CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF 2016!! We in Disability Services are so proud of all of the graduates this year! We look forward to seeing you cross the stage at graduation. Enjoy the moment and celebrate this big accomplishment!
We are especially thrilled for our own staff in Disability Services who are graduating this year. We have 4 staff members who are graduating from various programs in Charlotte (pictured below):
Nora Jones, UNCC, Masters of Social Work
Alysia Leak, Pfeiffer University, Masters of Marriage and Family Therapy
Jennifer Menendez, CPCC, Associate of Arts
Gavora Jones, CPCC, Associate of Arts
Senior Administrative Clerk
Left to right: Nora Jones, Alysia Leak, Jennifer Menendez, Gavora Jones
We are so proud of their hard work and dedication to their education as well as their roles in our department. Please help us congratulate them as they move closer to graduating!
Hello students! Finals week is upon us! Disability Services wishes you the best of luck as you take your final exams! If you need to schedule any final exam testing in the Disability Services Testing Center (it must be an approved accommodation) please contact email@example.com to schedule an appointment as soon as possible!
Registration is now open for summer and fall 2016 semesters. If you are approved for accommodations, please contact your Disability Counselor as soon as you are registered. We can now print accommodation forms early so you will be prepared in advance for your classes. If you need to request your forms from your Disability Counselor, call or email them directly. Click here to go to our Contact Us page for contact information.
CPCC’s Early Childhood Education Club and Sensoria Present
Including Samuel An award-winning documentary by Dan Habib
Friday, April 8, 6:30PM, Harris Campus Auditorium 3210 CPCC Harris Campus Drive, Charlotte
(near Charlotte Douglas International Airport)
Free and open to the public. Refreshments available for purchase.
Including Samuel examines the educational and social inclusion of children with disabilities. The film is based on the Habib family’s efforts to include their son Samuel in all facets of their lives, a journey that transforms each of them. Including Samuel also features four other families with varied inclusion experiences, plus interviews with teachers, parents, students and disability rights experts.
Following the screening, Laurie Jachym, a Disability Counselor at CPCC, will lead a panel discussion of issues related to the film.
For more information, please contact Casey Day, President, CPCC Early Childhood Education Club, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Counseling Services at CPCC is offering 4 workshops to students to assist with academic success. Workshops are FREE! Here is the schedule:
MIND OVER MATH
Monday, March 21nd, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Central Campus, Elizabeth Classroom Building room 3118 Learn strategies to overcome test anxiety and math avoidance and make the most of your study time!
SIMPLE CHANGES BETTER LIVING! Wednesday, March 23rd, 11am-12pm
Central Campus, Elizabeth Classroom Building room 4119 Discover how a few simple adjustments can improve your life!
BREATHE & BALANCE: MANAGING STRESS & ANXIETY
Tuesday, April 12th, 11am-12pm
Central Campus, Elizabeth Classroom Building room 4119 Learn to cope with stress, become more aware of your thoughts, and manage stressful situations.
CONSENT IS SEXY Wednesday April 27th, 11am-12pm Central Campus, Elizabeth Classroom Building room 4119 A forum for women and men to discuss sex and relationships in ways that promote mutual understanding and respect.
Congratulations on completing the first half of the spring semester! Now it’s time to relax and regroup during spring break!
If you are taking a short session class after the break and need an accommodation form, please contact your Disability Counselor. We are available during spring break week during normal working hours, Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Please call or email your Disability Counselor in advance to request your forms.
If you have not received accommodations from Disability Services in the past and would like to make your first accommodation request at CPCC, please view our website to learn about the procedure for requesting accommodations.
On behalf of Disability Services, stay safe and enjoy the break!
When: Every Tuesday at 12-1pm, Starting January 26, 2016 Where: Central Campus, Terrell Room 300 Free lunch provided!
Areas to Explore
Improve focus Study Skills Resource Connections Organization & Life Balance Coping with Test Anxiety Learning Stress Management Techniques Dealing with Chronic pain while studying Tutoring Opportunities Build Peer Relationships Engage & Connect with other Students Increase Motivation
Dana Pianowski -The Center for Military Families & Veterans 704-330-2722 x3459 Nora Jones – Disability Services 704-330-2722 x3460
When: February 5th & 19th, March 4th & 18th, April 8th & 29th Time: 3:00-5:00pm Location: Overcash room 250
CPCC Disability Services is starting a support group for students diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The goal of this group is to give students the opportunity to explore and share what it means to be a college student with Autism.
The opportunity to share experiences with other students diagnosed with Autism
Learn about campus resources and how to access them
Have general conversation
Social skills training
Exploration of how to deal with the challenges of being a college student