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DeafBlind Students

Disability Services Office/ Requesting Accommodations

Process for requesting accommodations for deaf and hard-of-hearing students with additional disabilities...

Contact RIT Disability Services Office

The RIT Disability Services Office is committed to providing equal access to programs, services and physical facilities to students with disabilities. We strive to foster an environment where all students are welcomed, valued and respected.

Students requesting accommodations are encouraged to contact:

Catherine Lewis
Director, RIT Disability Services Office (DSO)
Office: SAU 1155
585-475-6988
cbldso@rit.edu
www.rit.edu/dso

If students are approved for academic accommodations, their instructors will receive a Disability Services Agreement, prior to the start of each term. 

Vision Support Committee

The NTID Vision Support Committee was established to provide resources and support for deafblind students. Our services include:

  • Support for deafblind students
  • Referrals to appropriate NTID personnel and technology resources
  • Consultations on deafblind student issues
  • Who to contact about access issues
  • Support for faculty and staff working with deafblind students
  • Recommendations to NTID Administration regarding continued support of deafblind students
Julie Diaz-Poore
Assistant Director
Erin Clegg
Associate Director, Internal Outreach and Special Projects
David Krohn
Interpreting Coordinator