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West Valley Occupational Center Division of Adult and Career Education | Los Angeles Unified School District

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Disability Support Services

“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.”       -Francis of Assisi

Program Services   
  • Registration / Enrollment
  • Referrals to community agencies
  • Classroom accommodations
  • Enlargements and recorded course materials
  • Sign Language interpreters
  • Assistive Technology
Program Qualifications
To qualify for the program, students must request assistance and provide verification of their disability. Disabilities may include but are not limited to: physical disabilities, hearing impairments, and vision loss. Also served are students with learning and emotional disabilities, a history of substance abuse, and other disabling health conditions.
  • Individuals with an individualized education plan (IEP)
  • CA Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) clients
  • LA County Department of Mental Health (DMH) clients
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI) / Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) recipients
  • Los Angeles Unified Office of Transition Services students
Enrollment Process
  1. Stop by the DSS Office or CLICK HERE to add your name to the interest list
  2. Fill out DSS paperwork
  3. Create a DACE-SIS account - CLICK HERE
  4. Register for STEP/Orientation class (Reading and Math Assessments - 3 days total)
  5. Make an appointment with the DSS advisor 
Got questions? Contact Us
    office icon In Person 
    • Counseling Office - Room 102
    • Monday - Thursday 8:15AM to 4:00PM
    • Friday 8:15AM to 3:00PM
    telephone iconTelephone 
    • 818-346-3540
video phone icon for Deaf and Hard of HearingVideo Phone
               (for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing)
    • 747-208-5746
    email iconEmail