Disability Services

Mission Statement:

disability services

Disability Services provides assistance to all qualified students with disabilities, whether they are physical, psychiatric or educational. You are required to register with the office and identify your needs in order to be eligible for academic adjustments. All services are based on individual needs. We are here to help you reach your academic goals.

High school students please join us for Transition Night. There will be great information for high school students regarding Sinclair College.

May 12, 2016

Transition Night Agenda

6:00 p.m. - 6:10 p.m. Introduction
6:10 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Process for eligibility/Differences between HS/College
6:40 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Academic and Career Advising
7:00 p.m. - 7:20 p.m. Read & Write  Presentation
7:20p.m. - 7:40 p.m. Student panel
7:40 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Q & A and refreshments

View the Transition Night Flyer

Contact Information

Building 10, Room 10424
Disability Services Phone: 937-512-5113
Public Videophone: 937-701-6784

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.      

Disability Services Testimonial

Jammie Schneider recounts her story of fulfilling her dream to go to college with the support of the disability services department at Sinclair Community College.

Eligibility Criteria

An eligible person with a disability:

  • Has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities
  • Can meet the essential requirements for participation in a program with or without accommodations
  • Produce the required documentation (see below) of their disability
  • Self-identify their need for accommodations

How to Get Started

Getting started with our department takes only three easy steps:

1. Apply

You must apply with the department in order to receive services. You can do this by:

  • Calling the department at 937-512-5113 (V) or 937-701-6784 (TTY)
  • Visiting the department office on Sinclair’s Dayton Campus
  • E-mailing the Disability Services Manager, Alicia Schroeder

You must provide documentation verifying your disability. Click on the links below to download versions of the departmental forms. Completed forms can be returned to the Disability Services office.

  • Disability Verification Form:  Click here for a downloadable Disability Verification Form.
  • Counseling Intake Form: Click here for a downloadable Counseling Intake form.

2. Meet with a Counselor

After applying, you will be scheduled for an intake appointment with a Disability Services Counselor.

3. Request Services

This can be done by seeing your counselor during the first week of the semester with your course schedule. You must request services for each term individually. *Academic adjustments such as audio textbooks and computer adaptations may take significant lead time to be ready in time for effective use. To expedite the request for Audio Textbooks & Adaptive Furniture please click the links below and submit the form to Matthew.Striet@sinclair.edu.

  • Audio Book Request: Click here to complete an Audio Book Request.
  • Adaptive Furniture Request: Click here to complete a Adaptive Furniture Request for classes.