DSPS offers specialized, disability specific, advisement and counseling services for all registered disabled students. Among these services you will find:
Academic advisement – advice on course selection and procedures for enrollment.
Academic counseling – counselor led solutions to academic issues and difficulties. Includes academic adjustments and probation/dismissal status guidance.
Career counseling – exploration/discovery of possible career/educational options.
Disability management – strategies to minimize disability-related challenges and to increase likelihood of positive life and educational outcomes.
Course planning – specific plan detailing term by term coursework to reach educational goal (i.e. certificate, associate degree or transfer).
Personal counseling – assistance with personal difficulties that may be impacting academic performance.
Referrals – information about campus and community resources that provide additional support in educational services or career/job placement. Examples include California Department of Rehabilitation, Regional Center, Financial Aid, EOPS, etc.