Services and Accommodations


The following are examples of courses, materials, and support services that may be available for DRC students. Each student's abilities and needs are considered separately and services are individualized.
 
Alternate Media - Alternate Media is print material converted and presented in an alternative format. For more information about Alternate Media visit our Alternate Media webpage.
 

Assessment Services - Learning Disabilities assessments; in order to qualify for services such as extended time on tests, or taped print materials, some students must undergo testing to determine the need for these accommodations. For more information about Assessment services visit our Assessment Services webpage.
Assistive Services:
  • Note-Taking Paper (migrate note taking webpage info)
  • Sign Language Interpreters - For information about Interpreter Services contact Catrina Campbell-Gates at (559) 737-4890, or email:  catrinacg@cos.edu
  • Temporary Adapted Parking - Students who need handicapped parking permits are encouraged to contact the California Department of Motor Vehicles.
  • Test Assistance -Test accommodation services are typically provided at the DRC testing center located adjacent to the DRC in room IM 107.  For more information about test assistance visit our Testing Assistance webpage.
Disability Related Counseling - The DRC provides disability related counseling on a walk-in basis; the walk-in schedule may change weekly.  Students are advised to contact the DRC for current counselor availability.
 
Equipment Loans:
  • Adjustable Back & Seat Cushions
  • Alpha Smart
  • Electronic Dictionary/Thesaurus
  • Locker
  • Luggage Cart
  • Personal FM System
  • Magnifier
High Tech Lab -  The DRC provides a High Tech Center (HTC) where students with disabilities are trained to use assistive technology. Students must be referred by a DRC Counselor, or Learning Specialist to participate. For more information please visit the HTC webpage.
 
Liaison:
  • Coordination of Services (AA Forms)
  • Seizure/Diabetes Notices
  • Liaison/Referral On- and Off-Campus
  • Early Alerts/Progress Reports
Special Classes - The Learning Skills Lab is a component of the Disability Resource Center and is located in the southwest corner of the Learning Resource Center (LRC). The lab provides assistance to COS students with verified disabilities by helping them compensate for their weak areas, utilize their strengths, and improve their study skills. Students can receive one or two units of credit for their participation in the Lab. For more information about the LS Lab visit our Learning Skills Lab webpage.
 
WorkAbility III - WorkAbility III (WA III) is a collaboration between California Department of Rehabilitation and College of the Sequoias which provides career preparation services to students with disabilities leading to gainful employment. 

Policies and Procedures –The DRC policies and procedures explain how services are provided to students. 
  

Faculty Handbook – A resource for faculty explaining in detail how services and accommodations are coordinated, and the critical role that faculty play in the provision of services to students with disabilities. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

Last Updated: 12/21/2011 2:50 PM