Disability Services

Disability Services - Michael Samuels 10/23/08 SMPA 110W...

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Michael Samuels 10/23/08 SMPA 110W Doyle Disability Services GW offers a few students in each course the opportunity to take notes for Disability Support Systems services in exchange for a $100 gift certificate from the schools bookstore, but it often has difficultly finding quality note takers. DSS at the George Washington University provides assistants to students who suffer from learning disabilities that affect their daily learning experience. Learning disabilities such as attention deficient hyper disorder and dyslexia affect one in five people. The Americans with Disability act protects individuals with disabilities from unjust discrimination due to their condition. At GWU over 700 students take advantage of DSS services which includes adaptive technology, reading services, and test accommodations. To support these functions the university solicits help from the general student body through monetary incentives. “In a lot of my classes I depend on the notes, and sometimes I’ll be in a course
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2010 for the course SMPA 110W taught by Professor Michaeldoyle during the Fall '08 term at GWU.

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