This accessible guide, created by representatives of DSPS programs in the greater San Diego area, addresses the transition of students with disabilities from high school to college.
This section of the DSPS Solutions website was created in response to needs of DSPS Programs in the field regarding course substitution as an accommodation. It is divided into four subsections, and covers accommodations; OCR Letters and legal cases related to course substitutions; course substitutions policies and procedures; and explanation of fundamental alteration of a course and undue burden.
This document assists the Coordinator/Director with assuring that testing accommodation regulations are being met.
The document provides a detailed consideration of the new DSPS Title 5 Regulations, with specific implications for the new categories, eligibility, and documentation, and how to implement the regulations in practice. This is the April 2019 updated version. This document is also available in an accessible PDF format that can be easier to search.
This resource will provides the answers you need regarding EACs, formerly called Special Classes. They have changes with the new Title 5 Regulations.
Complete this form to add a user to the CARS-W database for LD testing. Directions for submitting it to the Chancellor’s Office are included in the form. 2019
This brief, created by Disability Rights California, informs students with disabilities of their rights to assistive technology, per state and federal law, and describes the various technologies and applications to which they should have access. It also includes official complaint procedures for those who feel they have been discriminated against in terms of access to assistive technology by their college. Excellent resource for students, faculty, and DSPS staff. Published 201
Located on the CSU website, this page provides access to the system’s Policy for Provision of Accommodation and Support Services to Students with Disabilities. This document is of interest to prospective students with disabilities, their parents, and K-12 and community college disability services providers.
This AAP sample was used during Title 5 Training.
This form will assist you in verifying eligibility for ID students. It has specific criteria.
This FAQ style document describes what the interactive process is and how it can be used in serving the student.
This document is a recent decision (2016) by the CCCCO Chief Counsel regarding unlawful discrimination.Use this as a reference for code of conduct. The PDF version of this document is linked to the title of this entry; there is also a Word version available.
This clarifies how measurable progress is identified and measured, and the difference between general courses and EACs.
Definition of what constitutes a Direct Threat -per ADA Title II 28 CFR Section 35.139 part b. The accessible PDF version is available via the title link above; there is also an accessible Word version of the document.
This section of Title 5 addresses student responsibilities, including behavior, required of all students. The accessible PDF version is available via the title link above; there is also an accessible Word version of the document.
This chart provides the differences in requirements for students with disabilities in high school and college. The accessible PDF version is available via the title link above; there is also an accessible Word version of the document.
This opinion describes responsibilities in serving high school students with disabilities who have been admitted to a community college. The accessible PDF version is available via the title link above; there is also an accessible Word version of the document.
This document provides the exact language for communication disabilities and “equivalent communication” to people with disabilities. It specifies the requirement for auxiliary aids and services to meet this regulation.