At Prairie View A&M University, the Office of Diagnostic Testing and Disability Services is within the Division of Student Affairs. Its mission is consistent with the mission and core values of Prairie View A&M University. The office exists to create and sustain a supportive environment that includes policies and practices that assist persons with disabilities to achieve at their fullest potential.
To accomplish our mission we utilize two general approaches:
- Our first approach is to provide direct services to persons with disabilities. Services are individualized based on the needs of the person and the level of the disability.
- The second approach involves coordination of services with University faculty, staff and external community agencies.
The goal of each approach is to ensure that persons with disabilities are provided equal access to the programs and services of the University.
The goals of the Office of Diagnostic Testing and Disability Services are found within the document titled, PRAIRIE VIEW A&M UNIVERSIITY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES FOR THE NEXT FIVE YEARS, published April 27, 2005. The relevant subsections of the university goals which nestle office goals are as follows:
University Goal 7: Promote Programs that Contribute to Student Success.
University Goal 9: Increase and Enhance the Visibility and Awareness of the University to the Community at Large/all Stakeholders.
University Goal 9.3 To improve the climate for diversity.
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