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Disabled Students Programs & Services

Disabled Students Programs & Services (DSP&S) is designed to provide specialized services and accommodations that assist students with documented disabilities to reach their maximum potential while achieving their educational goals. DSP&S staff interact with all areas of the campus to eliminate physical, academic and attitudinal barriers.




Contact us:

Madera Community College
and Oakhurst Campus

Phone: (559) 675-4864

Email: mcdsps1@scccd.edu

Apply to Madera Community College Center.

  1. Complete the college Online Orientation.
  2. Complete a Madera Community College Center Assessment for reading, writing, and math placement. Students who have taken classes at other colleges are encouraged to meet with a DSP&S Counselor to discuss placement prior to taking the assessment test.
  3. Contact DSP&S to schedule an intake appointment. During this appointment the student and DSP&S counselor will complete the necessary paperwork, review disability documentation, discuss disability related educational limitations and the services/accommodations to address the identified needs.
    • Please bring the following information to the intake appointment:
      • Disability Documentation (i.e. IEP, Psychological Assessment Report, 504 Plan, completed DSP&S disability verification form, etc.)
      • Academic Transcripts (i.e. high school/other college transcripts)
      • Any other additional academic/disability paperwork that would enable DSP&S to appropriately serve the applicant.

DSP&S Offers students with disabilities the opportunity to participate in a variety of programs and services to assist them in pursuing their academic, vocational, and personal goals.

For more information visit the following links:

Accommodations for Employees Requests for disability related accommodations for employees should be directed to the his/her immediate supervisor. The Disabled Students Program and Services facilitates accommodations to current SCCCD students only.

DSPS Counselors

Traci Menz

Traci MenzDSP&S Counselor/Coordinator


(559) 675-4864

Karen Dhillon

Karen DhillonDSP&S Counselor


(559) 675-4115

Mao Lee

Mao LeeDSP&S Counselor


(559) 675-4038

Our Staff

Pa Thao

Pa ThaoProgram Specialist


(559) 675-4812

Garret Gonzalez

Garret GonzalezSenior Sign Language Interpreter


April Bitter

April BitterLearning Disability Specialist


Adriana Carrasco

Adriana CarrascoInstructional Assistant


Alyssa Morales

Alyssa MoralesStudent Aide

Beatriz Cortez

Beatriz Cortez-BerdejoStudent Aide

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