Disabled Students Programs
and Services (DSP&S) Learning Outcomes
- Make and keep counseling
appointments; plan their semester schedules effectively and problem solve when
changes are needed
- Communicate their needs
with their instructors; meet regularly with DSP&S counselor to update progress
- Demonstrate improvement
in both their ability to communicate their academic/disability needs and problem
solve with their instructor/counselor through the obstacles that impact their
- Complete coursework
using the adaptive hardware/ software they have been trained in High Tech Center
Learning Outcomes and Assessment Web page for the college.
San Jacinto College provides equal opportunities and access to students with
physical, visual, hearing, speech, psychological or learning disabilities,
acquired brain injuries, developmentally delayed learners, and other disabling conditions,
who pursue course work at the college.
Students Programs and Services (DSP&S) is a student services program that
assists students with disabilities in gaining maximum access to college
curriculum and programs while attaining their academic, vocational and personal
goals in a mainstreamed setting.
may be referred to DSP&S by instructors, counselors, community agencies,
high schools, a parent, or by self-referral.
Students are eligible for
appropriate and reasonable accommodations and support services upon completion
of an application, verification of the disability, and an intake interview in
eligible for specific services, requesting services as needed for each semester
is the responsibility of the student.
of support services provided by DSP&S includes: disability-related
counseling; priority registration; registration assistance; campus orientation;
instructor contact; adapted equipment; visual aids; assistive devices (such as
the Assistive Listening Device for students who are hard of hearing);
specialized equipment loans; interpreting services, note takers, classroom
aides; test facilitation and proctoring; assisted computer technologies and
workshops; and other services by request.
assists instructors and students by providing access to alternate medial
formats to meet a variety of student needs. These can include: large print,
Braille, and electronic texts and course materials, captioned videos, books on
tape, reader services, and tactile graphics.
counselors work as liaisons for students to both on-campus learning resources
and community agencies, such as the State Department of Rehabilitation and
other allied health professionals. DSP&S counselors are available at both the
Menifee Valley and San Jacinto campuses.
student may be referred by DSP&S counselors for testing services on campus
with Learning Skills specialists wherein a series of diagnostic assessments
evaluating individual strengths and weaknesses in cognitive abilities, academic
achievement and processing skills are given to determine the presence of
specific learning disabilities. A Learning Disabilities Specialist is available
at both the Menifee Valley and San Jacinto campuses.
with diagnosed disabilities should contact the DSPS department regarding
information on reasonable accommodations related to policies affecting academic