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TRIO Support Staff

Director:
Gayle Moholland, MBA
Phone: 207.454.1062
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Advisor/Accessibility Specialist:
Dora Adams, MEd.
Phone: 207.454.1093
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Advisor/Transfer Counselor:
Pamela Feeney, Ph.D., N.C.C.
Phone: 207.454.1079
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Office Assistant:
Stephen Newell II
Phone: 207.454.1064
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Accessibilities

ACCESSIBILITY SPECIALIST

Dora Adams, MEd.
Washington County Community College
One College Drive
Calais, ME 04619                                   
Phone: 207 454-1093
FAX:   207-454-1030
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Policy & Procedure for Students with Disabilities

In accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (CRF 34 Part 104), Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, and The ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (S.3406), WCCC is committed to assisting qualified students with disabilities to achieve their individual goals.  Upon request and official documentation from a doctor or relevantly licensed professional, WCCC grants qualified students reasonable accommodations to provide them equal opportunity for success within a collegiate setting.  Students requesting reasonable accommodations must contact the Accessibility Specialist at 207-454-1093 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 PRINCIPLES OF ACCESS

A - Accessibility
: Faculty members play a major role in making their classrooms accessible to all students.

C - Communication: It is imperative that students with disabilities, faculty members, and the Accessibility Specialist communicate on a regular basis.

C - Confidentiality: All instructors and Accessibility Service must respect student confidentiality.
 
E - Eligibility for Accommodations: Accessibility Services is the office designated to determine eligibility for federally mandated accommodations and services.

S - Student Responsibility: It is the student’s responsibility to secure necessary services.

S - Support:  Both faculty and Accessibility Services work together to support students in their legal right to access an education.

Student Responsibilities

Students who wish consideration for academic accommodations must:

• Inform the Accessibility Specialist of a disability.
• Provide the Accessibility Specialist with recent copies of their disability documentation from
  a qualified professional.
• Make an appointment with the Accessibility Specialist to discuss their documentation,
  accommodations, and program scheduling before the first or second week of the semester or
  as soon as possible.

WCCC Responsibilities

The Accessibility Specialist will:

• Register students who declare a disability.
• Review disability documentation.
• Determine appropriate accommodations with students.
• Write eligibility memos for students to share with appropriate faculty.
• Assist students with accommodation implementation.

 

At Student Request

The Accessibility Specialist will: 

• Meet with student and faculty/staff to resolve issues regarding accommodations.
• Follow up with student and instructors to evaluate the success of accommodations.
• Set up meetings with third parties and off campus agencies as needed.
• Assist with appropriate program scheduling.
• Make referrals to career counselor and/or other personnel or agencies as needed.

Washington County Community College
One College Drive, Calais, ME 04619
1-207-454-1000 1-800-210-6932
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