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Directory of Services and Activities For Students, Staff, Faculty, Visitors and Others with Disabilities

ADA & 504 Compliance Office: This office (1) monitors and coordinates compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 which prohibit discrimination based on disability in University Activities; (2) offers guidance and evaluates efforts to provide access to campus facilities and programs; (3) develops procedures to identify and correct access deficiencies; (4) disseminates information regarding compliance-related issues and recommends appropriate remedial actions; (5) coordinates the implementation of the ADA Transition Plan; and (6) fields complaints alleging noncompliance with the ADA & Section 504. A239 Murphy Hall, (310) 825-1514 (voice), (310) 206-9228 (FAX). Website: www.ada.ucla.edu

Arthur Ashe Student Health & Wellness Center: A wide variety of medical services and referrals are provided to regularly enrolled students. Arthur Ashe Center, 221 Westwood Plaza. Appointments and Information: (310) 825-4073. Website: www.studenthealth.ucla.edu

Career Center: The Career Center provides a wide range of services, programs and resources designed to help students with disabilities make informed career decisions and compete successfully in the job market. The Career Center stresses the importance of beginning the career development process as early as possible and offers assistance to students with disabilities. Strathmore Center Building, 501 Westwood Plaza, (310) 206-1915. Website: www.career.ucla.edu

Committee on Disability (UCOD): The UCOD was established in 1982 as an advisory group by the Chancellor to create and maintain a more accessible campus environment. The UCOD is composed of student, faculty, staff, alumni, and community and ex-officio members. The Committee's charge is to analyze and identify problems, propose solutions, and make recommendations on matters of particular concern to persons with disabilities. For more information please contact the Assistant to the UCOD: Sylvia Hyde-Moguel, 2131 Murphy Hall, Phone:(310) 206-2400, Fax:(310) 267-1873, smoguel@saonet.ucla.edu Website: ucod.ucla.edu

Communications Technology Services (CTS): The CTS provides TTY service to deaf persons and others seeking UCLA campus and Center for Health Sciences (CHS) information. Pay TTY's are located at Ackerman Union 1st floor, Law Bldg 1st floor, Medical Center MDCC, Murphy Hall A-level, North Campus Student Center NE entrance, Pauley Pavilion exterior NE corner and Powell Library 1st floor. For more information please call CTS Customer Service, (310) 825-3775, cservice@cts.ucla.edu Website: www.cts.ucla.edu

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS): CAPS provides short term individual counseling, stress management, support groups and consultation to registered students of all ages and academic levels. They are located at John Wooden Center West, 221 Westwood Plaza, (310) 825-0768 (voice), 206-7366 (FAX). Website: http://www.counseling.ucla.edu

Disabled Student Union (DSU): The purpose of Disabled Student Union is to empower students with disabilities; increase the personal, social, and academic opportunities for students with disabilities; and develop resources to expand accessibility and awareness of disability-related issues throughout the campus community.

Disabilities and Computing Program (DCP): The DCP offers access to computers for independent and productive work for students, staff, and faculty with disabilities. The DCP offers state-of-the-art technology such as computers with voice synthesis, speech recognition, scanners, alternative keyboards and reading machines. 4909 Math Sciences Building, 206-7133 (voice), 206-5155 (TTY), 206-7025 (FAX). Website: www.dcp.ucla.edu

Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S): EH&S is concerned with maintaining a safe campus for students, faculty, staff and visitors. They conduct inspections for hazardous conditions, consult on safety matters and provide educational programs. EH&S is staffed by specialists in chemical, biological, radiation, and fire safety; and experts in industrial hygiene, asbestos abatement, emergency preparedness, and accident prevention. 4th floor, Strathmore Center Building, 501 Westwood Plaza, 825-5689(voice), 825-7076 (FAX), 206-7994 24-hour safety information hotline. Website: www.ehs.ucla.edu

Medical Center Deaf Services Program: The Deaf Services Program provides interpreters for patients at the Center for Health Sciences and Medical Plaza. For free interpreter services and medical appointment scheduling call, 825-7271 (voice), 825-7275 (TTY). Website: www.uclahealth.org/body.cfm?id=107

Medical Center Human Resources (MCHR): The MCHR specializes in vocational rehabilitation services for faculty and staff with disabilities. Services that are available include consultation and counseling in work site modification, job analysis, identification and assessment of assistive technological equipment/devices, and compliance with the reasonable accommodation provision of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Ste. 200, 924 Westwood Plaza, 794-0500 (voice) 206-5593 (TTY) 794-0530 (FAX).

Center for Accessible Education (CAE): The CAE is a campus resource providing educational support services and programmatic access to students with verifiable permanent and temporary disabilities. In addition, the CAE provides information to faculty about academic accommodations. Students can benefit from the Learning Disabilities Program, readers, notetakers, interpreters, priority enrollment, test-taking facilitation, adaptive aids, and on-campus transportation/parking assistance. A255 Murphy, 825-1501 (voice), 825-9656 (FAX). Website: www.cae.ucla.edu

Staff Affirmative Action Office (SAAO): The SAAO provides assistance to staff with disabilities in dealing with discrimination complaints. They investigate and mediate internal complaints, including those filed with state and/or federal agencies. The SAAO provides diversity-awareness training with a focus on disabilities and conducts self-identification surveys to determine the number of University employees with disabilities. 1103 Ueberroth, 825-0751 (voice) 825-2199 (FAX).

Staff and Faculty Counseling Center (SFCC): The SFCC provides short-term counseling and consultation for faculty and staff experiencing personal or work-related stress. SFCC helps resolve psychological difficulties, family conflicts, addiction problems, or workplace conflicts with supervisors, subordinates, or co-workers. Ste. 1130, 10920 Wilshire Blvd., 794-0245 (voice), 794-0251 (FAX).

University Extension Disabled Student Services: The UCLA Extension (UNEX) Disabled Student Services Office offers a variety of services for extension students with disabilities, including notetakers, readers, interpreters, enrollment assistance, exam proctoring and parking assistance. 214 UNEX Building, (310) 825-7851 (voice/TTY), access@uclaextension.edu. Website: https://www.uclaextension.edu/str/StudentswithDisabilities.aspx

Directory of Services and Activities For Students, Staff, Faculty, Visitors and Others with Disabilities 10/1/2012