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Gallaudet University: Office for Students with Disabilities - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Gallaudet University: Office for Students with Disabilities
Hall Memorial Building, Room S-135
800 Florida Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 651-5256 (Local)
oswd@gallaudet.edu
http://depts.gallaudet.edu/oswd/

Brief Description

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 9:00 AM-4:30 PM.
Geographic area served: United States

Staff

James Akridge, Coordinator Office for Students with Disabilities, James.Akridge@gallaudet.edu
Patricia Marie Tesar, Director, Patricia.Tesar@gallaudet.edu

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Assessment
    • Assesses the needs of students.
  • Braille/Electronic/Audio/Large Print Production
    • Offers alternative print services for students, faculty, and staff by reformatting printed materials such as textbooks, brochures, journals, magazines, memos/letters to the specifications of the requester in formats including braille, audiocassette, and large print.
  • Information and Referral
    • Provides information and referral services.
  • Low Vision Services
    • Provides low vision equipment and computers.
  • Reading Services
    • Provides support services for students, such as notetaking and reader services.

Services for Children

  • Assessment
    • Assesses the needs of students.
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