This is a Career Development Center program designed to help students with disabilities meet the challenges of career planning and job placement. A student with a visual, hearing or speech impairment, a learning disability or limited mobility can learn strategies in this program that will help build bridges to meaningful employment. For information about Careers and Disabilities, call (562) 985-8468.
Disabled Student Services (DSS) provides services for students including registration assistance, academic advising, exam accommodations, and parking assistance. DSS programs include the High Tech Center, which provides computer support services and alternative media requests; Hearing Impaired Support Services, which provides sign language interpreting and real time captioning; and the Stephen Benson Learning Disabilities Program, which provides psychoeducational assessment and disability management counseling. DSS consults with Department of Rehabilitation clients through the WorkAbility IV Program. Other services include writing support, special admission assistance, and the campus organization for students with Autism or Aspergers, LIFE (Learning Independence for Empowerment), which provides support to students who need assistance socially navigating the campus, work environment, or personal life for a more independent and successful experience. For more information, call (562) 985-5401, visit www.csulb.edu/dss or go to Brotman Hall, Room 270.