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Welcome Back!

We are glad to have you here for the Spring Semester. Students who are seeking to get registered with SAS can find out about the process in the “Information for Students” section of our website. You are also welcome to contact us for assistance.

To get the semester started for students already registered with SAS, here are few reminders:

  • Request Letters of Notification for professors by completing the semester request in ACCOMMODATE
  • Requests for note takers or books in alternate format can be completed using the survey links on the right of this page
  • Let us know how we are doing and how we can improve! Take a few minutes to complete a survey about your experience with SAS. 
  • Need to schedule exams through SAS? Visit the forms section of our website or stop by the office to get the Exam Scheduling Form. Be sure you return it to us at least a week before your first exam.

As always, feel free to contact your Accessibility Coordinator to discuss any questions or concerns you have about your accommodations or services and good luck.

 

Update

 

SAS Announces Coaching Services for Students On the Autism Spectrum on the Athens Campus

Student Accessibility Services developed a coaching support program to address the increasing need to support students on the autism spectrum. The program is designed to provide an additional layer of individualized support for students throughout their transition to college, particularly during their first year on campus. The application for coaching services is available now. (Services are currently only available to Athens Campus students.)

 

Eligibility Criteria

Each student’s needs are assessed based on the program eligibility criteria. Students meeting the following criteria will be considered for the Coaching Services Program:

  1. Diagnosed on the autism spectrum
  2. Registered with Student Accessibility Services
  3. Identified needs in one or more of the following key competency areas:
    • Self-advocacy
    • Social skills
    • Resiliency
    • Study & Organizational Skills
    • Technology
How to Apply

Applications for the Coaching Services Program are accepted on a rolling basis. Priority consideration is given to those who apply by May 15. Incoming first-year students are advised to apply after they’ve been admitted to the University, but prior to the start of their first semester. Continuing and transfer students may apply at any time. A complete application for the Coaching Services Program includes the following:

  1. Online Application for Accommodations
  2. Disability Documentation (i.e. psychological evaluation).
  3. Coaching Services Application
  4. Individual Needs Assessment (1 hour meeting in person or via Skype)
Contact

Christina Jenkins at jenckinc1@ohio.edu or 740-593-2620