Disabled Students Program and Services (DSPS) provides equal access and educational accommodations to students with a verifiable disability, including students with physical, psychological, communicative, and learning disabilities. Support services and accommodations include, but are not limited to, academic and vocational counseling, priority registration, test-taking accommodations, assistive technology, and scheduling assistance. Students interested in receiving services through DSPS must provide verifiable documentation of their disability in the form of an Individual Education Plan (IEP), medical report, psychological report, etc. Students may also request to be assessed for a Learning Disability.
SERVICES AVAILABLE TO ALL DSPS STUDENTS:
- Accommodation Letters to Instructors
Educational Plan (monitor/follow-up)
Liaison with Instructors
Liaison with Community Agencies
Liaison with On-Campus Departments
Orientation (new students/mobility)
Computer lab in DSPS office
SERVICES/ACCOMMODATIONS THAT ARE DISABILITY SPECIFIC:
Sign Language Interpreters for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH)
Adaptive Physical Education
Alternate print formats: Braille, tactile graphics, large print, Kurzweil, etc.
- Specialized Equipment Loans
- Test Area Accommodations
- Audio recordings
- Assessment for a Learning Disability (LD)
DSPS MISSION STATEMENT:
The mission of the Disabled Students Program & Services is to support the success of students with disabilities by providing programs and services that promote access, equal opportunity, and empowerment.
SANTA ANA COLLEGE MISSION:
Santa Ana College inspires, transforms, and empowers a diverse community of learners.