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Special Accommodations

The Office of Learning Support and Disability Services offers assistance in arranging necessary accommodations and services.


  • Tutors
  • Readers
  • Assistance with locating note-takers
  • Arrangements for special examination procedures
  • Special placement assessment services
  • Assistance in obtaining sign language interpreters
  • Photocopied enlargements of class materials
  • Access to counseling services
  • Assistance in ordering textbooks on tape
  • Assessments and counseling for students with learning disabilities
  • Mobility assistance
  • Campus accessibility tours
  • Taping course syllabi and short articles
  • Computer-assisted instruction

Adaptive Equipment

  • Tape recorders (standard and four track)
  • Large display calculators
  • Enlarged computer keyboards
  • Talking computers
  • Magnifying glasses
  • Wheelchairs for campus use
  • Perkin's Brailler

The Allegany College of Maryland Library offers additional services and adaptive equipment.

  • Library of Congress catalogues of larger print, cassette, and Braille books
  • Enlarged Print Dictionary
  • Apollo Image Reader (print enlarger)
  • Photocopier with enlarging capabilities
  • Computer-assisted instruction
  • American Rehabilitation journal