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

Advocates for access, partners in Success

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

Location:

Lindell Library, 216