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*Please note that various policies and procedures are in the process of being revised. Please visit this site frequently for updates.

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ELIGIBILITY FOR DISABILITY SERVICES
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Students who experience all types of disabilities are eligible for support services. If students request accommodations, documentation verifying the disability and supporting the accommodations must be provided.

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GENERAL SERVICES AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
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  • Pre-admission and pre-enrollment planning
  • Priority registration for classes
  • Disability management counseling
  • Liaison to faculty
  • Faculty notification letters
  • Specialized individual or group orientation to campus as needed
  • Advice on classroom accommodations
  • Assistance to faculty and staff to work effectively with students with disabilities
  • Tutoring referral
  • Adaptive technology (e.g., adaptive computer equipment, tape-recorders, assistive listening devices and other technologies)
  • Liaison with the California Department of Rehabilitation
  • Maintenance of a loan library of resources including product catalogs and lists of organizations
  • Use of DSC Disabilities and Computing Lab and adaptive technology stations located in the Main and Science Libraries and the Engineering Gateway

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ACCOMMADATIONS AVAILABLE BASED ON SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION
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  • Testing accommodations (e.g., extended time, separate room)
  • Notetaking services
  • Readers
  • Scribes
  • Sign Language Interpreters
  • Assistive listening devices
  • Real-time captioning services
  • Preferential seating in class
  • Document conversion; books and other course materials in alternate formats (e.g., enlarged, Braille, cassette tape, computer disk and other audio formats)
  • Recommendations for consideration for priority housing
  • Modification of academic requirements (e.g., part-time enrollment, reduced course load, extended time for completion of degree requirements). Some of these modifications may require review or approval by an academic dean or equivalent. Academic requirements that are determined by the Academic Senate to be essential to the program of instruction or for any directly related licensing requirement are not regarded as discriminatory. Modification or accommodations that would fundamentally alter the instructional program are not regarded as discriminatory.


NOTE: It is the student's responsibility to arrange for certain services which are outside the scope of the Disability Services Center. These services include attendant care, mobility training, and sources of financial aid.

 

 

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