September 14, 2016

The New York Times Opinion

For the young man losing his sight, I am an ambassador from a distant land.

September 7, 2016

The New York Times Opinion

I did not choose to have “designer babies,” and I do not regret it.

September 6, 2016

Dear DSP Community,

Starting today, Tuesday, September 6th we will be holding an all-staff meeting Every First Tuesday of each month. On these days the office will open at 10am. Our regular office hours will otherwise continue to be from 9am-5pm.

DSP Staff

August 31, 2016

The New York Times Opinion

I’m just an athlete with a disability. Is that enough?

August 25, 2016

The New York Times Opinion

Readers share their experiences of disability, and how it’s affected their identity and their interactions with the world.

August 24, 2016

The New York Times Opinion

I can deal with people who stare at my appearance, but I sometimes need a place to hide.

August 19, 2016

The New York Times Opinion

Roughly one in five Americans lives with a disability. So where is our pride movement?

August 16, 2016

August 9, 2016

August 4, 2016

DRA.org

DRA’s Co-founder and Executive Director unexpectedly died on Thursday, July 28th, 2016.  To read more about Larry and his incredible work, click here. DRA’s Co-Founder and Supervising Attorney Sid Wolinsky will continue with Director of Litigation Mary-Lee Smith to lead the work of DRA.

July 21, 2016

Dear DSP Community,

The DSP office will be closed during the morning hours on Wednesday, August 3rd between 8am-1pm for an all-staff event. Our regular office hours will resume at 1:00pm and our drop-in hours will resume at their regular time between 1:30-4:30pm. We regret any inconvenience.

Best,

DSP Staff

June 30, 2016

The Department of Rehabilitation (DOR ) Counselor Nicole Green will be holding drop-in hours on Friday, July 1st  from 9:00am to 11:55am. This time is open to all WAIV participants and any students, staff or faculty who have questions about DOR.    

June 17, 2016

Dear DSP Community,


Berkeley Summer Sessions "C" will be starting on Monday, June 20th. Please be sure to get your Letters of Accommodations (LOAs) requests in as soon as possible to be sure that you accommodations are in place. Also, be sure to check the Berkeley Summer Sessions website for important deadlines.


Go Bears!

May 24, 2016

The Department of Rehabilitation (DOR ) Counselor Nicole Green will be holding drop-in hours on Friday, May 27th from 10:00am to 3pm. This time is open to all WAIV participants and any students who have questions about DOR.

April 26, 2016

Alternative Media Center will be temporarily moving to the Hearst Field Annex A location for the next year (May 2016-May 2017). The Alt. Media Lab will be closed Friday 4/29 and Monday 5/2 for the move and will reopen at the new location on Tuesday 5/3.

April 12, 2016

The Washington Post

The Obama administration plans to forgive $7.7 billion in federal student loans held by nearly 400,000 permanently disabled Americans.

Read the article here

March 10, 2016

Dear DSP Students, 

Tomorrow, March 11th 2016 DSP Specialists will be unavailable for drop-in appointments from 1-3PM to attend an in-service event. We are sorry for any inconvenience this causes. Regular drop-in hours will resume Monday, March 14th.

Please note: If you have an appointment scheduled to see a DSP Specialist tomorrow between 1-3PM, your appointment will continue as planned.

Best wishes,

DSP Staff

February 17, 2016

Hello DSP Students,

On Monday, March 14, 2016 DSP Specialists will be unavailable for afternoon appointments and drop-ins from 3-5PM. Please keep this in mind as you plan any visits to DSP. Drop-in and regularly scheduled appointments will continue on Tuesday 3/15/2016 at their regularly scheduled times. For information about drop-ins, please click here.

Best,

DSP Staff

February 11, 2016

Dear DSP Students,

Please be advised of an access interruption near Barrows Hall projected from 2/15/16 through 2/19/16 for telecommunications upgrades. The project map is below. The interruption will leave sidewalks open for foot traffic, but will disrupt parking and may cause disruptions or delays.

If you have any questions or feel that this interruption will interfere with your ability to easily get to class, please contact Ben Perez at berez@berkeley.edu.