DISABILITY SUPPORT SERVICES
Dear Students and Colleagues,
Tracey Curtright has accepted the position of Disability Coordinator at UM-Flint.
Tracey has spent years leading, coordinating, and overseeing comprehensive programs and initiatives addressing the rights of students with disabilities. Through her experience in assessment and program evaluation coupled with years of collaborating with multiple non-profit organizations, Tracey approaches her work holistically and brings to UM-Flint innovative ideas to add to the development and implementation of inclusively-designed curricular and co-curricular opportunities, experiences, and environments for students with disabilities.
Tracey Curtright began her role as Disability Coordinator on November 1st. Her office is located in 112 Thompson Library and her phone number is 810 762-3081.
Please join us in welcoming Tracey to UM-Flint!
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
Students with physical and/or psychiatric disabilities are encouraged to meet with staff to discuss reasonable accommodations that support success and foster an inclusive campus environment. Working collaboratively with faculty to identify and address challenges related to meeting academic responsibilities. Accommodations are available for:
Textbooks and Course Materials in Alternative Format
Currently enrolled students are encouraged to contact our office for free, confidential support. Services are designed to support academic, personal, and professional success. These services include:
Individual, Couple's, and Group Therapy
Limited Psychological Testing
Referrals to Community Providers
Read and Write Gold 11
Read and Write Literacy Software provides tools that help students with learning disabilities and English Language Learners to succeed in the academic environment. This software is available to all members of the UM-Flint community. Additional information is available on the Knox Center website:
To download the software, please click link below and follow the directions.
1) Go to https://www.itcs.umich.edu/bluedisc/Main.php?do=bluediscdownload&id=13 (you will probably need to log in using your Kerberos password)
2) Look for the line that says "Read & Write Gold v. 11" and click on the "Info" link at the end of the line. That will provide detailed installation instructions.
3) Click on the "Download" link at the end of the same line to begin the installation.
4) If you are asked to activate the software, just click on the "Activate" button. You should not need to enter any additional information.