It is suggested that the following statement be included in each course syllabus.
If you have a documented disability you are advised to notify both your instructor and the Disability Services office to request specific classroom accommodations based on your disability. Classroom accommodations are only provided when a certifying accommodation form is presented by the student from the Disability Services office. Disability Services is located in the Health and Wellness Center.
Welcome to the Disability Services at Penn State Altoona. At Penn State, we are committed to providing a welcoming, encouraging, and empowering environment for students with disabilities to ensure equal access, full participation and reasonable accommodations for their academic pursuits. Disability Services is responsible for coordinating support services, reasonable academic accommodations, and promoting disability awareness in the university community. I encourage you to consider participation on the Penn State Altoona Disability Services Advisory Board if you would like to have a more active role in enhancing the services to students at Penn State Altoona who receive services. Please contact the Health and Wellness Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or 814-949-5540 for additional information.