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.

Jump to Faculty Sessions or Adaptive Technology Exploration (Livescribe, Read and Write Gold, etc)

Students who are just getting started with Disability Services will need to attend an information session.

Technical Assistance Drop-In Hours for Students - First Two Weeks of Term

Students can get help making online reqeusts for accommodation, downloading alt formats, scheduling exams, and more. Just check in with the Disability Services office to make use of these drop-in hours

  • Rock Creek - Mondays and Thursdays from 9am to Noon
  • Sylvania - Mondays and Thursdays from 1pm to 4pm
  • Cascade - Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9am to Noon
  • Southeast - Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 1pm to 4pm

Information for Faculty

Disability Services is happy to attend department or division meetings, or to work individually with faculty. Please also see our page devoted to helping faculty acclimate to the online accommodation system

EMAIL disability.services@pcc.edu to sign up for Technology Sessions!

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Technical Assistance and Adaptive Technology Exploration

These sessions explore 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.

Check in with the Disability Services Office Assistants at any campus to verify availability on any particular date.
General availability is listed below.

  • 10-5 Monday at Cascade
  • 10-5 Tuesday Rock Creek
  • 10-5 Wednesday at Southeast
  • 10-5 Thursday Sylvania
  • 10-5 Friday at Cascade

Additional appointment times are also available upon request.
For questions about technical assistance and technology exploration contact DS Accessibility Specialist Phyllis Petteys.

Participants can learn more about:
  • Read and Write Gold - which supports literacy through multimodal 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.
  • Using the Accommodation management system to make or monitor requests

See our listing of past events