Disability Services is an umbrella for many services available at Camden County College including the Office of Disability Services, Program for Students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing and Garden State Pathways.
The Office of Disability Services provides academic support to students who have documented disabilities. The Americans with Disabilites Act (ADA) defines disability as any physical, or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities such as: caring for oneself, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning or working.
The Disability Services Office promotes access to and excellence in the educational opportunities for students with disabilities at Camden County College. The Disability Services Office strives to create an environment that recognizes differences and builds self-advocacy and independence. Students who may be eligible for services must self identify to the Disability Services Office.
Services provided include:
Academic Advisement/Coaching-students are encouraged to meet with the Disability Services Staff to discuss appropriate academic course work for both degree/certificate requirements.
Academic Accommodations may include: peer note-takers, recording lectures, readers and or scribes, alternative textbooks, extended time for assessments, distraction reduced testing environment.
Assistive Technology –various types of technology is available for students who may have print disabilities.
Summer Orientation-each summer new students are invited to participate in a one-day seminar.This is an opportunity to learn about campus resources, meet new people, and learn about college success strategies.
To Register with the Office of Disability Services
- Make an appointment by calling 856-227-7200, ext. 4430 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
- Complete the Student Intake Form
- Bring in the required current and substantive documentation:
- Psychological evaluation (Must be within the past 3 years)
- Educational/Learning Evaluation (Must be within the past 3 years)
Transfer students need copies of the paper-work submitted to the Disability Services Office of the transferring institution to include; any disability documentation submitted to the school, accommodation letter, and a copy of your unofficial transcript.
Someone with a disability who was never classified needs documentation that meets the criteria detailed in the documentation request.
Questions may be directed to Joanne Kinzy, Director of Disability Services at 856- 227-7200 ext. 4430 or via email at email@example.com.