Presentation on theme: "Merced College Disabled Students Program & Services."— Presentation transcript:
Merced College Disabled Students Program & Services
Philosophy All disabled students are part of the college’s mainstream program and services. The DSP&S staff provides a supportive and individualized approach to the provision of services. Students are encouraged to be independent and are expected to be responsible. It is the belief of Disabled Students Program & Services (DSP&S) that all individuals have unexplored potential. The DSP&S program is committed to focusing on the educational needs and goals of students and to seeking solutions and strategies to compensate for the obstacle (s) blocking these goals.
Types of Disabilities Served Orthopedic/Mobility Disabilities Visually Impaired Other Physical Disabilities Hearing Disabilities Speech & Language Disabilities Learning Disabilities Acquired Brain Impairment Intellectual Disabilities Psychological Disabilities
Services Available To All DSP&S Students Counseling Registration Assistance Priority Registration Campus Orientations Monitoring/Follow-up Accommodation (s) Letters for Instructors Liaison with Instructors, Community Agencies, and On-Campus Offices and Programs
Services Which Are Disability Specific Note taking Interpreters for the Deaf Test Accommodations (Quiet Room, Extended Time) Print in Alternate Formats (Brailled, MP 3’s, E-Text, Enlarged) Closed Captioned Videos Adaptive PE Assistive Computer Technologies Access and Training Specialized Equipment Loan DP Temporary Parking Permits (On-Campus “Blue Curb” Only) Diagnostic Assessment for Learning Disabilities
How To Receive Services From Disabled Students Program & Services Students with Learning Disabilities: You must be enrolled in classes. Obtain an LD Assessment through the DSP&S Office. If you have an IEP/ Psychological Report you must bring that paperwork to the DSP&S Office. It will be reviewed by our Learning Disability Specialist. You will then be contacted to set up an appointment with a DSP&S counselor.
Students with All Other Disabilities: New & Returning Students You must complete steps 1-4 of the matriculation process (SSSP). For information: Phone: (209) Website: Then make an appointment with a DSP&S counselor. You must have verification of your disability before services can be provided. Enrolled Students Make an appointment with a DSP&S counselor. You must have verification of your disability before services can be provided.
DSP&S Disability Verification
DSP&S Consent Form
DSP&S Program Application
DSP&S Forms Academic Honesty Accommodations Letter
DSP&S Test Proctor Form
Lesher Student Services Center West Entrance East Entrance
Merced DSP&S Office
DSP&S Alt Media & Test Proctoring Office
DSP&S Alt Media Office
DSP&S Test Proctoring Office
Los Banos Campus
Los Banos Student Services Building
Los Banos DSP&S Office
Los Banos DSP&S Test Proctoring Center
Los Banos DSP&S Counselor's Office
Office Hours Merced Campus Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Closed Daily 12:00 -1:00pm Los Banos Campus Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Closed Daily 12:00 - 1:00pm