Disability Support Services Office (DSS) will be closed on Friday, May 14 to attend a campus-wide Classified Staff Professional Development Day. We will resume office hours on Monday.

 Here's How to Reach Us

While you won't be able to visit us in person during the 2021 spring quarteryou can still speak with a counselor or request assistance with any of the following services by phone, email, or Zoom videoconference:
  • Readers/Scribes and Alt Media requests
  • Note taking accommodations in form of recorded lectures on canvas
  • Extended time on exams
  • Interpreting and captioning services

Here's how you can reach us:
Email: dss@deanza.edu
Phone: (408) 430-7681

Thank you for your understanding and flexibility.

Our Mission

The mission of the Disability Support Programs and Services (DSPS) Division is to ensure access to the college's curriculum, facilities, and programs, and to promote student success in realizing individual educational and vocational goals. 

Programs and Services

The DSPS Division includes on- and off-campus programs and services offering students with disabilities a comprehensive array of accommodations, educational assistance classes and support services.

Our Programs

Our Services

Hours for Remote Operation

  • Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Friday: 8 am.-3 p.m.

Disability Information Student Handbook (DISH)


Dean's Office  

Laureen Balducci  
Dean, Counseling and Disability Support Programs and Services  



Office Location

ATC Building

Advanced Technology Center
AT 209
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DSPS Supervisor

Marco Tovar
Supervisor of Disability Support Programs and Services



Advanced Technology Center, ATC 208

ADA Coordinator

Michele LeBleu-Burns
Dean of Student Development and EOPS 



Campus Center, Lower Level, HCC 165

Office Contact

Michael Fosnaugh
Administrative Assistant II



Advanced Technology Center, ATC 209A

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