Disabled Students (DSPS)

DSPS 12  Career Exploration and Planning for Students with Disabilities

3 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lecture: 54   
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 67 and READ 80

Assists students with a systematic approach to self-exploration, occupational research and career decision-making. Students will identify interests, personality style, and skills. Educational and functional limitations, as well as reasonable accommodations will be explored. Designed for students with disabilities.

DSPS 13  Orientation to College for Students with Disabilities

1 Unit (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 18   

Examine the college experience in relationship to disabilities. Develop an understanding of how disability related factors may influence the educational decision-making process.

DSPS 15  Career Exploration for Students with Disabilities

1 Unit (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lecture: 18   

Self-evaluation including interests, experiences, personality, values, and disability-related limitations as they relate to educational and career decisions. Identification of skills and resources, including those that relate to disability factors. Students who repeat this course will improve skills through further instruction and practice.

DSPS 20  Improving Spelling and Reading of Words

3 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lecture: 54   

Improve reading and spelling skills for multi-syllabic words. Includes sounding out letters, oral movements, and common "rules" for reading and spelling words. Designed for studens with learning disabilities. Students who repeat this course will improve skills through further instruction and practice.

DSPS 25  Language Development for Deaf Students in ASL and English

2 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lab: 108

Language Development for Deaf or hard of hearing students who use sign language to improve written English and ASL communication.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201623084DSPS:25TR1:15pm - 4:25pmJ. Bradley9E-1060

DSPS 26  Language Enhancement for Deaf Students in ASL and English

2 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lab: 108
Advisory: DSPS 25

Language Enhancement for Deaf or hard of hearing students who use sign language to improve written English and ASL communication.

DSPS 30  Academic Success Strategies for Students with Disabilities

1 Unit (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lab: 54

Strategies for academic success intended for students with physical or learning-related disabilities. Addresses language, memory and reasoning with subject-specific techniques.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201622143DSPS:30MW9:45am - 11:10amJ. Bradley9E-1060
Fall 201622144DSPS:30MW11:30am - 12:55pmE. Reyes9E-1060
Fall 201622146DSPS:30TR9:45am - 11:10amJ. Wilkerson9E-1060

DSPS 31  Memory Strategies for Students with Disabilities

3 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lecture: 54   
Advisory: Eligibility for READ 80. Student should have at least one other academic class for application of strategies.

Principles of the memory process as it applies to academic coursework. Focuses on the memory process, improving specific memory components, identifying key concepts to memorize, and the independent application of memory strategies to other academic courses.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201622145DSPS:31MW1:15pm - 2:40pmH. Ponce9E-2080

DSPS 32  Technology for Students with Learning Disabilities

3 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lecture: 54   
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 67 or AMLA 42W and READ 80 or AMLA 32R. Concurrent enrollment in an academic class that requires reading and writing.

Students with Learning Disabilities can improve their reading comprehension and written expression as applied to assignments in academic classes through the use of technology. A variety of strategies using technology will be introduced to students that will aid them in understanding and learning reading assignments and in expressing their ideas in written assignments. They will select several strategies for more in-depth use and will apply them functionally in academic classes. Concurrent enrollment in an academic class that requires reading and writing is advised.

DSPS 33  Strategies for Success in Math for Students with Disabilities

3 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lecture: 54   
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in MATH 50 to MATH 130

Strategies for students currently in math courses for academic success in relationship to disabilities. Emphasis on effects of and strategies for processing, language expression, memory, reasoning, and processing speed as they relate to math.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201622142DSPS:33MW9:45am - 11:10amC. Tunstall9E-2080
Fall 201623083DSPS:33TR1:15pm - 2:40pmC. Tunstall9E-2080

DSPS 34  Writing Strategies

3 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 67

Strategies for success for students who struggle with writing concurrently enrolled in ENGL 67, 68, 1A, 1B, or 1C classes. These strategies are applied to their English writing assignments by supporting the student's strengths and compensating for their weaknesses in writing.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201622148DSPS:34MW1:15pm - 2:40pmJ. Wilkerson9E-1060
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