Disability Services

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, students must disclose disabilities to the counselor in order for Haywood Community College to provide reasonable accommodations.

  1. The student discloses the type of disability, the student’s limitations, and the current impact of the disability/medical condition to the counselor by completing the appropriate forms. The forms are available in the counselor’s office or at www.haywood.edu/counseling/disability_services.
  2. The student provides proof of the disability from a physician, psychologist or other appropriate professional stating the nature of the disability and recommendations for needed accommodations. The documentation must reflect the current impact of the disability. HCC’s staff is not able to diagnose disabilities. The documentation accepted at HCC may not suffice for universities or professional and certification exams.
  3. The student engages in an interview with the counselor.
  4. The counselor documents the reasonable accommodations that the college will provide as determined from the student/counselor interview and appropriate documentation. All of the information is collected by the counselor and filed with a copy of the mutually agreed upon accommodations.
  5. The student reviews the accommodations with each instructor within the first week of each semester.
  6. The student reviews the accommodations with the counselor prior to or at the beginning of each semester during which the student wishes to receive accommodations.

For more information, contact Angie Uhl-Kalev, Counselor at 828.627.4504 (phone), 828.627.4513 (fax), Office 1532, or auhl-kalev@haywood.edu.

For more information, see the disability handbook below.

Please be aware of the attendance policy located in the HCC Catalog at www.haywood.edu.

Please note that all students regardless of disability must meet the technical standards of a program with or without reasonable accommodations.

Distance Learning students at HCC are required to follow the procedures outlined above.

Effective January 1, 2013

Disability Handbook

Disability Handbook (pdf)

Forms

Form 1 - Procedures for Requesting Accommodations at HCC

Form 2 – Voluntary Self-Disclosure of Disability

Form 3 – Accommodation Form for ACCUPLACER

Form 3A - Accommodation Form for TABE

Form 4 – Accommodation Form for Classroom

Form 5 – ADA Checklist

Form 6 – Success Plan

Form 7 – Addendum

Form 8 – Safety Plan for Individuals with Disabilities   

Form 9 - Documentation from Medical Service Provider

Form 10 – Equipment Agreement

Form 11 – Software Agreement

Form 12 – Sign Language Interpreter Service Agreement

Form 13 -  Recommendations for Success

Form 14 - Denial of Requested Accommodation(s)

Form 15 - Service Animals Agreement

Form 16 - Justification of Requested Accommodations

Resources

College Guide for Students with Disabilities

CareerWorks - Assistance with job search, resumes, interviewing

Service Dogs

Contact

Angie Uhl-Kalev, Counselor
Phone: 828.627.4504
Fax: 828.627.4513
Email: auhl-kalev@haywood.edu
Office : 1532
 

Haywood Community College is committed to equality of educational opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, or sexual orientation.