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Disability Resource Programs

Student Services

Disability Resource Programs (DRP) plays a vital role in all aspects related to educational access for students with disabilities. Students with verified disabilities have the right, and are encouraged, to participate in the services coordinated by DRP.

Our resources are guided by verification documentation, the needs of the student, available services, and as directed by sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and CSU policies and CI procedures.

The following DRP are provided in a manner that promotes independence, self-advocacy and accountability:

Disability Counseling Resources:

  • Disability management counseling
  • Self-advocacy skills
  • Retention strategies
  • Multiple discipline and integrative approaches with Personal Counseling Services, Student Health Services, Career Development Services, Enrollment Services, Housing and Residential Education, and Academic Advising
  • Faculty notification letters
  • New and transfer student orientation
  • Documentation evaluation and determination of accommodations
  • Alternative and extended test services
  • Scribes for examinations
  • Note-taker services
  • Equipment loan (audio taped lectures)

Alternative Media and Assistive Technology Resources:

  • Electronic text conversion (e-text)
  • Large print conversion
  • Braille translation software
  • Braille embosser
  • Audio conversion
  • Alternative exam format
  • Student computer lab
  • CCTV
  • Screen reading software

Community Resources:

  • Liaison to campus programs and departments
  • Referrals to campus and community resources
  • Community resource room
  • Referrals to community service learning opportunities
  • Information regarding disability accommodations for GRE, CBEST, CSET and other standardized professional preparation examinations

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Resources:

  • Sign language interpreting arrangement
  • Computer Aided Real-Time Translation (CART) arrangement
  • Note-taking services

Educational Outreach Resources:

  • K-12 outreach regarding college options for students with disabilities
  • Transitional orientation for high school and community college students with disabilities
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