Department of Supportive Programs & Services (DSPS)

The Department of Supportive Programs & Services (DSPS) provides educational support services and reasonable accommodations for students with verified disabilities who are enrolled in courses at Lake County Campus of Woodland Community College.

DSPS Services

Our Services Assure Access: accommodations are determined individually for each student through an interactive process and based on functional limitations.

Instructional Support

Assistive technology lab – Learn strategies that support your college classes
Counseling – Discuss your disability-related classroom needs

Classroom Supports

Interpreting – Use sign language
Transcribing – Receive class notes and copies from the board
Captioning – Convert spoken word into printed format displayed on a screen

Testing Accommodations

DSPS provides a setting for LCC proctored exams for students receiving disability related accommodations. Accommodations for college placement exams require pre-approval and arrangements with DSPS.

Alternate Formats

Braille – Use the access of Brailed books and hand-outs
E text – Use a screen reader to listen to electronic versions of course material
Enlarged print – See more accurately with large print text
Audio books – Use audio format to listen to text

Adaptive Equipment

Assistive Listening device – Hear the lecture with sound amplification
Back supports – Sit in comfort with portable ergonomic supports

Assistive Technology Lab

Voice recognition – Watch text appear on the screen when you speak into a microphone
Speech output – Scan your text and listen to the computer read aloud
Screen enlargers – Use software to enlarge print and images

Assessment For Learning Disabilities

Find out if you have a learning disability
Discover your abilities and strengths
Determine your limitations and accommodations

Hours of Operation
8:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.Monday through Thursday
8:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.Friday (Closed Fridays during Summer Session)
DSPS Contact Information

Phone: (707) 995-7910
Fax : (707) 994-5223
Located in Building 100, Room 141A