Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) (See Student Handbook)
Individuals with Disabilities policy is
Miller College does not discriminate in the admission or treatment of students on the basis of disability. The College is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act:
1. Section 202 of the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act: “No qualified Individual with a disability shall, by reason of such disability, be excluded from the participation in or be denied the benefits of the services, Programs, or activities of any public entity, or be subject to discrimination by any such entity.”
2. Section 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act: “No otherwise qualified individual with a disability, as defined (herein), shall solely, by reason of his disability, be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.”
While ensuring the academic integrity of its programs, the College is dedicated to providing the reasonable accommodations needed to ensure equal access to educational opportunities for individuals with verified disabilities. Accommodations are based upon the complete professional evaluation report provided by a physician or some other specialist authorized to make disability diagnoses.
The Director of Administrative Services is the designated ADA Coordinator and is responsible for the coordination of services to students with disabilities as defined by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Please contact The Director of Administrative Services for more information or assistance. Students who believe their rights have been abridged or perceive failures by this institution to comply with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act may file complaints with The Director of Administrative Services. Appeals of the Director’s decision may be made through the procedures outlined regarding non-grade issues in the section on Complaints by a Student.
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