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ADHD Documentation

Students and employees, share this form with a treating medical professional to provide clarity on the nature of your ADHD condition.

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Alternative Format Production for Non-RCPD Programs and Institutions

Describes RCPD procedures and fee structures for non-RCPD programs and institutions requesting RCPD production of accessible text materials. This document is not relevant for students requesting textbooks for credit-based MSU coursework.

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Alternative Testing Rules

This document describes rules employed for alternative testing administered under RCPD control.

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Alternative Testing Site Authorization

This form is required for Alternative Testing that cannot be facilitated in or near the classroom. It is not necessary when testing outside the RCPD.

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Annual RCPD Newsletter

The Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities Presents the 2016 Newsletter PDF

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Assistive Technology: Tools for Success!

This document lists technology programs and tools categorized by needs, for students to easily use.  

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Athletes with Disabilities Network Scholarship Application

Awards totaling $7,500 are generally awarded to 4 undergraduate or graduate students with physical or sensory disabilities engaged in competitive athletics. Scholarships may also be awarded to those studying to advance disability athletics.

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Autism Spectrum Disorders Documentation

Students and employees, share this form with a treating medical professional to provide clarity on the nature of your Autism Spectrum Disorder. 

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Best Practices: Accomodations for Students with Disabilities

The following ‘best practices’ are intended as guidelines for professors and teaching assistants to consider when interacting with students with disabilities. 

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Brain Injury Documentation

Students and employees, share this form with a treating medical professional to provide clarity on the nature of your brain injury condition. 

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Campus Resources for Students

This is an overview of the various resources available to students at MSU.

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Careers Collaborative Flyer

Describes what the MSU/MRS Careers Collaborative is, how it will benefit participants, and how to participate in the event. 

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Chronic Health Documentation

Students and employees, share this form with a treating medical professional to provide clarity on the nature of your chronic health condition. 

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Guidelines and Objectives for Exam Readers

This document answers frequently asked questions regarding reading and scribing exams for students with disabilities and serves as a primmer for RCPD readers and scribes.

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Guidelines for Students Using Interpreters

This document is an important reference for students who need sign language interpreters on campus. To ensure quality services, RCPD asks that you follow these guidelines.

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Guidelines for Students Using Realtime Captioning

This document is an important reference for students who need realtime captioning services on campus. To ensure quality services, RCPD asks that you follow these guidelines.

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Hearing Loss Documentation

Students and employees, share this form with the treating medical professional to provide clarity on the nature of your hearing loss condition.

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Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities at MSU (Slide Show)

The MSU RCPD leads a sustained and comprehensive mission of inclusion for all aspects of campus life. This slide show showcases elements of mission, vision, data, and programmatic opportunities and is featured in our reception area.

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Interpreter & Realtime Service Rates and Request Authorization Fillable Form

Facilitates request and provision of sign language and real-time captioning services through the RCPD. Students using these services in credit-granting classes are not charged and should contact their Disability Specialist directly.

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Interpreter & Realtime Service Rates and Request Authorization Printable Form

Facilitates request and provision of sign language and real-time captioning services through the RCPD. Students using these services in credit-granting classes are not charged and should contact their Disability Specialist directly.

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Katrina Tagget Fellowship Application

Through the generosity of Katrina Tagget's family and friends, the Katrina Tagget Fellowship was established to memorialize Katrina’s contributions and encourage others with disabilities to excel both academically and through service to others.

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Learning Disabilities Documentation

Students and employees, share this form with a treating medical professional to provide clarity on the nature of your learning disability condition. 

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Mobility and Motoric Documentation

Students and employees, share this form with a treating medical professional to provide clarity on the nature of your mobility and motoric condition. 

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Model Statements Inviting Disability Accommodation Requests

This document features two model statements inviting accommodation requests. One for use in program and event announcements and another for course syllabi.

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Moving Around MSU - Transportation and Location Awareness

Team RCPD has identified some resources that those new to campus may find useful. We have identified features of these services that make them especially welcoming for persons with disabilities. We are eager to share these resources with students striving to seize the opportunities that this university has to offer.

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Olympic Day July 28, 2014 at the MSU Demmer Center

This PDF is a flyer for the Olympic Day event hosted by the MSU Demmer Center on June 28, 2014.

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Other Conditions Including Little Person/Dwarfism, Speech, and Hands/Arms

Students and employees, share this form with a treating medical professional to provide clarity on the nature of your conditions.

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Psychiatric Documentation

Students and employees, share this form with a treating medical professional to provide clarity on the nature of your mental health and Autism Spectrum condition.

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Reasonable Accommodations Policy for University Applicants and Employees

This document outlines the steps needed to request an accommodation for a university employee or job applicant.

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Sample SEAD

The Statement of Employee Accommodation Determination (SEAD) is the primary method of documentation that enables employees to validate and communicate their accommodations as determined via a thorough RCPD assessment of needs. This is a sample SEAD.

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Sample VISA

The VISA is the primary method of documentation that enables students to validate and communicate their needs to faculty as determined via a thorough RCPD assessment of needs. This is a sample VISA.

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Service/Assistance Animal in University Housing Documentation Form

  • Individuals seeking approval for assistance animals in University Housing must provide appropriate medical documentation.
  • University Housing residents share this form with a treating medical professional to provide clarity on the service/assistance animal request.

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Service/Assistance Animal Policy in University Housing

A 2016 version of the Service/Assistance Animal Policy in University Housing that details the reasonable accommodations related to service/assistance animals within university housing at MSU.

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Service/Assistance Animal Request Form

  • University Housing residents complete this form to describe the nature of the service/assistance animal request.
  • Return the form to your RCPD specialist, along with appropriate medical documentation.

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Shamrock 5K Run-Walk-Roll

This is a Run-Walk-Roll 5K event held annually by the Tower Guard. The Shamrock Registration form includes course details and additional race information.

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Spartan Will - The Aaron Scheidies Story

2016 Rio Paralympian Aaron Scheidies will speak on 10/13/16 at 4:00 pm in the Kellogg Center Auditorium. He will be giving a special presentation for Disability Awareness Month!

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Students with Disabilities - The MSU Approach for Inclusion

This handout is included in the new faculty orientation event each August. It contains an overview of the MSU approach for inclusion and addresses questions frequently asked by new faculty.

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Study Abroad Disability Accommodation Request Fillable Form

The Study Abroad Disability Accommodation Request Fillable Form

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Study Spots at MSU

Looking for a place to study in peace? Check out this list of great places to be productive.

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Testing Accommodations Protocol and Practice

Provides guidance for faculty and students to facilitate testing accommodations in the most inclusive manner possible

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The Courtesy Rules of Blindness

This PDF document provides helpful hints for interacting with people who are blind.

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Tips for Interacting with People with Disabilities

This is a list of general guidelines to keep in mind when interacting with people who have disabilities.

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Understanding Epilepsy

This brochure explains what Epilepsy is and how to respond to someone who is having a seizure.

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US Paralympic Training at MSU Demmer Center

This PDF provides more information on the Paralympic training offered through the MSU Demmer Center for the US Archery Team.

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Visual Impairment Documentation

Students and employees, share this form with a treating medical professional to provide clarity on the nature of your visual impairment condition.

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What's in a Name?: Person-First Language

The Michigan Commission on Disability Concerns outlines what is appropriate language to use and what isn't when interacting with persons with disabilities. Person-first language acknowledges the person first, rather than the disability.

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