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Learning Plus (L+)

Auerbach Hall 209



Learning Plus facilitates equal opportunities for academic achievement for students with diagnosed learning disabilities, attention deficit disorder, autism spectrum, and /or acquired brain injury at the University of Hartford. The mission is to help students who have disabilities learn how to manage their disabilities instead of being managed by them.

  • Attention Disabilities (ADD/ADHD)
  • Learning Disabilities (LD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders including Asperger’s Syndrome (ASD or AS)
Lynne Golden, Director

Center for Reading and Writing (CRW)

Auerbach Hall 209



The Center for Reading and Writing offers one-on-one tutoring services for writers of all abilities. Assistance is free of charge and professional or peer tutors are available to help with writing issues concerning organization, clarity, formatting, citations, or even generating research and ideas.

Pat Morelli, Director

The Office of the Assistant Vice-President for Student Health and Wellness in the Division of Student Affairs

Gengras Student Union 307

The Office of the Assistant Vice-President for Student Health and Wellness in the Division of Student Affairs is the department that provides disability services/accommodations to eligible students who have medical, physical, or psychological disorders; students who have low-vision or are blind; or students who have hearing impairments or are deaf.

Disability-Related Services:

  • Services for the Deaf/Hearing Impaired
  • Services for the Blind/Visually Impaired
  • Psychiatric Disabilities
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Medical Disabilities
Ellen Levasseur,
Coordinator of Student Services 
Suzanne Anderson McNeil,
Assistant Vice President for Student Health & Wellness

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Gengras Student Union 313

CAPS provides a range of short-term counseling and psychological services to the University community. Services are available to full-time undergraduate students at no additional cost. Part-time and graduate students may utilize CAPS services for a nominal fee.

Nicholas Pinkerton, PsyD,
Interim Director

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