Disability Services: Easier Done Than Said

  • J. Trey Duffy University of Wisconsin
Keywords: Higher Education, Disability Services


Responding to the complex issues presented by students with disabilities isn't all that difficult. A broad network of campus collaborators, combined with clearly articulated policies and procedures, establishes a firm foundation capable of handling most, if not all, situations. Integrating effective policies and procedures with a decisive mission statement, competent staff with specific responsibilities, and reasonable funding creates a process ensuring equal opportunity while upholding academic integrity. An inventory of ingredients and a formula for success are described in detail.