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Disabilities Services

The Office of Disabilities Services is responsible for ensuring equal access, accommodations and services to its students with disabilities. 

Disabilities Services is committed to maintaining an atmosphere of understanding and support, acknowledging that each student has different needs, while all students deserve the opportunity to enjoy independence and self-advocacy. Students with disabilities add to the diversity at PHSC, bringing special skills, strengths, creativity and unique experiences that enrich our campus communities.

Disabilities support services include:

  • Alternative testing
  • Readers
  • Note-takers
  • Scribed exam
  • Extended time
  • Alternative location
  • Sign language interpreters
  • Modification of test presentation response format
  • Use of tape recorder in class
  • Modified furniture

Disabilities adaptive equipment includes: 

  • JAWS - screen reader software
  • Window-Eyes - screen reader software
  • Zoomtext - screen magnification software
  • Aladdin magnifiers
  • ONYX Flexible-arm Portable Magnification Camera
  • TOPAZ Desktop Video Magnifier