Contact DSS Staff

dss@uab.edu
(205) 934-4205 (Voice)
(205) 934-8170 (Fax)

Physical Address:
9th Ave. Office Building
1701 9th Ave. South

Mailing Address:
OB9A Ste 100
1720 2nd Ave. S
Birmingham, AL 35294-1413

Administration/Staff


Allison Solomon
Director
asolomon@uab.edu

Valerie DuBose
Assistant Director
vdubose@uab.edu

Andrew Sparks
Counseling & Services Coordinator
acsparks@uab.edu

Carter Naftel
Assistive Technology Specialist
naftecg@uab.edu

Jenny Hayes
Office Manager
jenny3@uab.edu

Contact DSS


205-934-4205

dss@uab.edu

Getting Started


  • Our Services - DSS handles each request for services individually, which ensure you’ll receive the accommodations that are appropriate for you.
  • Applying for Services

Academic Accommodations


Housing


  • How to Request Housing Accommodations

Note-Taking


Service and Assistance Animals


  • UAB has established specific guidelines regarding the appropriate use of and protocols associated with SAA.

Technology Available on Campus


  • JAWS – Screen Readers
  • ZoomText – Screen Enlargement Software
  • Dragon Naturally Speaking – Speech-to-Text Software
  • Livescribe Pens – Note Taking
  • Kurzweil 3000 – Scanning and Reading Software
  • FM Systems

Frequently Asked Questions


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