The Disability Services Office offers a variety of support services enabling students with special needs to participate in the full range of college experiences by providing: The Disability Support Services Department offers a variety of services to enable students with disabilities to participate in the full range of college experiences. Mountain View College complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and ensures equal access to college programs and facilities. Students are asked to provide documentation of their disabilities to the Disability Support Services Office. A review of documentation determines the acceptable accommodations and then staff meet with the students one-on-one to determine and coordinate the necessary accommodations.
Accommodations may include readers and/or scribes for tests, note-takers in the classroom, extended time on tests, interpreters for those who are hearing impaired, etc. Most services require notification of 72 business hours in advance of requested service other services such as note-takers, interpreters, Captioning, and readers may require at least a week or more notification.
The Disability Services Office can provide assistance to students with documented disabilities, requiring help in the areas of personal needs, social adjustment and academic/career advisement. Disability staff may act as a liaison between students, faculty and staff, as well as other agency personnel as needed. Referrals can be made to appropriate campus and off-campus organizations and offices.