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Special Needs / Disability Counseling

The Office of Special Needs/Disability Counseling is under the leadership of Ms. Karissa Wright.

Who is eligible for Special Needs / Disability Counseling Services?
  • Current Students
  • Part-time Students
  • Full-time Students
  • New Students
  • Potential Students

How does a student receive Disability Counseling Services?

  • Self Referral
  • A student may request assistance for Disability Counseling Services with the Disability Counselor by coming to the Counseling Office to schedule an appointment, by calling to schedule and appointment or by sending an email to schedule and appointment.
  • Faculty Referral
  • A Faculty Member may refer a student by completing the Early Alert Referral Form and forwarding it to the Disability Counselor.

  • The Disability Counselor will contact the Student to schedule an appointment.
  • Community / Social Services Referral
  • An organization such as Easter Seals, Vocational Rehabilitation, or Walton Rehabilitation may request that a current student or potential student set up an appointment by coming to the Counseling Center, by sending an email or calling.

Augusta Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam era or citizenship status, (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law). This nondiscrimination policy encompasses the operation of all educational programs and activities including admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other college-administered programs. It also encompasses the employment of personnel and contracting for goods and services. Augusta Technical College shall promote the realization of equal opportunity through a positive continuing program of specific practices designed to ensure the full realization of equal opportunity.

  • For information on Title IX:

  • Title IX Coordinator,
    Shannon Patterson
  • (706) 771-4013 Building 100

  • For information on ADA/504:

  • ADA/504 Coordinator,
    Karissa D. Wright
  • (706) 771-4067 Counseling Center, Building 1300

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