DS- Current Students

Current students who have already registered with Disability Services do not need to re-register unless accommodation needs or your documentation has changed. Remember to stop by the Academic Resource Center at the beginning of each semester to request Resources for current students are listed below. If you have any questions or would like to set up regular meetings, please contact Rebecca Matter.

Accommodation Forms

Alternative Text Request Form

Download/fill out and print the text request form and return to the Academic Resource Center, Taylor 302 or email it to aatzenbeck@western.edu

Alternative Test Request Form

Download/fill out and print test request form and return to Academic Resource Center, Taylor 302

Note taking Request Form

Download and print note taking request form and return to Academic Resource Center, Taylor 302

Release of Information Form

Form to use when releasing DS information to another institution or organization.

Request for Information Form

Form to use when requesting DS information from another institution or organization to be sent to Western.


Dragon Dictation/Dragon Anywhere

Free and paid dictation apps for IOS/Android.

Premier Literacy

Premier Literacy is available on all student computers. To access, click Start, All Programs, Accessories, Ease of Access, then Premier Tools. Click the link above to access training videos for the tools.

Dyslexie Font

Dyslexie font is the typeface for people with dyslexia. This is free for individual users!

BeeLine Reader

From BeeLine Reader: BeeLine Reader makes reading faster and easier by using a color gradient that guides your eyes from the end of one line to the beginning of the next. With BeeLine Reader, you can finish your work faster- and with less eyestrain.

Natural Reader

Claims to be the most powerful text to speech reader, free limited download to read PDF files and more.

ASKJAN Website

Job Accommodation Network: If you have a question about workplace accommodations or the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and related legislation, we can help.

Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP)

The Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal sector employers nationwide with highly motivated college students and recent graduates with disabilities who are eager to prove their abilities in the workplace through summer or permanent jobs.



Information about accommodations, documentation and other disability information.

SmartPen Getting Started Guide- Pulse or Echo

Please note: DO NOT register a pen if you are lending one from our office.