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Additional Support for Adaptive Devices with Technology for Students with Disabilities & Increase Staff Support for DSS

 Increase staffing and services for disability resources. Fund a student access and accommodation system that will reduce litigation due to University non‐ compliance/non‐action.

2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19
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Progress and Accomplishments

DSS Lab & SoftwareDSS lab and software DSS lab and software

2018-2019 Q1 Report

Description Highlights Facilities Staff Budget Allocation Expenses Balance

DSS anticipates a growth rate of 15-20% annually for students connecting with DSS and requesting services, which has been the trend since 2014. 

Approximately 420 students connected with DSS graduate each year.   

During the 2017-18 acaemic year,  1512 students were registered with DSS and connected with services and support. At the beginning of 2018-19, DSS has over 1555 students connected, with more registering weekly. As of the end of Q1, DSS has 1631 students connected and receiving services and support. 


SSI funds will continue to cover the salary/benefits of a full time Disability Management Specialist who will have a case load of approximately 450 students for the academic year.  The Disability Management Specialists provide critical support within DSS to ensure the civil rights of students with disabilities at CSUF by providing reasonable accommodations, referrals to on and off campus resources, disability management, workshops, groups, advocacy support, time management and organizations skills.