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Accommodations Procedures: Accommodation and Alternative Format Statements


Equal opportunity cannot be achieved unless individual persons with disabilities are aware that such accommodations and adjustments are available.

It is recommended that the following alternative format and accommodation statements be used where applicable.

  1. Alternative Format Statement (This statement should be printed in an easy-to read type size and placed in a location that is easy to notice.)

    This publication is available in alternative format on request. Please call (insert telephone number).

  2. Accommodation Statement (This statement should be printed in any publication that describes a specific program or special event, e.g., seminar, film, speaker, performing arts series, employment programming, etc.)

    Duke University encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact (telephone number of the sponsor) in advance of your participation or visit.

  3. Abbreviated Accommodation Statement (Use the abbreviated version only when space constraints are severe.)

    Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations or who have questions about physical access may contact (telephone number of the sponsor) in advance of the program (or film, event, etc).