Student Support Services Disabled- The Disability Resource Center

Welcome to the Center! 

The Center is a comprehensive program designed to promote access, retention and academic success in partnership with Henderson students, faculty and staff.
Students may find that they need access to a variety of resources to achieve their academic and career goals.  At The Center we pride ourselves on providing many services that help to promote academic access for students with disabilities.  These services may be just what you need to meet your goals.
Students who partner with The Center will find that they are surrounded with services to facilitate success in the university environment.  From individual sessions or academic workshops to student-supported groups, along with participation in cultural events, The Center participants will be encouraged and challenged to meet their full potential.

The Mission 

Our mission is to assist in creating an accessible university community where students with disabilities have an equal opportunity to fully participate in all aspects of the educational environment. The Center promotes student learning, retention, graduation and success through partnerships with students, faculty, and staff.

Services Offered by the Center 

The services provided by The Center are for students with diagnosed disabilities that include, but are not limited to:

  • Learning Disabilities (e.g.: reading, writing, math, memory, or processing disabilities)
  • ADHD and ADD
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Medical Disabilities
  • Blind or Low Vision
  • Deaf or Hard of Hearing
  • Speech Disabilities
  • Psychological or Emotional Disabilities
  • Chronic Health Disorders
  • Other Diagnosed Disabilities


Adapted Testing  

Extended time, distraction reduced environment and other testing accommodations are available to eligible participants.

Alternative Print Formats  

Access to textbooks and class materials for eligible participants in audio, e-text, large print or Braille formats.

Success Strategies  

Participants may receive information individually or through group programming on topics such as: 

  • Time Management Organizational Techniques
  • Stress/Relaxation Strategies Reading for Success
  • Test Taking Strategies Brainology—Learning Strategies
  • Money Management Presentation Tips
  • Business Etiquette Research
  • Career Exploration Resume Writing and Interviewing Tips
  • Standardized Test Preparation Referrals to TRiO and Campus Resources
  • Lifestyle Management Note Taking Strategies



Participants may receive individual tutoring provided by a peer tutor who is familiar with course content. 


Access to classroom notes may be provided to eligible participants.

Guidance and Academic Advisement  

Our education specialists help students navigate the university system, decide on majors, and learn strategies to achieve academic and personal success.  We also offer personal, career, and academic guidance. 

Residence Life  

We provide assistance with requesting accessible university housing accommodations.

Assistive/Adaptive Technology Computer Lab

The Center lab is located in the Technology Center Foster Hall Room 330, computers have assistive technology for student use.

And More...come see us!  

We are located in the Technology Center - Foster Hall Room 330




The Center is a TRiO program funded through a grant with the United States Department of Education.   



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Barbara Johnston HubbardBachelor of Science - Biology, 1942
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