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DSP&S Frequently Asked Questions
Disabled Students Programs and Services

Question:
What services are available from Disabled Students Programs & Services?

Answer:

Here is a sample of some of the services available through DSP&S: specialized orientation, academic/vocational and personal counseling, pre-registration, registration assistance, mobility assistance, sign language interpreters, learning disability eligibility assessment, note taking assistance, test-taking assistance, text in alternate format including large print, Braille and audio, print magnifier/CCTV, computer access equipment and training, TTY phone assistance, and information and referral.


 

Question:
How can Learning Disability testing help me? 

Answer:

Students' who are determined eligible for learning disability services based on testing, can receive a variety of services that enable them to participate more fully in their college classes. These services could include specialized assistance with note-taking, test-taking, and adaptive technology.


 

Question:
What is Disabled Students Programs & Services?

Answer:

Disabled Students Programs & Services (DSP&S) is a program dedicated to students with a disabilities and their right to an equal educational experience. We provide a variety of services to help students with a disability the opportunity to participate in college programs and activities.


 

Question:
Can I be tested for a learning disability at LBCC? 


Answer:

The answer is yes. Enrolled students at LBCC can receive eligibility testing for learning disability services. Students interested in this testing should contact the DSP&S office to schedule an LD testing appointment at (562) 938-4558 for LAC or (562) 938-3921 for PCC.



Question:
What is the Academic Accommodation Plan?


Answer:

The Academic Accommodation Plan (AAP) is a record of the interactive process between each DSPS student and a DSPS certificated staff member regarding academic adjustments, auxiliary aids, services and/or instruction necessary to provide the student equal access to the educational process, given the educational limitations resulting from the student’s disabilities.


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