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Disability Support Programs & Services Division

Disability Support Programs & Services (DSPS) Welcome



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.


See below for brief program overviews and contact information.

Programs and Services

The Disability Support Programs and Services Division Includes on and off campus programs offering a comprehensive array of accommodations, educational assistance classes,
and support services.


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For Students with:

          • Physical Disabilities,
          • Learning Disabilities,
          • Deaf and Hard of Hearing,
          • Blind/low Vision,
          • Acquired Brain Impairment (ABI),
          • ADHA,
          • Autism Spectrum,
          • Intellectual Disabilities,
          • Mental Health Disabilities, or
          • Other Health Conditions.

Academic adjustments, Auxiliary Aids and Services, including Alternate Media, and Assistive Technology

DSS Location: RSS 141

Phone: 408.864.8753


Program Contact: Patricia Whelan
Web site:


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For Students with Learning Disabilities
Assessment, Academic Adjustments, Auxiliary Aids, and Services to
Promote Success in College Courses

Tutorial Lab Location: LCW 110

LD Specialists are located in the DSS Office - Location: RSS 141
Phone: 408.864.8839

 Learning Disability Support Contact: Kim Fukuyama
 Web site:

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Services for Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
including interpreting and captioning




DHHS - Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Office Location: LCW 110

Phone: 408.864.8755 (V/VP)


Web site:

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Fitness Classes for Students with Disabilities
Adapted Exercise, Aquatics, and Outdoor Education

Classes Location: PE 13 and Pool
Phone: 408.864.8885

Program Contact: Michael Fosnaugh
Web site:


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For Students with Intellectual Disabilities
Off-Campus Sites Offering Work Preparation and Support

HOPE-De Anza: Whittier  || 1555 Parkmoor Ave. San Jose, CA 95128
HOPE-De Anza:  Alfred || 3080 Alfred St.  Santa Clara, CA 95054
Phone: 408.282.0427

HOPE-DeAnza Program Contact: Monica Sheirich
Web site:


Other Contact Information

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Building: Advance Technology Center (ATC), Suite 209
Contact: Marilyn Booye
Phone: 408.864.8407

Last Updated: 12/2/16