Texas Tech University

Students with Disabilities

TTU K-12' s flexibility allows accommodations for many students' special needs.

Online instruction presents different challenges than those in a traditional classroom. The curriculum is rigorous and is reading- and writing-intensive. Successful online students are able to take initiative and manage their own time.

Nevertheless, TTU K-12 strives to offer exceptional education programs that meet the needs of students with disabilities. To qualify, the student's Individual Education Plan (IEP) needs to indicate that the TTU K-12 online program is the appropriate instructional setting for the student and is the student's least restrictive environment.

Requesting Accommodations

A student requesting accommodations must submit either:

  • A signed Individual Education Plan (IEP) from the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) committee report. This report must have been completed within the last three years.
  • A 504 Accommodation Form from the public school district in which the student is currently (or was previously) enrolled, describing any special considerations necessary to take a course and/or exams.
Accommodation request forms are found in Focus under Forms.

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Things to Keep in Mind

Information regarding available disability accommodations should be obtained as soon as you enroll in a course or CBE.

Accommodations applied to one course do not automatically apply to other courses. Please be specific as to which courses you are requesting accommodations.

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At TTU K-12, accessibility matters. We are committed to fostering a culture that addresses the unique needs of each of our students, ensuring that our curriculum meets the highest federal accessibility standards, and working with individual students to ensure they have the access they need.Lisa Leach, Ed.D, Senior Director
Instructional Design and Curriculum Development
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