DS Experience Workshops-Schedule Posted for Spring 2017

4 students sitting around a table in a study session

Students, you’re invited to join Disability Services in a series of workshops to help you with academic success! Our Learning Coach Intern, Dawn Long, will be facilitating the workshops and guest speakers will present a different topic every week. Students who are registered with Disability Services are welcome to attend. Even if you can’t stay for the full 2 hours, that’s OK! Come any time during the 1-3pm time slot.

Here is the workshop presentation schedule:

March 29: Time Management
Presenter: TBD

April 5: Campus Support Services
Presenter: ACA, Library

April 12: Health & Wellness
Presenter: Nykke Ford

April 19: Self-Advocacy
Presenter: Danielle Dosunmu

April 26: Campus Resources
Presenter: Single Stop, Family Resource Center

May 3: Awards
Presenter: Disability Services staff

Please RSVP and email Dawn Long if you are interested in attending!

Students-join us for the DS Experience Workshop on March 22nd!

4 students sitting around a table in a study session

DS Experience Workshop
Wednesday, March 22nd
1-3pm
Central Campus
Terrell Building, room 500

Students, you’re invited to join Disability Services in a workshop to help you with academic success! Our Learning Coach Intern, Dawn Long, will be facilitating the workshop. Students who are registered with Disability Services are welcome to attend.

Please RSVP and email Dawn if you are interested in attending! Hope to see you there!

ADA Scenarios Presentation for Staff and Faculty

DISABILITY SERVICES PRESENTS

ADA SCENARIOS:

HELPING STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES EXPLORE SOLUTIONS TO OVERCOME BARRIERS

Disability Counselor talking with a student who is using a wheel chair

 

Staff and faculty, please join us for an experiential learning opportunity! Presenters will highlight various disability cases and discuss the outcomes of each. Upon completion learners will increase their knowledge and level of comfort when responding to students with disabilities.

Sign up in Learner Web now to attend for PD credit!

Central Campus               February 9th from 1-2:30pm

Harper Campus                February 21st from 1-2:30pm

Harris Campus                  March 30th from 1-2:30pm

 

College Diabetes Network is starting a group this fall at CPCC

The College Diabetes Network (CDN) is coming to CPCC! CDN’s mission is to empower and improve the lives of students living with Type 1 Diabetes through peer support and access to information and resources. CDS’s vision is to create a college community, which will enable students with diabetes to thrive in all of their personal, healthcare, and scholastic accomplishments. A group will soon be meeting at Levine and Central campuses. 

Please call 704-800-5755 or
email cpcc@collegediabetesnetwork.org for more information.

www.collegediabetesnetwork.org

Disability Services Information Session, July 20th. RSVP today!

Disability Services Information Session
July 20th from 1-4pm
Central Campus, Zeiss building, room 1106
(formerly the Elizabeth building)

We are proud to announce that this summer we will be hosting a Disability Services Information Session for both students and parents to learn more about Disability Services at CPCC. This session is aimed at preparing students who are enrolling in the fall semester to help them learn how to request accommodations at CPCC and how to be a successful student at CPCC. Parents are also welcome to attend to learn how they can support their student as they transition into college. By attending you will:

  • Prepare yourself for fall semester
  • Learn the differences between high school and college
  • Learn how to request accommodations in college
  • Learn tips on how to be a successful college student

Interested in attending? Click the link below to RSVP now on our website!
https://www.cpcc.edu/disabilities/trainingsandevents/events

Student Success Workshop Series Spring 2016

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.

 

For questions about upcoming events, contact Angela Bullock at Angela.Bullock@cpcc.edu or 704-330-6381.

 

Peer Academic Support Lunch Bunch

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

Questions? Contact:

Dana Pianowski -The Center for Military Families & Veterans 704-330-2722 x3459
Nora Jones – Disability Services 704-330-2722 x3460

ASD Support Group Starting February 5th

ASD Support Group

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.

Topics:

  • 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

Refreshments provided and we will play games!

For more information or to join please contact:
Tashana Kirby-Williams at 704-330-6621 ext. 3475 or Tashana.kirbywilliams@cpcc.edu

Upcoming Student Resource Day Events for Spring 2016. Look for Disability Services!

It’s the start of a new semester! And CPCC Student Life is hosting Student Resource Day at all the CPCC campuses to showcase Student Services and Student Life at the college. This is a great opportunity to learn what resources are available to students on campus and how to become more involved with the college! Here is the schedule of the Student Resource Day events at the CPCC campuses:

Tina Hardin at Levine Campus Student Resource Day

Harris Tuesday 1/19/16 11am-1pm, Harris 1 lobby

Central Wednesday 1/27/16 10am-1pm, Overcash 2nd floor

Levine Thursday 1/28/16 11:30am-1:30pm, Levine campus

Harper Tuesday 2/2/16 11:30am-1pm, Student lounge

Merancas Thursday 2/4/16 11am-1pm, Claytor building

Cato Wednesday 2/10/16 10am-12pm, Cato I Atrium

Look for the Disability Services information table at these events to learn more about our services! Can’t make it to an event? Check out our website, call, or come visit! Visit our Contact Us page for more information.

Need your accommodations for spring 2016 classes? Contact your Disability Counselor as soon as you are registered!

It is open enrollment for the spring 2016 semester and it is time to register! Check your CPCC student account online to find out your registration date and register as soon as possible.

If you are registered with Disability Services for accommodations, contact your Disability Counselor as soon as you are registered for classes. Students who are registered with Disability Services should follow the Steps for Students Who Have a Disability Counselor on our website. We can complete your accommodation forms before the new semester starts. Get ahead of the game by getting your forms done early! Contact your Disability Counselor today!

If you are a student who would like to make your first request for academic accommodations at CPCC, please follow our process and procedures to request accommodations that is posted on our website or visit us on campus. We have two main office locations at the Central and Levine campuses, but we can meet with students at any of the satellite campuses. New requests can be submitted at any time. Please contact us if you have any questions or visit our website for more information:

www.cpcc.edu/disabilities

Good luck as you finish the fall semester! We look forward to working with in spring 2016!