DSPS Student Services

Our Services Assure Access

Accommodations are determined individually for each student through an interactive process and based on functional limitations.

Accommodation Related Policies

Audio recording lecture policy (PDF)

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
Assistive Technology - software/hardware to access computer screen

Alternate Formats

Braille - Request 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
Screen enlargers - Use software to enlarge print and images
Screen readers - Software that scans and reads computer text aloud
Alternative input devices

Assessment for Learning Disabilities

Find out if you have a learning disability.
Discover your abilities and strengths.
Determine your limitations and accommodations.