Disability Support Services

Disability Support Services

Instructional/Classroom Accommodations and Services

Instructional accommodations and services offered at De Anza College directly impact the learning process in the classroom environment.

Academic Adjustments

Accommodation Consultation

Alternate Media Services:

Assistive Technology

Attendance / Absence Issues

Book Loans and Scholarships

Course Substitution / Waiver

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (DHHS):

Real-time Captioning

Sign Language Interpreting

Captioned Media

Assistive Listening Devices

Instructor Consultation / Liaison

Note-Taking Assistance

Recording Lectures

Seat Reservation / Preferential Classroom Seating

Reader Services / In-Class Assistants

Test Accommodation Services



Tutoring Services (DSS)

The Disability Support Programs and Services (DSPS) Division also offers curriculum specifically designed to address the disability-related educational limitations of students.  Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations, Section 56028 authorizes colleges to develop Educational Assistance Courses that must meet specific requirements and be approved by the college's regular curriculum approval process.

DSPS Educational Assistance Courses


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Disability Support Services Building: RSS-141
Contact: Patricia Whelan
Phone: 408.864.8753

Last Updated: 6/27/17