Disability Services

Disability Disclosure Process

  • The process is voluntary.
  • You must submit paperwork validating the disability to the appropriate individual:
    • All students with Learning Disabilities should contact Terry Latella
    • For all other disabilities (including but not limited to medical, mental, health, vision, hearing, autism spectrum and attention deficit disorders), contact Laurie Novi
  • Documentation should be current and relevant and include a description of the disability and its functional/educational limitations.
  • Schedule an appointment to meet with the appropriate disabilities contact to determine individual academic accommodations.
  • Academic accommodations will only be provided to those students who have completed this process.
  • Academic accommodations are not retroactive.
  • View the Disability Services Fact Sheet
  • View the College Activity and Program Accessibility policy

Accommodations for Placement Testing

  • Submit current and relevant documentation validating the disability to either Terry Latella or Laurie Novi, as described above.
  • Meet with the appropriate disabilities contact to complete disclosure process to determine the adjustments, auxiliary aids, or support services required for placement testing.
  • Complete required paperwork to submit to the placement testing coordinator.
  • Accommodations are not retroactive.

Contact information



Terry Latella, M.S. Laurie Novi, M.S.N.
Counselor for Students with Learning Disabilities Coordinator of Disability Services*
Kinney Hall, Room K519c Kinney Hall, Room K519m
TLatella@nv.edu LNovi@nv.edu
Phone: 203-596-8608 Phone: 203-575-8035
Fax: 203-596-8610 Fax: 203-596-8610
*Coordinator for all other disabilities such as, but not limited to, medical, mental, health, vision, hearing, autism spectrum and attention deficit disorders
Guide for Students With Disabilities

Naugatuck Valley Community College is committed to providing equal education opportunity and full participation for qualified students with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), ADA Amendments Act of 2011, and Sections 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Download Guide.