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DSPS Office:
Email:

dsps@gwc.cccd.edu

Telephone:
714-895-8721
Fax: 714-895-8131

DSPS Office Hours of Operation:

Spring and Fall Hours

Monday - Thursday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am to 12:00 pm

Summer Hours
Monday - Thursday: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Friday: Closed

High Tech Lab Hours of Operation:

Fall and Spring Hours
High Tech Center
Monday - Thursday: 9:00 am to 8:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Saturday: Closed

Summer Hours
(dependent on general lab hours in LRC)
High Tech Center
Monday - Thursday: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday: Closed

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COLLEGE DISABILITY LAWS

Transition out of high school to college life can be difficult for any student. It is more so for students with disabilities. The rights previously in place in the K-12 special education system under IDEA ends abruptly with graduation or at the age of 21.

The new system of rights and protections under Section 504 and 508 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and Title 5 of the California Education Code differ radically from the previous system. These laws prohibit discrimination solely on the basis of disability and require a college to provide reasonable accommodations so that a student with a disability has equal opportunity to take part in college programs and services. In addition, this new system requires that the individual with the disability take charge of their requests for support and services.