Accommodative Services

 

Free Otter license for All Triton College registered students

All registered Triton College students may request a license for the Otter software that records lectures and provides a transcript. Click here for a demonstration of the software. Students interested in obtaining a free license may request a license in room A-125 or by email at caas@triton.edu.


Welcome to the Center for Access and Accommodative Services (CAAS). The mission of CAAS is to provide campus accessibility and accommodations that foster the development of students' abilities, preparing them to work to their fullest potential.

The CAAS can assess your needs as a student, make academic accommodations, coordinate access services and provide advocacy referral services. Students with medical, physical, sensory or learning disabilities who are participating in academic and continuing education programs at Triton can benefit from CAAS.  

 


SEED

Skill Enhancement and Employee Development

SEED provides students with in-person instruction and work experiences that are designed to enhance employability skills, preparing them for independent employment.

Tuition and fees will be waived for students who register with CAAS for this initial offering of this new nine-month program, which runs May through December 2022.

Students receive classroom instruction to increase the following skills related to the workplace setting:

Job expectations Financial management
Teamwork Social communication
Job accommodations Self-advocacy
Co-worker relationships Coping skills
Dependability Interviewing skills
Problem-solving Resume writing
Professionalism Cover letters

 

Part 1:

  • Cohort 1 - Weekly in-person instruction - May 23, 2022 to July 27, 2022, Mondays and Wednesdays, 12pm – 3pm, Classroom A206
  • Cohort 2 - Weekly in-person instruction - May 24, 2022 to July 28, 2022, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12pm – 3pm, Classroom A206

Part 2:

  • Cohort 1 - Weekly in-person instruction - Aug. 1, 2022 to Oct. 5, 2022, Mondays and Wednesdays, 12pm – 3pm, Classroom A206
  • Cohort 2 - Weekly in-person instruction - Aug. 2, 2022 to Oct. 6, 2022, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12pm – 3pm, Classroom A206
  • Students in both cohorts will also engage in a paid 30 hour paid campus work experience.

Part 3:

  • Cohort 1 and Cohort 2 - Oct. 10, 2022 to Dec. 16, 2022
    Engage in a 75-hour (10 hours per week/ 10 weeks) community employment experience. All students will develop a work schedule with the employer partner based on the employer’s and student’s mutually available hours.

Upon successful completion of all three required parts, students will receive the SEED Certificate through the Center for Access and Accommodative Services.

Students interested in enrolling may contact CAAS at 708-456-0300 Ext. 3917 or caas@triton.edu.


CAAS Services, Information, Policies and Forms

New Student Requesting Accommodations

Forms for Current Students

Forms for Returning Students

Accessible Parking

Accommodations for Placement Exams

Accommodations for the State ServSafe Exam

Accommodative Testing

Alternate Format for Text Materials

Campus Accessibility

Faculty and Staff Information

Note Taking Services

Personal Attendant Policy

Service Animal Policy

Sign Language Interpreting

Voice-to-Text Services

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Contact Information

Staff  are available to answer questions pertaining to accommodations and the S.E.E.D. program.

Students interested in setting up accommodations must fill out a Confidential Data form and submit it with documentation of their disability.

Returning students must submit a Request for Services form to activate their accommodations for the upcoming semester.

All paperwork and forms may be submitted via e-mail, CAAS Mailbox outside of A-125, the CAAS office in A-125 or Fax.

If we are assisting other callers and miss your call, please leave your full name and phone number so we may return your call.

Contact Information
(708) 456-0300 Ext. 3917
FAX (708) 456-0991

Email: CAAS@triton.edu

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

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CAAS Staff

Deborah Kaczmarek
Director, Center for Access and Accommodative Services
(708) 456-0300, X-3854
deborahkaczmarek@triton.edu

Dominique Dial
Program Coordinator
(708) 456-0300 X3853
dominiquedial@triton.edu

Maria Vigil
Program Assistant
(708) 456-0300, X-3917
mariavigil@triton.edu

Jason Smetters
Technical Assistant
jasonsmetters@triton.edu

Carla Meheb
Specialist
carlamerheb@triton.edu

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