Learning Disability Documentation Guidelines

I. Introduction The McBurney Disability Resource Center works with students with diagnosed disabilities and provides academic services and accommodations to those students who require accommodations in order to have equal access to the institution. Students are required to provide comprehensive documentation verifying that a diagnosed condition meets the legal definition of a disability covered under Section 504 of…

Personal Care Resources

Students requiring person care for activities of daily living (ADLs) are encouraged to contact the Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of Dane County for information about personal care options in the Madison area, including IRIS (Include, Respect, I Self-Direct), Family Care, and Family Care Partnership Program.   The ADRC is readily available by both phone…

McBurney Connect Email/Online “Faculty Notification Letters” Replacing McBurney Center VISAs Starting Summer 2018

About the Change The McBurney Center implemented a new electronic accommodation and case management system called McBurney Connect starting Summer 2018. Through McBurney Connect, students generate a Faculty Notification Letter for each class section in which they are requesting accommodations. The …

McBurney Connect

McBurney Connect provides online access for students, instructors, and notetakers to request and manage disability-related student accommodations. Additionally, departments can request and manage departmental interpreting and on-site CART captioning requests. Sign In New Student Application Sign Up as a Notetaker Faculty Login

Sign Language Interpreting and Captioning

The McBurney Center works with students who are Deaf or hard of hearing to develop an accommodation plan to ensure that students have communication access in the class.

Alternative Testing

Alternative Testing accommodations provide access to course tests, mid-terms, quizzes, final exams, and other assessments.  Most common alternative testing accommodations are provided within the departments. Students should discuss and arrange their test accommodations with faculty as early as possible (generally, no later than the end of the third week of the semester). Most students complete…