Learning Skills Program (LSP)

Learning Outcomes

  • Analyze and critically evaluate functional limitations, select appropriate compensatory learning strategies, and evaluate use adaptive technologies appropriate for their individual remediation needs;
  • Communicate effectively with instructors, staff and fellow students using appropriate methods of technology and select appropriate learning and compensatory strategies;
  • Demonstrate personal responsibility, identify personal needs and goals, and select appropriate resources necessary to meet them; and
  • Practice active learning and demonstrate measurable progress of course level learning outcomes defined in their educational study plan.

The Learning Skills Program (LSP) is an academic and instructional support program that offers specialized classes and services to students with a prior history of learning disabilities or students who are experiencing significant difficulty in classes.

The LSP offers an assessment workshop designed to assess learning strengths and weaknesses, provide instruction in learning strategies, determine educational limitations, and develop an educational plan based on diagnostic assessment. Specialized classes and tutoring in mathematics, adaptive computer technology, reading, written and oral expression, and study skills teach compensatory strategies designed to help students maximize their success in college classes. LD services include test facilitation and proctoring, assisted computer technologies, specialized tutoring, and educational advisement. A Learning Disability Specialist is available on both the San Jacinto and Menifee Valley campuses. Students with a prior history of learning disabilities, or students who are experiencing extreme difficulty in classes may request LD assessment by contacting the LD Specialist or the Accommodation Service Center (ASC) office.