Disabilities and Learning Differences

Disability ServicesPenn State is strongly committed to providing full access to its programs and services for all individuals. The University encourages academically qualified students with disabilities to take advantage of the educational programs and accommodations offered at Penn State Behrend.

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Available academic accommodations:

  • Digital Books or on CD
  • Extended test-taking time
  • Oral exams
  • Note-takers
  • Preferential seating
  • Recording of lectures
  • Test readers/writers
  • Testing in a separate room
  • Library assistance is also available upon request
  • Adaptive Technologies Software: Kurzweil 3000, Dragon Naturally Speaking, JAWS v. 4.0 for Windows, Accessibility Wizard, Magnifier, Narrator, On-Screen Keyboard, and Utility Manager
     

Available physical disability accommodations:

  • Wheelchair accessibility accommodations in classrooms
  • Parking arrangements
  • Individual housing needs
  • Adaptive physical education curriculum
  • Adaptive Technologies Software
     

Contact:
Michelle Brown, M.B.A
Disability Services Coordinator
mlb278@psu.edu