Disabled Students (DSPS)

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 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.

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 32  Technology for Students with Learning Related 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 Eligibility for READ 80 or AMLA 32R. Concurrent enrollment in an academic class that requires reading and writing.

Students with learning related disabilities can improve reading comprehension and written expression through the use of technology. A variety of strategies using technology will be introduced to aid students in understanding reading assignments and in expressing their ideas in writing. Students will select several technological strategies to explore in-depth and will apply these strategies 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.

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.

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