Accommodations & Resources — Disability Services | Northcentral Technical College

Disability Services Accommodations

Northcentral Technical College provides academic accommodations to students with disabilities to ensure equal access to higher education.

Pre-Approved Accommodations

An accommodations card and pre-approval is required to use these accommodations. An accommodations card is valid through the summer semester of the academic year in which they are issued. In order to use the pre-approved resources, students will need to complete an accommodations card renewal form if their card has expired.

  • E-Text/Accessible Books (requests must be made 4 weeks in advance)

    This accommodation allows a student to “listen” to books or class material with either text–to-speech (TTS) software or with speech-output equipment.

    Request E-Text
  • Testing Accommodation (requests must be made 3 business days in advance)

    Accommodations can be provided for a variety of testing situations at NTC including admissions, program and GED guidance.

    Request Testing Accommodations
  • Adaptive Equipment (requests must be made 2 business days in advance)

    This accommodation allows a student to obtain a Smartpen or recorder. These tools can assist with notetaking and record audio from class lectures.

    Request Adaptive Equipment
  • Accessible Classroom Material (requests must be made 2 business days in advance)

    This accommodation allows a student to obtain lecture material and/or classroom handouts in an accessible format that best suit their needs. This may consist of receiving an accessible copy of the lecture notes.

    Request Accessible Classroom Material

Additional Resources

No accommodations card is required to use these resources.

  • NaturalReader

    NaturalReader is a text to speech software that converts text into spoken words. Natural Reader will read text to the user and can convert text from websites as well as PDF files, Microsoft Word files, and eBooks.

    Get NaturalReader
  • Assistive Technology Database

    The website for Georgia’s Assistive Technology Act Program features a searchable database of assistive technologies. The technologies can be sorted by purpose, price, or operating system.

    View Database


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