Disability Services Events
Engage with Disability Services
There are a variety of opportunities throughout the year in which Disability Services connects with students, staff, and faculty across the district. We offer resources, training, and support.
Students who are just getting started with Disability Services will need to attend an information session.
Technical Assistance for Students Making Accommodation Requests
- Southeast - 1pm to 4pm on Tuesdays and Wednesdays
- Sylvania - 1pm to 4pm on Mondays and Thursdays
- Rock Creek - 9am to Noon on Mondays and Thursdays
- Cascade - 9am to Noon on Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Disability Services is happy to attend department or division meetings, or to work individually faculty. Please also see our page devoted to helping faculty acclimate to the online accommodation system
Teaching and Learning Center Sessions 2013-2014
We will be offering sessions at each campus on a variety of topics through the year. Note that we will have a Collaborate session open for faculty or staff who want to participate from their desk. The time for each event is 4pm.
- January 7 via Collaborate - Accommodation and Equal Access
- February 5 at SY – Testing Accommodation
- March 4 at CA - Testing Accommodation
- April 2 at RC – Accommodation and Equal Access
- May 13 at SE Testing Accommodation
Access To Technology - Brown Bag Series
Offered through the Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) and hosted by PCC Disability Services. Each event occurs from Noon to 1:30 at the Sylvania campus in room CC 260.
February 4, 2014 - Access Technologies, An Overview for Sensory Disabilities
This session will describe commonly-used access technology types such as screen readers, magnifiers, and others that serve users with sensory disabilities.
February 11, 2014 - Access Technologies, An Overview for Processing Disabilities
This session will describe commonly-used access technology types such as text-to-speech utilities, reading/writing systems, and others that serve users with processing disabilities.
February 25, 2014 - Technology Accessibility Policy
Based on recent federal clarifications in institutional responsibilities, this panel presentation will offer suggestions and strategies for improving technology access at your college or university.
March 4, 2014 - Captioning Decision-making Process
So you need to start captioning videos at your institution, or you want to improve on your current system? This session will help you through the decision-making process to come to a solution that works for you.
EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up for Technology Sessions!
This session explores a variety of tools and Techniques that are available for use through PCC. This session may be required for students borrowing equipment from Disability Services, but is also open to staff and faculty and the general student population who are interested in how these technologies work.
Individual and Group Sessions available Winter 2014:
- Read and Write Gold - Jan. 3 from 2:00-3:00 PM in HT113B
- Livescribe - Jan. 3 from 3:00-3:30 in HT113B
- Read and Write Gold - Jan 7 from 10:00-11:00 in LIB 225
- Livescribe - Jan 7 from 11:00-11:30 in LIB 227
- Read and Write Gold - Jan. 3 from 10:30-11:30 in SSB 320
- Livescribe - Jan. 3 from 11:30-12:00 in SSB 320
- Read and Write Gold - Jan. 10 from 1:00-2:00 in SSB 320
- Livescribe - Jan. 10 from 2:00-2:30 in SSB 320
- RWG - Jan. 8, 3:00-4:00 PM, Tabor 111
- Livescribe - Jan 8, 4:00-4:30, Tabor 111
- RWG - Jan 2, 1:00-2:00 PM, Building 9 Room 107
- Livescribe - Jan 7, 2:00-2:30, Building 9 Room 107
- RWG - Jan 10, 10:00-11:00 AM, Building 9 Room 107
- Livescribe - Jan 10, 11:00-11:30, Building 9 Room 107
Other appointment times are also available upon request.
Participants can learn more about:
- Read and Write Gold - which supports literacy through mutimodal content delivery and other learning tools.
- Voice Recognition - built into some operating systems, and allows individuals to dictate rather than type.
- Magnification - built into operating systems, but also available through other software and hardware options.
- Livescribe - produces multimedia notes, is sold in our bookstore, and is featured in a Disability Services Universal Design Pilot project.