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COVID-19: Updates and Plans ›

Franklin Groves Center for Learning and Accessible Student Services (CLASS)

Advocates for access, partners in Success

COVID-19 RESPONSE: MODIFIED OPERATIONS

Appointments

Requesting Accommodations

Testing Procedures

Augsburg’s COVID-19 Planning

CLASS Resources for Distance Learning:

Please review the following resources from the CLASS Office related to strategies and tips for students working from home and how to create a distraction-free testing environment at home. These resources are available in both a PDF and a Word format:

Mission Statement

CLASS leads the Augsburg community in advancing disability access and equity.

CLASS Staff

The CLASS staff includes a Director, Disability Specialists, and an Assistive Technology & Accommodations Specialist, all experienced in serving students with disabilities. CLASS also employs many student workers, some of whom receive CLASS support.

CLASS services

If you have ADHD, a mental health disability, a learning disability, a physical/sensory impairment, a chronic health condition, are on the autism spectrum, or have another disability, the CLASS office can  provide you with reasonable accommodations and support.

Disability Specialists provide:

  • Determination of appropriate accommodations
  • Individual support
  • Instruction in learning strategies
  • Help with time management and organizational skills
  • Assistance with course selection

Accommodations may include:

  • Alternative testing (extended time, limited distraction)
  • Assistive technology
  • Alternative format textbooks and course materials
  • Notetaking support
  • Housing accommodations
  • Classroom accommodations

Some examples of disabilities:

  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD/ADD)
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Psychiatric Disabilities
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Head Injury/Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Physical Disabilities and Systemic Illnesses
  • Deafness/Hearing Impairment
  • Blindness/Low Vision
  • Disabilities that are sporadic or degenerative in nature
  • Temporary conditions