DSPS Services

DSPS Accommodations, Services & Auxiliary Aides

Each student will meet with a DSPS counselor to develop an individualized plan for services and accommodations based on the student's disability and educational needs. The following is a list of frequently used services and accommodations available through DSPS: (*Please note that some equipment may need training and orientation)

Adapted Computer Software and Hardware

  • JAWS
  • Window Eyes
  • Zoom Text
  • Alternate Keyboards & Mouse
  • Large Screen Monitors
  • Talking Calculators
  • CCTV (Closed circuit TV)

Note Taking Assistance

  • Alphasmart Notetaking Keyboard
  • NCR paper for in class notes
  • Digital recorders
  • Livescribe Smart Pens
  • Sonnocent Audio Notetaker

Alternate Media Services & Assistive Technology

  • E-Text for printed instructional materials
  • Victor Reader Stream
  • Text to Speech Software
  • Speech to Text Software
  • Enlarged Print
  • Braille (upon request)

Testing Accommodations

  • Extended Time
  • Distraction Reduced Environment
  • Individual Testing rooms
  • Alternate Test Formats
  • Audio Test Questions/Reader
  • Scribe

Accommodations for Deaf & Hard of Hearing

  • American Sign Language Interpreting
  • Real Time Captioning
  • Assistive Listening Device
  • FM Amplification
  • Video Relay Phone (619)326-4005 *VP available for student use in LRC
  • Interpreting Services Office (ISO) http://iso.sdccd.edu
  • ISO Video Relay Phone: (619) 550-3389 for notifications and cancellations

Counseling Services

  • Disability Management Counseling
  • Academic Counseling and Educational Planning
  • Campus Liaison Referrals
  • Community Liaison Referrals

Campus Mobility Orientations

Learning Disabilities Testing