Student Handbook 2016-2017

Students with Disabilities

Georgia Northwestern Technical College provides a number of services for students with disabilities to assist in equal access in the academic and technical components of their program of study. A disability is described as a condition that impairs or restricts one or more major life activities. Accommodations are extended to students who have:

  • Vision or Hearing Impairments
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Medical Impairments
  • Psychological Impairments
  • Supporting Documents

These services include but may not be limited to extra time, note takers, alternate formatted textbooks and files, reading software, screen magnifiers, digital recorders, interpreters, adaptive keyboards, assisted listening devices, and closed-caption televisions.

Georgia Northwestern Technical College is in compliance with the rules and regulations for the administration of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act, (ADA) and the 2008 American with Disabilities Act Amendments Act, (ADAAA). A Disability Services Coordinator is available to assist students with disabilities who need accommodations, specialized equipment, or referral services. For accommodation services contact the appropriate Coordinator listed below.

Floyd, Gordon, and Polk County Campuses

Sheila Parker, ADA Coordinator/Interpreter

Floyd County Campus, Room B-115

One Maurice Culberson Drive

Rome, GA 30161


Walker and Catoosa County Campus es

Brittany Elrod, Disability Services Coordinator

Walker County Campus, Room ADM-209

265 Bicentennial Trail

Rock Spring, GA 30739

Whitfield Murray Campus

Kevan Watkins

Whitfield Murray Campus, Room 622

2300 Maddox Chapel Road

Dalton, Georgia 30721