Student Accessibility Center - University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

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Student Accessibility Center
"Where Disability Does Not Mean Inability"
Mission Statement
The mission of the Student Accessibility Center is to
create an accessible university community for
students with disabilities, which fosters the
development of each student’s full potential.
Campus Resource
As a campus resource, SAC works with students,
faculty and staff to promote an increased
awareness of the abilities of all students and
to ensure they are regarded on the basis of
ability, not disability.
Eligibility
• Any UW-Milwaukee student with a disability
that restricts one or more of life’s major
activities may benefit from SAC services.
• We work with students with mobility, sensory,
communications, mental, or learning
differences, as well as those with basic health
impairments.
Common Disabilities
•
•
•
•
Psychological (Depression, Anxiety, Bi-Polar, OCD, PTSD)
ADHD
Learning Disabilities
Chronic Health Conditions (Chron’s, Lupus, HIV,
Cancer)
• Visual Impairments
• Deaf and Hard of Hearing
• Autism Spectrum Disorders
Academic Support
•
•
•
•
•
•
Adaptive equipment and materials
Alternative testing
Laboratory and library assistance
Notetaking
Electronic textbook service
Sign Language, oral interpreting, and
transcription services
SAC Roles
• Provides legally mandated services to UWM
students who have physical, learning, sensory
or psychological disabilities that substantially
affect or limit a major life activity.
• Clarifies students' responsibilities and
encourages self-advocacy.
SAC Roles
• Assists faculty by verifying documentation of
disability and identifying reasonable
accommodations.
• Facilitates requests for accommodations and
provides information and training on disability
issues.
SAC Staff
Medical and Psychiatric Disability
Jon Broskowski
Mitchell 116C
[email protected]
(414)229-6730
Learning Disability / ADHD
Barbara Simon
Mitchell113A
[email protected]
(414)229-4564
Ann Kowaliczko
Mitchell113B
[email protected]
(414)229-6239
SAC Staff
Physical Disability and Blind/Visually Impaired
Jean Salzer
Mitchell B16
[email protected]
(414)229-5660
Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Martin Keller
Mitchell 120
[email protected]
(414) 376-9162 (Videophone)
UWM Student Accessibility Center
Mitchell Hall Room 112
P.O.Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201-0413
Writing Center
Panther Academic
Support Services
(PASS)
Free academic support
services are available
by weekly appointment,
online, and on a
walk-in basis for over
120 courses at the
100- and 200-level.
We can help!
Our Mission




The goal of PASS is to help students achieve
academic success.
We work with programs, departments, schools
and colleges across campus to build
partnerships and collaborations
We target students who are taking 100- and
200-level courses (and some 300-level)
We serve all students taking these courses but
especially freshmen and sophomores
Panther Academic Support
Services (PASS)




Weekly tutoring available
individually or in groups
Supplemental Instruction
sessions: group reviews
offered four times a week
for large lecture courses
Walk-in assistance
available at the help desks
Online tutoring: weekly,
exam review sessions,
blended review sessions
Supplemental Instruction
(SI)






SI, a national program which began in 1972 at
UMKC, has demonstrated a significant
difference in student retention nationally
Courses are selected in which freshman
enrollment is 25% or more
We select difficult courses, often large lecture
classes or core courses with 20%+ DFW rates
SI leaders attend course lectures & hold four
review sessions per week plus desk hours
SI leaders support professors
SI leaders also focus on study strategies
The PASS SI Program
Began in 1995 with four courses
 Has now expanded to 50 courses
because it has been shown to
enhance achievement
 UWM’s Access to Success initiative
lists SI as one of the most effective
interventions for first year students
 Both grade in class and retention are
improved

Panther Academic Support
Services (PASS)




Tutoring is located in
Bolton 120 and Lib E154.
Supplemental Instruction
has been held in Lib WB42
and in Cunningham 147
Tutors/SI leaders are
juniors, seniors and
graduate students; PASS
employs over 100 students.
Tutoring is also offered in
UWM’s residence halls, as
well as in the Music and
Architecture buildings.
How Students Join
Pass Services




SI sessions are open in
summer for fall registration for
incoming first-year students
Students can sign up in
person, in Bolton 120, or
online the first week of class
Throughout the semester,
they can come to any of our
centers,make appointments
online, or walk in for help
Students can join us at any
point during the semester, but
starting at the beginning is
strongly encouraged.
Online Tutoring Services
Weekly Tutoring Sessions
 Tutoring for Online Courses
 Exam and Finals Review Sessions
 Archives available for review
 Evening/Weekend Tutoring provided
by NetTutor
 Online Academic Support on the
PASS D2L sites

