Disability Information Student Handbook

Section One: Coming To De Anza College

Disability Support Programs
and Services (DSPS) Division

Goals Statement 

De Anza’s Disability Support Programs and Services Division offers a comprehensive program of academic adjustments, auxiliary aids, services, and educational assistance instruction in order to:

  • Deliver to students with disabilities those essential academic support services that promote equal access and opportunity and that help students realize their academic capacity.
  • Design and implement educational assistance courses not offered in the college’s curriculum that meet special disability-related educational needs, with an emphasis on those that contribute to students’ educational and vocational goals.
  • Advocate for the needs and interests of students with disabilities within the campus community.
  • Empower students with disabilities to advocate on their own behalf.
  • Assist the college in meeting its legal and educational code obligations.


Key Area Descriptions


  • Community Based Programs - HOPE-De Anza
    Off-Campus work preparation and support for students with intellectual disabilities.


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Last Updated: 6/14/17