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Welcome to our New SNAP Administrative Assistants, Liz and Simone. They will assist students with the CDS Application and gathering needed documentation.

Liz Adams Liz Adams, originally from Towson, Maryland, is a 2011 graduate of the College of Charleston with a B.S. in Psychology. Liz is working on her Master of Social Work degree.
Liz has two cats, thoroughly enjoys the warm weather and is very excited to have the opportunity to be back on campus and be working at the Center for Disability Services!
Liz Adams
Simone Davis Simone Davis, originally from Columbia, SC, is currently a Senior student working on her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication here at the College of Charleston. In her spare time, Simone enjoys volunteering and doing arts and crafts with her teenage niece and nephew. She is happy to be able to work at the Center for Disability Services while receiving a quality education at the College of Charleston.
Simone Davis

Open Letter from Jane Jarrow

An Open Letter to parents of students with disabilities about to enter college.
Dr. Jane Jarrow, a Disability Services expert, shares her insight and concerns as her daughter prepares to enter college

The Center for Disability Services is dedicated to

  • Ensuring that all programs and services of the College of Charleston are accessible;
  • Providing reasonable and effective accommodations while promoting independence in the student;
  • Offering educational opportunities to students, faculty and staff that enhance understanding of the various types of disabilities, promoting an environment respectful of all;
  • Serving as a resource center for faculty, staff, students and the community.

SNAP (Students Needing Access Parity) Services provides assistance and guidance to students with a documented disability to ensure equal access to all programs and services of the College. More information about the SNAP program can be found in our brochure.

Once a student is approved for services, SNAP provides:

  • Reasonable and appropriate accommodations specific to individual needs based on the psychoeducational assessment or medical documentation
  • Communication with instructors, upon request, to heighten their awareness of individual student needs and to seek appropriate accommodations
  • Alternative courses to the math/logic and foreign language requirement if need is documented by psychoeducational assessment or medical documentation
    Please note: If math is considered to be an essential component of the major, alternatives to the math/logic requirement may not be used.
  • Assistive Technology: hardware and software students may need to have access to classroom content and activities

 

Barriers on Campus? 

Have you encountered a barrier to access on campus?
Please report any barriers you may encounter with this Barrier Notification Form.

How you can Support SNAP 

Please Give to SNAP

To Declare Your Impact and Support SNAP

Thank you for your support. 

 

 

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