Disabled Student Programs and Services (DSPS)

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DSPS Services

OUR SERVICES ASSURE ACCESS: accommodations are determined individually for each student through an interactive process and based on functional limitations.

INSTRUCTIONAL SUPPORT

Assistive technology lab - Learn strategies that support your college classes
Counseling - Discuss your disability-related classroom needs
DSPS classes - Develop strategies that improve your studies

CLASSROOM SUPPORTS

Interpreting - Use sign language
Transcribing - Receive class notes and copies from the board
Captioning - Convert spoken word into into printed format displayed on a screen
Audio description - Narration of visual information

TESTING ACCOMMODATIONS

DSPS provides a setting for SBCC proctored exams for students receiving disability related accommodations.

Accommodations for college placement exams require pre-approval and arrangements with DSPS.

Schedule exams according to DSPS Test Center hours below.

Request test accommodations according to steps below.

2013-2014 Hours of operation:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10:30-4:15     10:30-5:45      9:00- 5:45       10:30-4:15   

8:30-12:30

Steps for Test Accommodation

Steps for Test Accommodation for Exams in Online Courses

Note:  Summer hours are subject to change (please contact our office ext. 2364

 
ALTERNATE FORMATS

Braille - Use the access of Brailled books and hand-outs
E text - Use a screen reader to listen to electronic versions of course material
Enlarged print - See more accurately with large print text 
Audio books - Use audio format to listen to text

ADAPTIVE EQUIPMENT

Assistive Listening device - Hear the lecture with sound amplification
Back supports - Sit in comfort with portable ergonomic supports

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY LAB

Voice recognition - Watch text appear on the screen when you speak into a microphone
Speech output - Scan your text and listen to the computer read aloud
Screen enlargers - Use software to enlarge print and images

ASSESSMENT FOR LEARNING DISABILITIES

Find out if you have a learning disability
Discover your abilities and strengths
Determine your limitations and accommodations


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