Ensure that materials are provided to Disability Services at least 5 weeks before needed.
Always identify yourself to the student.
Help others to remember that the dog/ animal is a "service animal," not a pet.
Enlarge all handouts, tests, forms, etc for students with low-vision. Work with student to determine appropriate details.
Please make sure that materials to be Brailed or converted to electronic format reach Disability Services at least 5 weeks before they are needed.
When speaking with a student who is blind, always identify yourself to him or her.
A student is permitted to bring a service animal/guide dog anywhere on campus, including classes, activities, and residence halls. If necessary, help others to remember that the dog is a "service animal," not a pet, and needs to be treated as such, i.e. refrain from petting or otherwise engaging the dog.
Remember to enlarge all handouts, tests, forms, etc for students with low-vision. Work with the student to determine what size print they require. Some students might need to have handouts/tests/forms printed on colored paper. Check with the student to determine which color they find most effective.
Students with limited vision may not be able to read conventional print, material written on the "white board" or material which is projected. Some students might have difficulty with peripheral, central, or color vision. The degree of sight impairment will vary by student.