Student Accessibility and Support Services

Student Accessibility & Support Services (SASS) coordinates services for KCKCC students who have a documented disability in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation ACT and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Services are provided at no cost to enrolled students on an individual basis and with respect to confidentiality.

 Students with disabilities should contact SASS as early as possible in order to receive accommodations in a timely manner.

Qualifying Disabilities

Types of disabilities that may qualify for services include, but are not limited to:

  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Blindness/vision loss
  • Brain injury
  • Chronic health impairments
  • Deafness/hard of hearing
  • Learning disabilities
  • Physical disabilities
  • Psychological disabilities
  • Seizure disorder
  • Communication disorders

Services and Accommodations

Types of services and accommodations include, but are not limited to:

  • Supplemental Notes
  • Extended time on tests
  • Distraction reduced testing space
  • Sign language interpreters
  • Captioning of video/media
  • Specialized advising
  • Assistive technology
  • Alternative textbooks

Guidelines for Disability Documentation

Students requesting academic accommodations must provide appropriate documentation of their disability in accordance with the KCKCC’s Documentation Guidelines. Accommodations are determined on a case-by-case basis in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act.

Disability documentation provided to SASS becomes an educational record protected by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. KCKCC does not pay providers for documentation/records. Any payment is the sole responsibility of the student.

Contact

Alex Twitty - Learning Specialist

913-288-7346

Robert Beach - Assistive Technology Specialist 

913-288-7671

Jewell Student Center - RM 3384

Carly Eastling – Academic Support Facilitator

913-288-7851

Technical Education Center