Section One: Coming to De Anza College

Disability Support Programs and Services

Disability Support Programs and Services Division

Goals Statement

De Anza’s Disability Support Programs and Services Division offers a comprehensive program of academic adjustments, auxiliary aids, services, and educational assistance instruction in order to:

  • Deliver to students with disabilities those essential academic support services that promote equal access and opportunity and that help students realize their academic capacity.
  • Design and implement educational assistance courses not offered in the college’s curriculum that meet special disability-related educational needs, with an emphasis on those that contribute to students’ educational and vocational goals.
  • Advocate for the needs and interests of students with disabilities within the campus community.
  • Empower students with disabilities to advocate on their own behalf.
  • Assist the college in meeting its legal and educational code obligations.

Key Area Descriptions

  • Disability Support Services
    Academic adjustments, auxiliary aids, and services for students with disabilities:
  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (DHHS) -
  • Sign language interpreting and
  • Captioning
  • Learning Disabilities Support Team
  • Computer Accessibilty Lab (CAL)
  • Adapted Physical Education (APE)
  • De Anza - HOPE Service

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DISH Table of Contents

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Section One: Coming to De Anza College

Section Two: Using Disability Services and Accommodations

General / College-Wide Accommodations and Services

Instructional / Classroom Accommodations and Services:

Alternate Media Services:

Deaf or Hard of Hearing Services:

Legal Aspects

Concerns and Complaints

Section Three: Disability Support Programs & Services Instruction

Section Four: Success Strategies

Section Five: Campus and Community Life

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