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There are so many great parts to being a disability services officer. It's a great feeling knowing you've been able to provide the best accessibility options for a student. But sometimes convincing people about the importance of accessibility for a student can be the hardest part of the job. Here's our top 5 things disability services officers are tired of hearing!

 

1. "Can’t the deaf student just listen to the lecture online later?"

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2. "I organised a braille text book for your deaf student."

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3. "But won’t the interpreter distract the other students?"

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4. "We will need to get a sign language interpreter for the blind student!"

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5. "If the student has a note taker, won't that be unfair to the other students?" 

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6. Can't they just lipread?

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Let us know if you have any more to add.

  

 

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