Reed College dormitory hall. Photo by Quest
Reed College dormitory hall. Photo by Quest

Disability Accommodation Process Leaves Students “Absolutely Stranded”

The disability accommodations process at Reed is lengthy and often opaque to students.


The disability accommodations process at Reed is lengthy and often opaque to students, leading junior Catherine Hoyle to “feel ostracized and feel like I’m in the process alone, as it’s hard to get help. It’s hard to get support, even if there are resources.” Getting accommodations is difficult in any academic setting, but there are circumstances that lead to it being more tricky than it needs to be, including a lack of understanding about Reed’s Disability and Accessibility Resources department, DAR – what and where they are, and what they can do for the many students they support. Read more…


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