Office of Disability Services
Charter Oak State College is committed to the goal of achieving equal educational
opportunities and full participation in higher education for persons with disabilities
who qualify for admission to the College.
All Charter Oak advisement and testing facilities are accessible. As an online institution,
Charter Oak is uniquely positioned to work with students using a variety of modalities
and is able to serve students with a wide range of disabilities.
In order to provide appropriate accommodations, official and current documentation
of the disability is required. Charter Oak State College uses the guidelines as endorsed by CT AHEAD (Association for Higher Education and Disability).
Please contact Andrea Hojnacki, Disabilities Specialist, at (860) 515-3846 or ODS@charteroak.edu to discuss your needs and to make arrangements for accommodations.
Letter from the Office of Disability Services (Microsoft Word)
Request for Services Form (PDF)
Release of Information Disability Form (PDF)
Finding Affordable Educational Evaluations
The Psychological Services Clinic (Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut)
Connecticut Resources for Assessment Services (list provided by University of Connecticut)
Support for Emotional & Mental Wellness
Mobile App: PTSD Coach
National Center for PTSD
Crisis Text Line
Anxiety and Depression Association of America
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Tools for Studying, Organization & Productivity
Bibme.org - Automatic bibliography maker
"OWL" - Purdue University's Online Writing Lab
PlagTracker - Plagiarism checker
Citation Machine - Citation maker
Evernote - Cloud-based note-taking, file storage, workspace
Quizlet - Study tool
Self-Control - Create distraction-free workspace on your computer
Evernote Clearly - "Cleans up" webpages and articles for easier reading
iStudiez Pro - Manage schedule, homework, and grades
Khan Academy - Free math video tutorials for several college level math subjects
Patrick JMT - Free, extensive catalogue of math video tutorials
MathVids - Free math video tutorials with a selection of "different teachers for different
learning styles" and "explaining the same lesson in varied ways"
Optical Character Recognition & Speech (Scan & Speech)
Prizmo - Scanning and text-to-speech for iPhone, iPad, and Mac
KNFB Reader for iOS - Scanning and text-to-speech for iOS devices