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1 Merced College Disabled Students Program & Services

2 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.

3 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

4 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

5 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

6 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.

7 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.

8 DSP&S Forms

9 DSP&S Disability Verification

10 DSP&S Consent Form

11 DSP&S Program Application

12 DSP&S Forms Academic Honesty Accommodations Letter

13 DSP&S Test Proctor Form

14 DSP&S Brochures

15 Merced Campus

16 Lesher Student Services Center West Entrance East Entrance

17 Merced DSP&S Office

18 DSP&S Alt Media & Test Proctoring Office

19 DSP&S Alt Media Office

20 DSP&S Test Proctoring Office

21 Los Banos Campus

22 Los Banos Student Services Building

23 Los Banos DSP&S Office

24 Los Banos DSP&S Test Proctoring Center

25 Los Banos DSP&S Counselor's Office

26 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

27 Contacting DSP&S Merced Campus  Merced Campus   TDD  FAX  Los Banos Campus  ext  FAX


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