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Disability Resource

Disability Resource (DR)

Noncredit classes are FREE. There is no unit charge for noncredit classes. You will be required to pay a health and parking fee ONLY if your class meets at either the main San Marcos Campus or the Escondido Center

 

Contact the Disability Resource Center for further information. (760) 744-1150, ext. 2375 Office: DSPS

COURSE OFFERINGS:
Courses numbered under 50 are non-degree courses.
Courses numbered under 100 are not intended for transfer credit.

DR 15 English Essentials for Students with Disabilities (3 units)
Note: Pass/No Pass grading only; Students must have the ability to learn in a group setting. Students must be able to produce computer generated work by using the keyboard or other assistive technology;   Non-degree Applicable
Provides special assistance for students with disabilities to develop basic skills in written communication. Working with computers is part of the class format.

DR 18 Phonics for Students with Disabilities (3 units)
Non-degree Applicable
This course is designed to meet the needs of students with disabilities. It teaches the use of phonics as a spelling and reading strategy.

DR 20 Pre-Algebra Support (3 units)      
Note: Pass/No Pass grading only; Non-degree Applicable
Provides programmed instruction on an individual and/or small group basis to students with disabilities. Practice in understanding and performing basic arithmetic tasks necessary for successful functioning in society.

DR 25 Algebra Support (1.5,3 units)
Recommended preparation: MATH 15 or eligibility for MATH 50
Note: Pass/No Pass grading only;  Non-degree Applicable
Provides personalized instruction in basic study management techniques for the support of students with disabilities in mainstream classes. The course will help students with disabilities to develop specialized study techniques and interpersonal skills needed for success in mainstream classes.

DR 26 Composition Skills and Strategies for the Intermediate Writer (3 units)
Recommended preparation: ENG 10 or eligibility for ENG 50
Non-degree Applicable
This class is designed to help students with disabilities improve their intermediate composition skills through methods and strategies specific to their disabilities.

DR 40 Adapted Computer Skills (3 units)
Non-degree Applicable
Provides computer training using specialized software and hardware adaptations to assist students with disabilities to develop skills in word processing and Internet research.

DR 41 Advanced Adapted Computers for Students with Disabilities (3 units)
Recommended preparation: DR 40
Non-degree Applicable
Provides training in more advanced software for students with disabilities by using their prescribed access technology.

DR 43.1 Software for Students with Vision Loss I (3 units)
Recommended Preparation: Keyboarding skills with a minimum of 15 words per minute
Non-degree Applicable
Provides training using specialized software and hardware adaptations to assist students with blindness/low vision to develop computer skills.

DR 43.2 Software for Students with Vision Loss II (3 units)
Recommended Preparation: Keyboarding skills with a minimum of 15 words per minute along with prior experience with a screen reading or magnification application
Non-degree Applicable
Provides training using specialized software and hardware adaptations in combination with Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, and other academic applications.

 DR 44 Study Skills with Technology (0.5 units)
Improve study skills through the use of software and other assistive technologies

DR 45L Adapted Computer Laboratory (1 unit)
Note: Pass/No Pass grading only
Non-degree Applicable
Provides supervised hands on opportunities to acquire and reinforce skills on computer equipment adapted for students with disabilities.

DR 47 Topics in Disability Resource (.5-3 units)
Units awarded in topics courses are dependent upon the number of hours required of the student. Any combination of lecture and/or laboratory may be scheduled by the department. Refer to Class Schedule.
Non-degree Applicable
Topics in disability resource. See Class Schedule for specific topic offered. Course title will designate subject covered.

Disability Education (N DSAB) (non credit) Contact the Disability Resource Center at (760) 744-1150, ext. 2375 or the Occupational and Noncredit Programs Department at (760) 744-1150, ext. 2284 for further information and registration procedures.

N DSAB 501 Independent Living Skills
This course will provide independent living skills for the developmentally delayed, the adult acquired brain injury population, and the adventitiously blind population and stresses the practical application of basic skills and their use in daily life situations. Certain aspects of the course may be adapted to meet the specific needs of the student population being taught.

KINE 182 Adaptive Weight Training (1 unit)
Transfer acceptability: CSU; UC
Resistance activities designed to meet specific needs of the student with a disability. Development and maintenance of a level of strength, flexibility, and cardiovascular endurance in order to facilitate independence of movement and rehabilitation of specific muscle groups.

KINE 183 Adaptive Skiing (1, 1.5 units)
Transfer acceptability: CSU; UC
Snow skiing using adapted equipment where appropriate. Field trip to ski area required. Expenses, except for transportation, to be borne by student.

KINE 184 Adaptive Body Conditioning (1 unit)
Transfer acceptability: CSU; UC
Training to increase endurance, flexibility, and strength. Emphasis on individual fitness profile.

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Last modified on August 28, 2017