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Special Services and Support

connors family learning center

The Connors Family Learning Center provides special services and support for all students with learning disabilities and ADHD, and all who teach and/or advise students with learning disabilities. For more information, call or email Kathy Duggan at 552-8093 or dugganka@bc.edu.  Learning disability documentation can be mailed to the following address:

Dr. Kathleen Duggan

Boston College

140 Commonwealth Ave.

The Connors Family Learning Center

O'Neill Library, Room 200

Chestnut Hill, MA  02467

Support and services for all students with learning disabilities


  • Individual consultations regarding reasonable individualized accommodations
  • Access to special support services and accommodations, such as:
    • Letters to faculty confirming and explaining the individual's LD
    • "Underloading" during the academic year, combined with Summer School
    • Access to Textbooks on CD
    • Examinations proctored by the Center in a distraction-free room
  • Tutoring by peer and graduate tutors
  • Individualized assistance with study skills and time management
  • Individual screening sessions for students who may have learning disabilities

 

Support and services for all BC faculty and teaching fellows who teach and/or advise students with learning disabilities

  • Confirmation that a student has a documented learning disability
  • Interpretation of medical/psychological diagnostic reports
  • Written profile of a student's LD and learning needs
  • Individual case consultation with a learning specialist
  • Workshops for departments/programs on teaching LD students
  • Center-proctored examinations to allow extra time and/or to provide a distraction-free environment