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CONTACT INFORMATION

Campus Address:
One Main Street, 409-South

 

Mailing Address:
University of Houston-Downtown
Office of Disability Services
One Main Street, 409-South
Houston, Texas 77002

Office Phone (713) 226-5227
Fax (713) 223-7445
E-mail disabilityservices@uhd.edu

 

Monday, Tuesday & Friday
8am – 5pm

Wednesday & Thursday
8am – 7pm

 

Disability Awareness Week
October 14-16, 2013

 

Announcements:

If you are a returning student, to request accommodations for this current semester, please complete the Accommodation Request Form located under the current student tab and return it to Disability Services(You do not need to submit each course syllabi). 

 

Office of Disability Services

Registering with Disability Services

According to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a disability is a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, such as caring for one's self, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning and working. In order to receive assistance from ODS, the student must have a documented disability.

Students seeking to register with Disability Services must provide disability-related documentation from an appropriate licensed professional (details of documentation requirements are provided to each student by Disability Services and available on the Documentation Guidelines tab).

The submitted disability-related documentation should clearly identify the nature of the disability, as well the effects of the disability on a student's daily functioning. This documentation will allow the Disability Services' staff to determine appropriate and reasonable academic adjustment/auxiliary aids. After submitting the documentation (whether adequate or inadequate), Disability Services will contact the student to either schedule an appointment/interview or request additional information.

During the appointment/interview, reasonable academic adjustments and auxiliary aids will be discussed. The UHD Academic Adjustments Auxiliary Aids Policy will also be reviewed during the appointment/interview.

 

 

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