the initial meeting with a LAP/S committee member:
Your request for
accommodations and documentation will be reviewed by the committee. Members of the LAP/S
Committee will review your request. More relevant or current documentation may
be requested. The sooner you begin the process, including appropriate
documentation, the sooner the services can be provided.
is an example of some of the questions that may be asked by a committee member.
will be contacted by a LAP/S member. After
the review has been completed, you will be contacted by a LAP/S member who will
serve as your primary contact for services during your time at Northwest. If
approved, your LAP/S contact will give you an accommodation letter outlining your
accommodations that you will present to faculty and staff. This letter is
recognized campus-wide as verification that you are a qualified student with a
keep your accommodation letter.
It is your responsibility to keep the accommodation letter, make copies of it
and distribute it to your class instructors and other University personnel as
needed each trimester. (The letter contains no confidential information about
practice independent learning.
The LAP/S process is designed to foster an independent learning experience to
assist in preparing you for the future. It is your responsibility to attend all
classes, lab sessions, individual tutoring and mentoring sessions that enhance
your potential for academic success. Tips for self-advocacy can be found in the
Transition Guidebook (click on Missouri College Guidebook:
Transition for Students with Disabilities) and http://www.going-to-college.org/myplace/plan.html.
may have your accommodations reevaluated.
A reevaluation may be initiated by contacting any LAP/S
In circumstances where students and the LAP/S Committee are unable to reach
agreement on accommodations, appeals should be directed to the Faculty Senate
Access and Accommodations Committee by contacting the ADA/504 Compliance Coordinator.