Pending update to policy.
State Disability Resources
There are many work-based experiences or internship opportunities available for students with disabilities. Below is a list of various resources for perspective and current college students with disabilities.
For assistance with writing resumes, cover letters, job search strategies, and preparing and practicing for interviews contact CPTC's Career Center in Building 17, Room 250
|Northwest ADA Center||http://nwadacenter.org/|
|National Center on Secondary Education and Transition||http://www.ncset.org/default.asp|
|Workforce Recruitment Program||http://www.dol.gov/odep/wrp/|
|The Washington Center: Scholarships for Students with disabilities||http://www.twc.edu/internships/learn-more/funding/scholarship-opportunities#disabilities-scholarships|
|United States Department of Labor||http://www.dol.gov/odep/|
|National Business and Disability Council||http://www.business-disability.com/|
|Washington State Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)||http://www.dshs.wa.gov/dvr/|
|National Organization on Disability||http://www.nod.org|
|Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities||http://www.cosdonline.org|
|Job Accommodation Network||http://www.askjan.org|
Americans with Disability Act (ADA)
Sec. 12102. Definition of disability
The term "disability" means, with respect to an individual
(A) a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities of such individual;
(B) a record of such an impairment; or
(C) being regarded as having such an impairment (as described in paragraph (3)).
(2) Major Life Activities
(A) In general
For purposes of paragraph (1), major life activities include, but are not limited to, caring for oneself, performing manual tasks, seeing, hearing, eating, sleeping, walking, standing, lifting, bending, speaking, breathing, learning, reading, concentrating, thinking, communicating, and working.
(B) Major bodily functions
For purposes of paragraph (1), a major life activity also includes the operation of a major bodily function, including but not limited to, functions of the immune system, normal cell growth, digestive, bowel, bladder, neurological, brain, respiratory, circulatory, endocrine, and reproductive functions.
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
"No otherwise qualified handicapped individual in the United States ...shall, solely by reason of his handicap, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance."
CPTC Non-Discrimination Policy
Pending update to policy.
CPTC Procedure and Policy regarding DRS
Individuals interested in learning more about Clover Park Technical College procedures and policies regarding reasonable accommodation for students wiht disabilities should visit our Policies & Procedures website at http://www.cptc.edu/policies Please refer to Chapter 5-Student Services, Section 5.7 Reasonable Accommodations for Students with Disabilities Under ADA/504.