Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Disability Resource Center?
The Disability Resource Center offers support services for students with physical, communication, learning, and psychological disabilities.
What basic services are offered by the Disability Resource Center?
Support services include priority registration, academic, career and disability related counseling, new student orientation, interpreters, real time captioners, tutors, notetakers, test-taking facilitation and community referrals.
How do I qualify for Disability Resource Center?
Students with verifiable disabilities are eligible for special accommodations. The disability must be verified by credentialed, certified or licensed professional. The Disability Resource Center offers a diagnostic assessment class (Learning Skills 116) to determine if a student has a learning disability. The diagnostic assessment class is offered during the fall, spring semesters and during the summer session. For more information contact our front desk receptionist at 925.424.1510.
How can I find out if I need Disability Resource Center services?
Counselors are available to answer questions and assist students in determining eligibility for Disability Resource Center services. Appointments can be obtained by calling our front desk receptionist at 925.424.1510.
What if I need assistance in improving my basic skills?
The DRC offers learning skills courses for students needing assistance in improving English and math skills. There is also a specialized computer course for students with disabilities. This class is offered in the High Tech Center. The High Tech Center is equipped with adaptive hardware and software to assist the student in the areas of reading, writing spelling and computation skills.