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.
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.
The City of Baton Rouge ADA Task Force promotes access to public facilities, helps disabled people find productive roles
within the community, and dispels false notions about the nature of disabilities.
Disability Rights Louisiana protects and advocates for the human and legal rights of children, adults and seniors
with disabilities. They stive to empower the disability community to live an integrated
life, free from abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
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.