1100 Ninth Avenue NW
Bessemer, AL 35022
3060 Wilson Road, SW
Bessemer, AL 35221
The purpose of this
is to provide relevant information about
disabilities services and support provided through
Lawson State Community College. The Counseling unit
of the Student Services division acts as the service
arm of the college, in facilitating accommodations
and services for students with disabilities.
Through the eligibility determination procedures
described herein, the counseling services strives to
develop and implement special accommodations
tailored to the individual students needs and
learning characteristics. Furthermore, the role of
self - advocacy is fostered and supported by the
college, therefore students are encouraged to
actively participate in the process of securing
services. Administrators, faculty, and staff are
committed to the delivery of quality services and
support for students with documented disabilities.
A professional counseling staff is available to
provide career, personal, and psychological
counseling as well as academic advising to students
with disabilities. In addition, the LSCC staff is
committed to providing training and technical
assistance for faculty, staff, students and the
community involved in the provision of services and/
or educational experiences to college students who
have disabilities. The counseling staff is
committed to working collaboratively with the
faculty and staff of the college to help students
minimize the effects of their disabilities through
the implementation of a wide range of accommodations
in the learning environment.
The policies and procedures contained in this
document represent the colleges effort to adhere to
the federal disability laws, which guarantee access
and participation of all qualified students,
regardless of their individual strengths and
abilities. It is our intent to provide an
environment in which all students learn and realize
Recognition and respect are extended to the LSCC
faculty and staff for their continued commitment to
students of all abilities.
Any information described in the Guide to
Disability Services is subject to change.
Counseling Services will inform students of policy
and procedure changes via U.S. Mail, college email,
college website, posted notification, and seminars.
Please keep your current address updated to avoid
missing pertinent information from the college.