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2521 Industrial Parkway
Elkhart, IN 46516
(574) 293-4657 ext. 4300
220 Dean Johnson Blvd.
South Bend, IN 46601
(574) 289-7001 ext. 5325
School Type: Public
Enrollment: 120,447 (across 24 campuses)
Tuition: Per credit hour
Degrees: Certificates, Certifications, Degrees
Most Popular Majors: Depends on campus location
The mission of DSS is to provide access to College programs, services, activities, and facilities for students with disabilities; to provide student advocacy; to encourage the highest levels of academic and personal achievement; and to advocate for an accessible environment for students, faculty, staff, and visitors.
Equipment listed below is available at the South Bend campus for use with students with disabilities
OMNI 3000- Reading machine where the text appears on the screen and is highlighted as it is simultaneously read out loud to the student over earphones. This machine can also magnify text.
Zoom Tech- This software enlarges print, used with hard copy texts of any sort.
Dragon Dictate- This is a voice recognition program that enables students to dictate papers without using their hands to type.
BAT- This is a one handed keyboard for use with computer systems. Right handed and left handed BATs are available.
Loop- FM remote. It looks like two walkmans. One is for the student where they use T cell of hearing aid to enhance the sound of instructor’s voice. Instructor’s equipment is a walkman device with a small lapel microphone.
Tutoring available through the Learning Lab
Proctored testing situation arranged by the student, Coordinator for Disabilities Services, and the Learning Lab
Access to Recording for the Blind (RFB), national organization, which supplies taped textbooks
Notetaker services, using volunteer student notetaker
Coordinator Disabilities Services
574.289.7001 Ext. 5340