How can LAP help me?

Services and Technology

The Learning Assistance Program (LAP) primary function is to provide educational support through reasonable accommodations, instruction, assessment, counseling, and advocacy to students with disabilities who are enrolled in the district’s credit courses.

The types of services provided include:

Academic counseling

- Disability related counseling to determine appropriate accommodations
- Liaison with campus faculty and staff
- Liaison and referral services with community resources
- Individual and group orientations to LAP services
- Registration instruction and assistance
- Priority registration

Learning Disabilities Services 

- Diagnostic testing for learning disabilities
- Determination of appropriate accommodations for a learning disability
- Liaison with campus faculty and staff 

Instructional Strategies and Study Skill Training

- Time management strategies
- Textbook reading strategies
- Writing strategies
- Note taking strategies
- Study strategies
- Test taking strategies
- Memory strategies
- Computer strategies
- Study Skills Course-LS 101

Use of Computer Lab

- Basic Computer training
Assistive technology training 
- Special equipment loan
- Computer course-LS 312

Services for students who are deaf or hard of hearing

- Captioning service
- Sign language interpreting service
- TTD access
- Reader/Writer service
- Note taking service

Other services

- Test taking facility for extended test time
- Taped textbooks
- E-text versions of textbooks
- Equipment loan
- Transportation Services
- Adaptive parking
- Motorized scooter loan for on campus transportation

 

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Last Modified Jun 30, 2017