Student Accessibility Services (SAS) Program
Student Accessibility Services (SAS) Program can help students with disabilities attending San José City College succeed by providing support services and instructional programs. A variety of services are available, including counseling (academic, personal and vocational), specialized classes, tutoring, adaptive technology, interpreting, and captioning services.
SAS offers specialized counseling and guidance for students with disabilities which is often essential to their academic and vocational success. Services include an initial intake interview, registration assistance, authorization for accommodations based on verified disabilities and academic follow-up in the semester, and for each enrolled semester thereafter.
Deaf & Hard-of-Hearing Services
Specialized counseling services and tutoring are available for students with hearing loss. In addition, accommodations include, but are not limited to, interpreters, captioners, and assistive listening devices for classroom instruction.
Diagnostic Learning Services
For students with learning differences, SAS offers excellent assessment services to determine learning style, strengths and weaknesses. Small group reading and math classes, academic support for mainstream classes, and academic accommodations are available for students with verified learning disabilities.
High Tech Computer Center and Alternate Media
SAS offers computer-aided instruction with special equipment for students who are unable to use a computer in the traditional manner. SJCC offers a fully-equipped High Tech Computer Center where assistance in learning to use specialized equipment, as well as one-on-one tutoring, are available for students with disabilities. The alternate media specialist provides students with accommodations such as books on tape, e-Text, or material scanned for WYNN, JAWS, and Braille.
Adapted Physical Education
A variety of adapted physical education classes are offered at SJCC for individuals with disabilities to promote fitness, muscular strength, endurance, flexibility, and independence. Class offerings include weight training, fitness for life, and physical conditioning.
Students have the following rights under Section 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act, as revised (29 U.S.C. 794), The American Disabilities Act 28 CFR 35.102-35.104, CA Assembly Bill 803 Government Code Section 11135 et. Seq., and Title V, section 56008 of CA Education Code.
- Voluntary participation in the services provided by SAS.
- Receiving reasonable academic adjustments, auxiliary aids, services and/or instruction to access college classes, programs, activities, services, and facilities to facilitate learning without being discriminated against.
- Confidentiality and protected disclosure of all records maintained by SAS personnel.
- Modification in class or college policies unless the modification fundamentally alters the nature of services, activities, or course standards.
The ADA coordinator is also available to answer questions about the Americans with Disabilities Act.
|Ms. Eliazer Ayala-Austin, Division Dean of Counseling & Matriculation|
|Hours:||Monday-Friday 8 am-5 pm|
- Comply with the student code of conduct adopted by the college;
- Be responsible in their use of DSPS services and the academic accommodations provided
- Adhere to written service provision policies adopted by SAS.
Students who need academic accommodations must meet with Student Accessibility Services (SAS) Program staff members to complete an application form, determine educational limitations and services needed, and complete an academic accommodation plan.
Contact the SAS Office
The faculty and staff of the Student Accessibility Services (SAS) Program Office are available for consultation on any questions you may have related to accommodations for a disability. The highest standard of confidentially is always maintained.
|Front Desk:||(408) 288-3746|
|Associate Director: Dr. Edina Rutlandemail@example.com|
|Location:||Student Center, Room SC-106|
|Hours:||Monday-Thursday 8:30 am-5:30 pm, Friday 8:30 am-1:30 pm|
TTY Phone Number
|Student Accessibility Services (SAS) Program||(408) 294-3447|
Video Phone Numbers
|SAS Supervisor||(408) 831-3131|
|Deaf Services||(408) 565-8640|
|Student Center Lobby||(408) 899-5084|