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Teaching Strategies for Specific Disabilities

As the professor of a student with a disability there may be some things you can do to help make your student's learning experience the best possible.  In addition to the particular accommodations indicated in a student's accommodation letter from the DSO, the strategies described on the following pages may be beneficial.  Please remember however that the needs and preferences of each individual student are unique; it is always a good idea to take the time to discuss any questions about your students specific disability directly with the student.  If you have any questions about a particular request for academic accommodation, please do not hesitate to contact our office.