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

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George (Sam) Goodin, Director
Barbara Woodhead, Assistant Director - ASL Interpreter Coordinator
Rachel Murray, Disability Specialist
Judy Phelps, Test Accommodation Coordinator
Jen Wagner, Alternate Materials and Class Notes Coordinator
Melissa Wulf, Transcriptionist and Staff Assistant
Thomas W. Beyer, Staff ASL Interpreter796 separator line

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George (Sam) Goodin, Director
E-mail: ggoodin2@unl.edu
The Director of Services for Students with Disabilities provides leadership and strategic direction for the unit. The Director is responsible for ensuring that the unit complies with federal and state laws pertaining to the mandated services for all UNL students with documented disabilities, including the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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Barbara Woodhead, Assistant Director photo

Barbara Woodhead, Assistant Director  - ASL Interpreter Coordinator
E-mail: bwoodhead1@unl.edu
Barbara meets with students to determine eligibility for services and provides follow up, disability – related counseling to students. 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 Coordinator, Barbara recruits, schedules and supervises sign language interpreters and handles all interpreter requests at the university for students, faculty, staff, and guests of the University.

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Rachel Murray, Disability Specialist
E-mail: rmurray5@unl.edu
Rachel meets with students to determine eligibility for services and provides follow up and disability-related counseling to students. For students who are seeking diagnostic testing, Rachel processes referrals for LD/ADHD evaluations.

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Judy Phelps, Test Accommodation Coordinator
E-mail: jphelps2@unl.edu
Judy coordinates and supervises the SSD Testing Center. She meets one on one with students in providing test accommodations requested by students registered with the SSD office. She hires, schedules and supervises the student work support for staff in the SSD Testing Center.

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Jen Wagner, Alternate Materials and Class Notes Coordinator
E-mail: 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, Transcriptionist and Staff Assistant
E-mail: 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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Thomas W. Beyer, Staff ASL Interpreter
E-mail: tbeyer2@unl.edu
Thomas provides interpreting services for the D/deaf or hard of hearing students at the university. When needed, Thomas provides services for faculty, staff and university guests.