Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSP&S)

Learning Disabilities

 The Four Step Intake Process for DSPS

 1.  Apply to Napa Valley College (NVC). Student filling out an application for admission
Go to NVC webpage and CLICK on "Apply to NVC online
Complete application form for admission. 

2. Make an appointment with Learning Services.     DSPS student calling for services
Make an appointment to verify your learning disability with Learning Services in the Library and Learning Resource Center (LLRC), building 1700, room 1766, or by calling 256-7442.  Be sure to bring past IEPs or testing documents from other community colleges or private professionals that verify your learning disability.  The NVC Learning Disability Specialist will determine next steps for each individual.   

3.  Take the English and math assessment.   Student taking the Math placement test
English and math assessment tests are given at the NVC Testing and Tutoring Center located on the top floor of the Library and Learning Resource Center, room 1764.   You can drop by and take the tests from 7:30 AM to 7 PM M-Th., Friday 8-12.  Bring identification.  Plan two hours for testing.  For more information, go to the Testing and Tutoring Center website.


 4.  Meet with DSPS Counselor, Sheryl Fernandez.   Meeting with a DSPS counselor
The DSPS Counselor will help you  to determine classes and start an Education Plan.  Call 256-7220 to make an appointment.