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Accessibility Advisory Committee for the UF Libraries: Campus Resources

The AAC is charged to ensure the UF Libraries is responsive to our patrons needing disability accommodation and that our policies, services, and resources are up to date and best meet ADA standards and the needs of our patrons.

UF DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER

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UF DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER (DRC) 

  • Contact Information
    Room 001 Reid Hall 
    Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    352-392-8565
    accessuf@dso.ufl.edu 
  • DRC Home Page
    https://www.dso.ufl.edu/drc 

    The mission of the Disability Resource Center is to foster a sense of empowerment in students with disabilities by: educating them about their legal rights and responsibilities so that they can make informed choices, encouraging them to engage in critical thinking and self advocacy, and supporting them in being successful students, campus leaders and positive contributors to the campus community.
     
  • Instructor Informational Guide (PDF)
    https://www.dso.ufl.edu/documents/drc/DRCInfoGuide.pdf 
    This is an amazing guide created to assist faculty and instructors when working with students with disabilities.
     
  • List of Instructor Resources
    https://www.dso.ufl.edu/drc/faculty/resources-for-instructors
    Information on: Communicating & Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Epilepsy & Seizures - Types & Care, UF Note-Service, Relaxation of Attendance Requirements, Teaching Students with Hearing Loss, Teaching Students with Visual Impairments, Testing Accommodations, Working with an Interpreter.

Florida Relay Service

FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE 

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When trying to access an office on campus that does not list a TDD/TTY number, 

Please contact the Florida Relay Service.

The Florida Relay Service is the communications link for people who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Deaf/Blind, or Speech Disabled. Through the Florida Relay Service, people who use specialized telephone equipment can communicate with people who use standard telephone equipment.

To call Florida Relay, dial 7-1-1 or use the appropriate toll free numbers:

  • 1-800-955-8771 (TTY)
     
  • 1-800-955-8770 (Voice)
     
  • 1-800-955-1339 (ASCII)
     
  • 1-877-955-8260 (VCO-Direct)
     
  • 1-877-955-5334 (STS)
     
  • 1-877-955-8773 (Spanish) 

For more information on the Florida Relay 711: 
http://www.ftri.org/index.cfm/go/public.home/page/3

UF ADA Compliance Office

UF ADA COMPLIANCE OFFICE

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  • Contact Information
    Kenneth J. Osfield, Ed. D. ADA Coordinator
    Osfield@ufl.edu  |  (352) 392-1591 
    P.O. Box 115055
    Gainesville, FL 32611-5055
     
  • ADA Compliance Office Homepage
    http://www.ehs.ufl.edu/programs/ada/

    Mission: To help provide the best possible service to students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Florida has an ADA Compliance Office with a coordinator responsible for access for persons with disabilities. The ADA coordinator assists anyone with questions about access.
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