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For information, please visit Eligibility Requirements.
Students with acquired brain injuries, autism, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, intellectual disabilities, learning disabilities, hearing impairments, visual impairments, speech impairments, mental health disabilities, mobility disabilities, and chronic health conditions may qualify for services.
For more information please visit Who is Eligible.
Students who suspect they have a learning disability, but who have not been tested, should meet with a DSS Counselor in the Counseling Center. Schedule an appointment to see a DSS counselor by calling 925-969-2140 or at the Counseling Center front desk.
If you are a continuing or returning student to Diablo Valley College and/or DSS, you must begin by scheduling an appointment with a DSS Counselor in the Counseling Center 925-969-2140.
For more information, please visit How to Apply.
Depending on the student's disability, services include specialized instruction, adaptive equipment, mobility assistance, American Sign Language interpreters, note taking, textbooks on tape, testing accommodations, educational counseling and planning, priority registration, and specialized tutoring.
For more information please visit Support Services.
Schedule an appointment with a DSS Counselor in the Counseling Center by calling 925-969-2140. Bring in a copy of your most current audiogram for the counseling appointment. Contact Kellie Conde by calling (Sorenson V.R.S) 925-270-1660 or email her at Kellie Conde for an ASL interpreter for your counseling appointment.
For more information please visit Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Yes, trained service dogs are permitted on DVC's campus.
Schedule an appointment with a DSS Counselor in the Counseling Center by calling 925-969-2140. Bring in your documentation verifying your disability and the DSS Counselor will explain the procedure to receive Alternate Media services.
For more information, please visit Alternate Media.