommodations and supports that are offered at Mason. Students interested in… Read More »I have not enrolled as a Mason student yet, but would like to meet with a Specialist to determine what accommodations I would receive if I decided to attend Mason. Can I meet with a specialist?
If disability-related limitations have not changed, once a student is fully registered with our office and has established accommodations, the student will remain registered as… Read More »Do students have to re-register with Disability Services after each semester?