Auxiliary Aids and Services

Auxiliary Aids and Services for Post-secondary Students with Disabilities” This statement prepared by the  U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights  addresses higher education’s obligations under Section 504 and the ADA.   The statement makes clear, the student’s responsibility to request accommodations and to to assist it in identifying appropriate and effective auxiliary aids.Also made very clear is the institution’s obligation to provide appropriate, effective auxiliary aids and services.  Examples of auxiliary aids and services are included as is a Q& A section. The statement was last updated November 16, 2011.