Although each situation is different and the student is the best source of information regarding useful accommodations, the following accommodations are typical for a student with a learning disability:
- Note takers and/or audiotaped class sessions, captioned films
- Extra exam time, alternative testing arrangements
- Visual, aural, and tactile instructional demonstrations
- Computer with voice output, spelling checker, and grammar checker
For more information on accommodations for students with learning disabilities, consult Working Together: Faculty and Students with Disabilities and the video presentation Building the Team: Faculty, Staff, and Students Working Together.
For specific information about computer-based accommodations for individuals with learning disabilities, consult Working Together: Computers and People with Learning Disabilities or view the video by the same title.