Resources and Advocacy

LSU Resources

  • LSU Office of Disability Services provides auxiliary aids and services to students with disabilities to ensure they receive full participation in activities, programs, and services. This office works with the LSU administration on policies and procedures relevant to students with disabilities and provides disability-related information for the university community. 
  • Testing and Evaluation Services works with the Office of Disability Services to ensure that the needs of all students are met.
  • Mental Health Service (MHS) provides clinical services that enhance LSU students' personal growth and development, address psychological needs, and support the pursuit of academic goals. Located within the Student Health Center, MHS collaborates with campus partners and community resources. 
  • LSU Student Government advocates for the interests of LSU students by enhancing the student experience, promoting the image of the university and supporting student achievement on the campus and in the community. 
  • The LSU Center for Academic Success (CAS) helps students achieve the higher levels of learning necessary for academic success in college and beyond. CAS offers services such as tutoring, supplemental instruction, academic coaching and workshops. 

State and Local Resources 

National and Federal Resources 

  • The Department of Justice (DOJ) works to achieve equal opportunity for people with disabilities in the United States by implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The DOJ provides technical assistance and guidance on ADA enforcement and application. 
  • The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee based on a protected class status, including disability. The EEOC provides resources and guidance on ADA application and enforcement. 
  • The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. The JAN website provides resources on job accommodations, resources on specific disabilities, articles and tools, and consultation services. 
  • The Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) is a professional organization that offers conferences, workshops, webinars, publications, and consultation. It fosters community and member networking; informs members of emerging issues relevant to disability and higher education; and disseminates data, promotes research, and furthers evidence-based practice.