Areas of Study

OSWD provides the following services to students and faculty.

  • Intake Process and Eligibility Review: students submit info & medical documentation
  • Adaptive Technology: equipment, furniture, or software that can improve access
  • Auxiliary Aids: note takers, readers, scribes, and laboratory and library assistants
  • Counseling Support: counselors assist OSWD students & faculty with disability support service planning
  • Interpreting Services: OSWD coordinates with Gallaudet Interpreting Services to provide tactile and close-vision interpreting
  • Alternative Print Materials: academic materials converted to e-book, large print, and Braille formats
  • Testing Accommodations: students study, work with faculty, and/or take tests in a distraction-reduced environment
  • Faculty Support: providing faculty development and support in accommodating students with disabilities

Contact Us

Office for Students with Disabilities

Karen Terhune

JSAC 1225



(202) 448-7146

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