Deaf and/or hard of hearing students who require interpreting services, amplification support and/or accommodations should contact Maria Ortado , Interpreter Coordinator, in room U218, 910-362-7098 . NC Relay Service for Video Phone or TTY: Dial 7-1-1.
Students working with N.C. Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services is encouraged to inform SAS to enable coordination of services.
Students requesting services should provide CFCC with documentation of their disability (such as an audiogram), functional limitations, and requested accommodations. CFCC will work to ensure access, but four weeks’ notice is preferred to establish all accommodations for the first day of classes.
Once enrolled, Students must communicate with their assigned interpreter(s) regarding any changes in their class and/or tutoring schedules. Students must notify SAS and their interpreter(s) 24 hours before a schedule change or absence. Repeated failures to provide timely notification will result in a mandatory counseling meeting with the Director of Student Accessibility Services Services and the Interpreter Coordinator.
Students are strongly encouraged to utilize the tutoring support services provided by the Learning Lab . Interpreting services for tutoring will be provided upon request.
When last-minute interpreter coverage is logistically impossible or temporarily unavailable, SAS will arrange for alternative accommodations such as videotaping of class or other reasonable/effective services as suggested by the student and/or teacher.