Concerns may include: temporary disability accommodations, needing academic accommodations due to a recent injury, trouble getting around campus, recent injury causing problems.
NU Student Accessibility Services
Student Accessibility Services promotes diversity as an integral part of human experience and is dedicated to creating a fully integrated and inclusive learning community. Through dialogue and collaboration with the campus community, Student Accessibility Services guides the multidisciplinary and interdepartmental initiative to design, implement, and sustain accessible learning environments. In our work with students, we apply culturally aware and strengths-based precision learning plans and accommodations, which may include:
•Access to Communication
•Removal of Barriers
Student Accessibility Services (SAS) offers programs and consultations to empower students with disabilities to reach their full potential. The registration process is interactive and specific to each student. If you are a student with a disability yet are unsure of whether or not you will qualify for accommodations, understand the process of registration is flexible, click here to learn more and get started.
Canine Companions for Independence "is a non-profit organization that enhances the lives of people with disabilities by providing highly trained assistance dogs and ongoing support to ensure quality partnerships." They provide Assistance Dogs for adults, children, and veterans with a disability (including PTSD for veterans).
Currently, this program is only offered in some of their locations across the US. Click here to view all of their locations to see if there is one near you.
If you are interested in learning if a dog is right for you and/or how to apply, click here to learn more.