Disability Services Transition Handbook

Table of Contents

  1. Preparing to Transition
    1. Preparing for Postsecondary Education (by the Office for Civil Rights)
    2. Preparing to Transition to Penn College
  2. Secondary vs. post-secondary educational disability services
  3. Eligibility and Requests for Disability Services
    1. Eligibility for Services
    2. Documentation Requirements
    3. Requests for Accommodations
    4. Requests for Services
  4. Confidentiality and Release of Information
  5. Rights and Responsibilities
  6. Orientation Workshop – Be sure to attend this session during Welcome Weekend to connect with Disability Services before your first day of class.
  7. Attendance Policy
  8. Emergency Evacuation Procedures – If you have mobility impairment, familiarize yourself with the Areas of Rescue Assistance in each campus building.
  9. Persons with Disabilities and Veterans Parking
  10. Disability Discrimination
    1. Overview of the laws
    2. Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
    3. Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
  11. Discrimination Grievance Procedures

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