Rhode Island College is one of the region's leading comprehensive public colleges. Our mission is to offer accessible higher education of the finest quality to traditional and non-traditional students from around the state, the region, and beyond. Rhode Island College is committed to providing accommodations for students with disabilities and supporting them in an accessible academic environment. As required by state and federal law, it is the policy of Rhode Island College that "no otherwise qualified person with a disability…shall, solely by reason of …disability, be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity."
The term 'disability' means, with respect to an individual -
That impact MAJOR LIFE ACTIVITIES -
The College is working on developing long-range strategies for ensuring ADA compliance and Universal Design. Watch this space for further details!
ADA AMENDMENTS ACT OF 2008. (2008, September 25). Retrieved January 15, 2013, from U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: http://www.eeoc.gov/laws/statutes/adaaa.cfm