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.

ACCOMMODATION RELATED POLICES

Audio recording lecture policy (Word document will download)

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.


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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