Donna G. Smith, M.A., CRC, serves as a Disability Counselor for Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD). She meets individually with students with disabilities who are interested in registering with SSD and assists to determine eligibility for receiving appropriate academic accommodations. She functions as a guide and resource for students and faculty regarding SSD policies and procedures in support of students’ rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as Amended in 2008.
Ms. Smith received her master's degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from The University of Alabama in 2008. She has previously served as a Counselor and Accommodations Specialist at The University of Alabama and in the Virginia Community College System. She is a member of the Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) and is nationally licensed as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor.