ICOHS is committed to providing equal access to educational opportunities for all students, in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
As such, ICOHS is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities or other special needs. The campus, classrooms and all facilities are handicap accessible, including the elevator.
To request additional accommodations:
The school expects students with disabilities to take an active role in communicating their needs since students can best describe their strengths and challenges. Disclosures and requests received at any time will be considered, however the school also recognizes that it is most effective when the disclosures of disabilities are made prior to students arriving on campus.
Opportunities to request additional accommodations:
Students/prospective students have the option and opportunity to disclose their disability and/or need for accommodation when completing the Entry Assessment Test.
If disclosed during the Entry Assessment Test, Student Services will be notified and consult with the student to discuss and determine potential accommodations.
If not disclosed during the Entry Assessment Test than the school asks that students/prospective students disclose and request within two weeks prior to starting the program. Early disclosure expedites the school’s review process, and opportunity to provide reasonable accommodations without delay.
To submit a disclosure/request for accommodation a student must:
- Submit the request in writing to Student Services.
- Provide recent diagnostic documentation (physician’s diagnosis, listing specific accommodations) to Student Services.
Once the appropriate request/documentation has been received, Student Services, Compliance and the Executive Director will review for reasonable accommodation. The student will be notified of the determination, in writing, within 10 days of the submission.
If the student does not agree with the determination they may appeal the decision, within two weeks of the determination, by contacting the Executive Director and submitting all previously requested documents and information. The Executive Director will respond within two weeks of receiving the appeal.
Students may contact the Executive Director in the following ways: By Telephone: 858-581-9460 By Mail: ICOHS Executive Director 1500 State Street San Diego CA, 92101.