Student Accessibility and Support Services

Student Accessibility and Support Services (SASS) offers learning supports to any student enrolled at KCKCC. These services are provided at no charge. Services include:

  • Learning styles/preference inventory
  • Study Skills
  • Test taking techniques
  • Note taking tips
  • Time management practices

How to Receive Accommodations During COVID-19 Shelter-at-Home Order

KCKCC is working under a Shelter-at -Home Order. Please follow these steps to begin the process of receiving accommodations.

· If you plan to take degree program courses, contact Ms. Alex Twitty at atwitty@kckcc.edu or 913-288-7346. She will get back with you within one business day. · If you plan to take tech classes, contact Ms. Carly Eastling at ceastling@kckcc.edu or 913-288-7851. She will get back with you within one business day.

· Provide your disability documentation in an electronic form to atwitty@kckcc.edu. She will submit it to the appropriate staff person.

· After reviewing your documentation, a SASS staff person will contact you to schedule an intake interview. This will be conducted via Zoom, a video conferencing package.

· Once the documentation has been reviewed and the intake interview completed, SASS will notify your instructors of the accommodations you are entitled to.

Disability 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.

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