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Overview

Department of Supportive Programs & Services provides educational support services and reasonable accommodations for students with verified disabilities who are enrolled in courses at Woodland Community College.

 

DSPS Services

Our Services Assure Access: accommodations are determined individually for each student through an interactive process and based on functional limitations.

Instructional Support
Assistive technology lab – Learn strategies that support your college classes
Counseling – Discuss your disability-related classroom needs

Classroom Supports
Interpreting – Use sign language
Transcribing – Receive class notes and copies from the board
Captioning – Convert spoken word into into printed format displayed on a screen

Testing Accomodations
DSPS provides a setting for WCC proctored exams for students receiving disability related accommodations.
Accommodations for college placement exams require pre-approval and arrangements with DSPS.

Alternate Formats
Braille – Use the access of Brailled books and hand-outs
E text – Use a screen reader to listen to electronic versions of course material
Enlarged print – See more accurately with large print text

Audio books – Use audio format to listen to text

Adaptive Equipment
Assistive Listening device – Hear the lecture with sound amplification
Back supports – Sit in comfort with portable ergonomic supports

Assistive Technology Lab
Voice recognition – Watch text appear on the screen when you speak into a microphone
Speech output – Scan your text and listen to the computer read aloud
Screen enlargers – Use software to enlarge print and images

Assessment For Learning Disabilities
Find out if you have a learning disability
Discover your abilities and strengths
Determine your limitations and accommodations

Hours of Operation:
Monday
8:00-6:00
Tuesday
8:00-6:00
Wednesday
8:00-5:00
Thursday
8:00-5:00
Friday
8:00-5:00

DSPS Contact Information

Phone: (530) 661- 5797
TTY (530) 661-5786
Fax : (530) 661-5788
Email: Dbrowning@yccd.edu
Located in Building 700, Room 764