Veva Cheney, Director
Barbara Woodhead, Assistant Director and Sign Language Interpreter/Transcription Coordinator
Judy Phelps, Test Accommodation Coordinator
Jen Wagner, Alternate Materials and Notetaker Coordinator
Melissa Wulf, Transcriptionist and Staff Assistant
Thomas W. Beyer, Staff Interpreter

 

The SSD Office is located at:
Services for Students with Disabilities
132 Canfield Administration Building
Lincoln, NE 68588-0401
402-472-3787 Phone
402-472-0080 Fax

 
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Veva Cheney

Veva Cheney, Director
Email: vcheney2@unl.edu

  Veva directs the overall operations of the SSD office and works closely with UNL’s ADA Compliance Officer to ensure compliance with state and federal laws and University policies affecting people with disabilities.  Additionally, Veva meets with students to determine eligibility for services and provides follow up, disability – related counseling to students.  For students who are seeking diagnostic testing, Veva processes referrals for LD/ADHD evaluations.   Support is provided to faculty and instructional staff on disability-related access, classroom accommodations and instructional strategies to promote access to learning.

 
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Barbara Woodhead

Barbara Woodhead, CI CT, Assistant Director and Sign Language Interpreter/Transcription Coordinator
Email:  bwoodhead1@unl.edu

  Barbara meets with students to determine eligibility for services and provides follow up, disability – related counseling to students.  For students who are seeking diagnostic testing, Barbara processes referrals for LD/ADHD evaluations.   Support is provided to faculty and instructional staff on disability-related access, classroom accommodations and instructional strategies to promote access to learning.  As the Sign Language Interpreter/Transcription Coordinator, Barbara recruits, schedules and supervises sign language interpreters/transcriptionists and handles all interpreter/transcriptionist requests at UNL for students, faculty, staff, and guests of the University.

 
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Judy Phelps

Judy Phelps, Test Accommodation Coordinator
Email:  jphelps2@unl.edu

  Judy coordinates and supervises the Testing services in the SSD office.  She also coordinates the SSD Early Class Registration services in addition to general office duties.

 
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Jen Wagner

Jen Wagner, Alternative Text and Notetaker Coordinator
Email:  jwagner6@unl.edu

  Jen coordinates the Alternative Text requests such as Braille and electronic texts.  She also supervises and coordinates the Notetaker services.

 
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Melissa Wulf

Melissa Wulf, Transcriptionist and Office Assistant
Email:  mwulf2@unl.edu

  Melissa provides the transcription services to D/deaf or hard of hearing students and faculty.  She also provides general office support.

 
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Staff Interpreter

Thomas W. Beyer, Staff Interpreter
Email:  tbeyer2@unl.edu

  Thomas provides interpreting services for the D/deaf or hard of hearing students at UNL.  When needed, Thomas provides services for faculty, staff and University guests.