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Disabled Students Programs & Services



Welcome to DSPS

The Financial Aid office is moving


DSPS is Moving!

DSPS will be relocating to our New Student Services Center (SS3 Lower Level- Room 321) on Wednesday, December 18th . We will reopen at our new location in on Thursday, December 19th.


Los Medanos College’s Disabled Students Programs & Services program provides specialized classes and support services to students with disabilities to allow them to fully participate in and benefit from courses at the college. Classes include reading, writing, spelling, arithmetic and computer skills. Services and accommodations include, but are not limited to, priority registration, alternative testing, adaptive computer technology, sign language interpreters, textbooks recorded onto a audio file and Braille.

Apply for DSPS services


DSPS Testing Center

The DSPS Testing Center is now making final exams appointments until Dec 5, 2014. Please make all your testing and final exams appointments well in advance. Remember, without a testing appointment, you cannot take a test in the DSPS Testing Center.


General Office Information

Phone: (925) 473-7471

Fall Office Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


New DSPS phone numbers

Los Medanos College has new phone numbers. When contacting the DSPS department, please use the new phone numbers listed below.


Sylvia Benzler
Administrative Assistant
(925) 473-7471

Jennifer Garcia
Instructional Assistant
(925) 473-7472


James Kolthoff
Alternate Media Specialist/High Tech Specialist
(925) 473-7364


Ginny Richards
DSP&S Program Coordinator and Learning Specialist
(925) 473-7470


Stephanie Foley
DSP&S Counselor at the Pittsburg Campus
(925) 473-7474