How Can LAP Help Me?

The Learning Assistance Program (LAP) primary function is to provide educational support through necessary 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 and Disability 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
- Occupational and vocational counseling

- A link to four year university disability services

Learning Disability Assessment and Services 

- Diagnostic testing for learning disabilities
- Determination of appropriate accommodations for a learning disability
- Liaison with campus faculty and staff 
- Academic advisement
- Priority registration
- Access to assistive technology and training
- Extended time for tests
- Extra hours with tutors
- Study skills and learning straight by instruction
- Note taking assistance

Learning 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
- LS 101-Success in College course

Adaptive Technology Training and Computer Lab

- Access to computers with assistive technology
- Basic college computer skills training
- Assistive technology training 
- Assistive technology website
- Equipment training and loan
- LS 312-Adaptive Computer Skills course

Services for students who are deaf or hard of hearing

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

LAP Courses

-LS 101 Success in College 
-LS 312 Adaptive Computer Skills 

Other services

- Test taking facility for extended test time
- Alternative media including e-text, large print and Braille
- Assistive equipment loan
- Transportation services
- Adaptive parking
- Motorized scooter loan for on campus transportation




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Last Modified Jul 10, 2018