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Campus Access/Resources

Service Animals

Pending update to policy.

State Disability Resources

Employment Resources

There are many work-based experiences or internship opportunities available for students with disabilities. Below is a list of various resources for perspective and current college students with disabilities.

For assistance with writing resumes, cover letters, job search strategies, and preparing and practicing for interviews contact CPTC's Career Center in Building 17, Room 250

Resource Website
Northwest ADA Center
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition
Do-IT Access
Workforce Recruitment Program
The Washington Center: Scholarships for Students with disabilities
United States Department of Labor
National Business and Disability Council
Washington State Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)
National Organization on Disability
Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities
Getting Hired
Job Accommodation Network

Americans with Disability Act (ADA)

Sec. 12102. Definition of disability

(1) Disability

The term "disability" means, with respect to an individual

(A) a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities of such individual;

(B) a record of such an impairment; or

(C) being regarded as having such an impairment (as described in paragraph (3)).

(2) Major Life Activities

(A) In general

For purposes of paragraph (1), major life activities include, but are not limited to, caring for oneself, performing manual tasks, seeing, hearing, eating, sleeping, walking, standing, lifting, bending, speaking, breathing, learning, reading, concentrating, thinking, communicating, and working.

(B) Major bodily functions

For purposes of paragraph (1), a major life activity also includes the operation of a major bodily function, including but not limited to, functions of the immune system, normal cell growth, digestive, bowel, bladder, neurological, brain, respiratory, circulatory, endocrine, and reproductive functions.

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

"No otherwise qualified handicapped individual in the United States ...shall, solely by reason of his handicap, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance."

Department of Labor, Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1973 Website

CPTC Non-Discrimination Policy

Pending update to policy.

CPTC Procedure and Policy regarding DRS

Individuals interested in learning more about Clover Park Technical College procedures and policies regarding reasonable accommodation for students wiht disabilities should visit our Policies & Procedures website at  Please refer to Chapter 5-Student Services, Section 5.7 Reasonable Accommodations for Students with Disabilities Under ADA/504.


Disability Resources for Students

Building 17, Room 150

To schedule an appointment, please call (253) 589-5534

Deaf and HOH -please call Washington Relay Services at 711