[nabs-l] Legal Advice

Serena serenacucco at verizon.net
Tue Dec 30 00:57:53 UTC 2008

Hi Eric

The professor is clearly not complying with the agreement he signed!  I 
don't understand what other professors would have a problem with and why 
that would affect your pursuing your case.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <golfereric at verizon.net>
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Sent: Monday, December 29, 2008 5:02 PM
Subject: [nabs-l] Legal Advice

> Hello Everybody
> I was telling a sighted friend about the following situation and got a 
> response that other professors might have a problem with it. The situation 
> occured during the last full week of school. I was taking Introduction to 
> Sociology and the professor decided to issue a take home final exam on 
> Tuesday to be due on Friday. So he signed a document with approved 
> accomodations and one of them was to receive all tests and exams in 
> electronic format and when the professor issued the exam, the professor 
> promised me that I would receive a copy of the exam the same day it was 
> issued to everyone else in class. I waited all day and checked my student 
> email constantly and there was no exam from the professor. So I sent a 
> reminder email to the professor and got no response. The next day I 
> checked my student email constantly and received no final exam. So on that 
> day I sent an another reminder email to the professor. So I was scheduled 
> to have a meeting with my Finite Math professor on Thursday of this week 
> and my disability coordinator was at the meeting. It was to discuss what 
> would work and what wouldn't work for my spring semester Finite Math 
> class. After this meeting was over I mentioned to my disability 
> coordinator about not receiving the final exam in electronic format from 
> my Sociology professor. Between me and the disability coordinator we came 
> up with an another email describing the ramficiations of ADA and for me to 
> receive the final exam in electronic format. Neither the disability 
> coordinator or I got a response. So my roommate was taking the same exact 
> class and I scanned a copy of the exam questions.
> It was recoomended by my disability coordinator to write a letter to this 
> professor after I received my final grade from the professor. My question 
> to everybody is should I proceed with my case?
> If this information helps anybody I attend Southern New Hampshire 
> University located in Manchester, New Hampshire
> Any thoughts and opinions are welcome
> Thanks,
> Eric Gaudes
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