- Must have a documented disability or be regarded as having a disability
- Must self-identify to Disability Services
- Must submit appropriate documentation prior to receiving services.
The ADA defines a person with a disability as a person:
- Who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities,
- Who has a record of the disability, or
- Who is regarded as having a disability
TYPES OF DISABILITY CATEGORIES
- Physical (visual, hearing, mobility impairment, etc.)
- Emotional or Psychological (i.e. anxiety, mood, personality disorders, etc.)
- Learning (i.e. dyslexia, dysgraphia, reading, or math disorder, etc.)
- ADD or ADHD
- Autism Spectrum Disorders
If you are unsure whether or not your condition qualifies as a disability, please do not hesitate to contact us.
TO APPLY for Services
- Contact the CADS Office:
- Call (337) 521-6656, Stacy Upton, Counselor
- Email CADS@solacc.edu
- Visit us at the Ardoin Building, room 403 (Lafayette Campus). Appointments recommended. If you are not on a Lafayette campus, call or email.
- Schedule an appointment with CADS Counselor to complete the intake application.
- Submit required documentation from a health care provider (physician, psychologist, mental health professional, etc.). Documentation must meet criteria.
TO RECEIVE ACCOMMODATIONS:
- Attend an initial accommodation meeting with your Counselor.
- Students requiring interpreting or captioning services should apply a minimum of 2 weeks prior to the first day of classes.
- All other students may apply during the first week of classes.
- Receive accommodation letter(s) from the Counselor AFTER attending an initial accommodation meeting with the Disability Services Counselor, completion of the Initial Application, and submission of appropriate documentation.
- Submit accommodation letter to each instructor and communicate with them throughout the semester.
- Request accommodations each semester via a Semester Renewal Form.
- Counseling Services
- Disability Services
- Crisis/Suicide & Mental Health
- Behavioral and Physical Health
- Mental Health Support Groups
- Disability Services
- Domestic Violence Services
- Elderly Services
- Food Insecurity/Insufficiency
- Grief Services
- Homeless Shelters and Rent Assistance
- Services for Children/Teens
- Sexual Assault
- Substance Dependence/Abuse
- Victims of Crimes
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