The purpose of this Transition Guide is to inform high school seniors what to expect when they attend Orange Coast College.
|Right to an Education||Title V-Privilege, Not a Right|
|School District is responsible for identifying the learning or other type of disability.||Student is responsible for providing documentation that establishes verification of the learning barriers.|
DSPS may do an evaluation to determine the eligibility for the learning disabilities program.
|School District designs the Individual Educational Plan (IEP).||Student identifies his/her needs and establishes the Student Education Plan (SEP) in collaboration with DSPS Counselor.|
|School District ensures that the IEP is implemented.||Student is responsible for their own academic progress towards goals established in the SEP.|
|Teacher functions as an advocate.||Students must advocate for himself/herself.|
|Fundamental alterations to program of study are made.||Classroom Accommodations may not alter the fundamental nature of a course or impose any undue burden on an instructor/institution.|
|Personal services (e.g., personal aide) are provided.||Personal services are the students' responsibility.|
|Success is more of a right.||Only the opportunity to succeed is provided.|
|Transportation to and from school is provided.||Transportation to and from school is NOT provided.|