PASS Collaborations






STEM tutoring for Multicultural students
Engineering SI for Chem 105
Business Freshman Seminar for
students taking Math 90-95
Five SIs for Pre-Nursing Students in
Cunningham 147
Class visits to the Nursing Endeavor
Program
Provide tutoring for Athletics
Other Resources
Also offered:
 Class visits
 Academic coaching
 Academic resources
 Study groups
Contact us:
 Office: Bolton 180
 414-229-3726
 [email protected]
 www.pass.uwm.edu
Student Accessibility Center
"Where Disability Does Not Mean Inability"
Mission Statement
The mission of the Student Accessibility Center is to
create an accessible university community for
students with disabilities, which fosters the
development of each student’s full potential.
Campus Resource
As a campus resource, SAC works with students,
faculty and staff to promote an increased
awareness of the abilities of all students and
to ensure they are regarded on the basis of
ability, not disability.
Eligibility
• Any UW-Milwaukee student with a disability
that restricts one or more of life’s major
activities may benefit from SAC services.
• We work with students with mobility, sensory,
communications, mental, or learning
differences, as well as those with basic health
impairments.
Common Disabilities
•
•
•
•
Psychological (Depression, Anxiety, Bi-Polar, OCD, PTSD)
ADHD
Learning Disabilities
Chronic Health Conditions (Chron’s, Lupus, HIV,
Cancer)
• Visual Impairments
• Deaf and Hard of Hearing
• Autism Spectrum Disorders
Academic Support
•
•
•
•
•
•
Adaptive equipment and materials
Alternative testing
Laboratory and library assistance
Notetaking
Electronic textbook service
Sign Language, oral interpreting, and
transcription services
SAC Roles
• Provides legally mandated services to UWM
students who have physical, learning, sensory
or psychological disabilities that substantially
affect or limit a major life activity.
• Clarifies students' responsibilities and
encourages self-advocacy.
SAC Roles
• Assists faculty by verifying documentation of
disability and identifying reasonable
accommodations.
• Facilitates requests for accommodations and
provides information and training on disability
issues.
SAC Staff
Medical and Psychiatric Disability
Jon Broskowski
Mitchell 116C
[email protected]
(414)229-6730
Learning Disability / ADHD
Barbara Simon
Mitchell113A
[email protected]
(414)229-4564
Ann Kowaliczko
Mitchell113B
[email protected]
(414)229-6239
SAC Staff
Physical Disability and Blind/Visually Impaired
Jean Salzer
Mitchell B16
[email protected]
(414)229-5660
Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Martin Keller
Mitchell 120
[email protected]
(414) 376-9162 (Videophone)
UWM Student Accessibility Center
Mitchell Hall Room 112
P.O.Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201-0413
Writing Center
Panther Academic
Support Services
(PASS)
Free academic support
services are available
by weekly appointment,
online, and on a
walk-in basis for over
120 courses at the
100- and 200-level.
We can help!
Our Mission




The goal of PASS is to help students achieve
academic success.
We work with programs, departments, schools
and colleges across campus to build
partnerships and collaborations
We target students who are taking 100- and
200-level courses (and some 300-level)
We serve all students taking these courses but
especially freshmen and sophomores
Panther Academic Support
Services (PASS)




Weekly tutoring available
individually or in groups
Supplemental Instruction
sessions: group reviews
offered four times a week
for large lecture courses
Walk-in assistance
available at the help desks
Online tutoring: weekly,
exam review sessions,
blended review sessions
Supplemental Instruction
(SI)






SI, a national program which began in 1972 at
UMKC, has demonstrated a significant
difference in student retention nationally
Courses are selected in which freshman
enrollment is 25% or more
We select difficult courses, often large lecture
classes or core courses with 20%+ DFW rates
SI leaders attend course lectures & hold four
review sessions per week plus desk hours
SI leaders support professors
SI leaders also focus on study strategies
The PASS SI Program
Began in 1995 with four courses
 Has now expanded to 50 courses
because it has been shown to
enhance achievement
 UWM’s Access to Success initiative
lists SI as one of the most effective
interventions for first year students
 Both grade in class and retention are
improved

Panther Academic Support
Services (PASS)




Tutoring is located in
Bolton 120 and Lib E154.
Supplemental Instruction
has been held in Lib WB42
and in Cunningham 147
Tutors/SI leaders are
juniors, seniors and
graduate students; PASS
employs over 100 students.
Tutoring is also offered in
UWM’s residence halls, as
well as in the Music and
Architecture buildings.
How Students Join
Pass Services




SI sessions are open in
summer for fall registration for
incoming first-year students
Students can sign up in
person, in Bolton 120, or
online the first week of class
Throughout the semester,
they can come to any of our
centers,make appointments
online, or walk in for help
Students can join us at any
point during the semester, but
starting at the beginning is
strongly encouraged.
Online Tutoring Services
Weekly Tutoring Sessions
 Tutoring for Online Courses
 Exam and Finals Review Sessions
 Archives available for review
 Evening/Weekend Tutoring provided
by NetTutor
 Online Academic Support on the
PASS D2L sites

PASS Collaborations






STEM tutoring for Multicultural students
Engineering SI for Chem 105
Business Freshman Seminar for
students taking Math 90-95
Five SIs for Pre-Nursing Students in
Cunningham 147
Class visits to the Nursing Endeavor
Program
Provide tutoring for Athletics
Other Resources
Also offered:
 Class visits
 Academic coaching
 Academic resources
 Study groups
Contact us:
 Office: Bolton 180
 414-229-3726
 [email protected]
 www.pass.uwm.edu

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