The mission of the Disability Support Programs and Services (DSPS) Division is to ensure access to the college's curriculum, facilities, and programs, and to promote student success in realizing individual educational and vocational goals.
Programs and Services
The DSPS Division Includes on and off campus programs and services offering students with disabilities a comprehensive array of accommodations, educational assistance classes, and support services.
Disability Support Services (DSS)
Services and accommodations include:
Location: Registration & Student Services Bldg. (RSS) - Room 141 (Map)
Adapted Physical Education (APE)
The APE program offers a broad range of courses to meet the fitness needs of students with disabilities. The curriculum is designed to accommodate personal fitness goals through individual instruction as well as group instruction. Most classes are held on-campus in a large dedicated gym or accessible pool. Classes are also offered in the community for older adults with disabilities.
Classes include adapted courses in: Aerobics, Aquatics, Outdoor Education, Strength Development, and Total Fitness
Location: Physical Education & Athletics Complex - Room PE 13 and Pool (Map)
Program Contact: Michael Fosnaugh
Web site: www.deanza.edu/ape
Community Based Programs - HOPE - De Anza
Other Disability Contact Information
DISABILITY SUPPORT PROGRAMS & SERVICES Division
Building: Registration & Student Services Building (RSS), Suite 141
Contact: Patricia Whelan