DRCSA

DRCSA stands for the Disability Resource Center Student Ambassador initiative, which is a new student lead college club that is here to support students with disabilities, and educating faculty and staff on how to better support students who require academic accommodations.  We encourage anyone who believes in our mission to end the stigma of disabilities to join us!  Email us anytime at:  candrcsa@my.smccd.edu.

 

DRCSA Flyer

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Are you looking for leadership experience? Volunteer hours? Resume building?

Join DRCSA & be a part of our amazing team!

Our mission is to provide academic, professional, and personal support to Cañada's disabled students and others who are a part of the DRC.

Join our Weekly Zoom Meetings every Friday @ 12PM-1PM

ZOOM LINK: https://smccd-hipaa.zoom.us/j/88343817536?pwd=N01kUHY1STBXM2JCL2NObVA3MXlTQT09

Meeting ID: 883 4381 7536
Passcode: 500098

Check out our WEBSITE at https://sites.google.com/my.smccd.edu/drsca-rwc/home?authuser=0  

EMAIL us at candrcsa@my.smccd.edu.

For disability-related accommodations, please EMAIL canvpss@smccd.edu or CALL (650) 306-3234.

 

Meet the Team

Anastasia Lubarsky
  • Miriam Alegre
  • Jeison Velasquez
  • Miriam Alegre
Bella Zhang 
Millie Trin

 

 

Come Meet Us at our Zoom Meetings!  No RSVP Required. 

 

 

Ambassadors and Members meets every Friday this semester from 12pm to 1pm:   [CANCELLED 5/14/2021]

    • click HERE to join the Ambassador/member meetings 
      • If you have any technical difficulties, please log into zoom.us and copy and paste:
        • Meeting ID: 883 4381 7536 and Passcode: 500098
      • You can also call into our zoom meeting by dialing: 1 669 900 6833  and then input:
        • Meeting ID: 883 4381 7536 and Passcode: 500098

 

 

Our Upcoming Events

April 13th - 1pm: Services provided by DRCSA to Support Disabled Students at Canada College (for Wellness Fair)

April 14th - 9am and 5pm: DRC orientation for incoming high school students:

April 15th - 4pm: DRCSA presents "What is an Accommodation?"

April 22 - 5pm:  Wellness Presentation for Working Adults (CWA)

May 6th - 6pm to 8pm:  DRCSA will represent the DRC and Wellness Center on the student panel 

May 14th (time TBA):  DRCSA presents Mental Health during COVID 19 for students with disabilities

Join Zoom Link:
 
Meeting ID: 816 3618 1604
Passcode:335844
 

TBA: Transfer Workshop to Private Universities

  • link to be announced

April 22nd, 2021; 1pm to 2:30pm: 

Zoom link:

https://smccd-hipaa.zoom.us/j/82939744243?pwd=dXliSHEzUG8yNnAzd0pHNU40ZWt6UT09

Meeting ID: 829 3974 4243

Passcode: 216396

 

Title:  Faculty and Staff Support for Disability Laws and Non-Discrimination: Guidance for Professional Practices.

Description:  DRCSA (Disability Resource Center Student Ambassador) Initiative will host this workshop that will review the importance of following disability laws and the principle of non-discrimination toward students with disabilities on our campus.  Cañada students will also be sharing their expertise and advice with faculty, so that faculty can use this information to guide their professional practices in their classrooms.

Agenda: 

  1. Introductions
  2. DRCSA Information
  3. Definition of Accessibility
  4. What makes accommodations reasonable
  5. When accommodations are not reasonable
  6. Review of disability laws 
  7. Students talk about their personal experiences regarding accommodations:
    • Talking to students about their accommodations
    • Importance of privacy 
    • Importance of Universal Design
  8. Open discussion

 

 

Check Out Some Videos of Our Work

BASS 2021: Leo

Produced and Directed by Anastasia Lubarsky & Tariq Avila

This short film was nominated for Best Bay Area Student Short Film!  

Here's the link to view short film: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZqI_FzmC3Ko

What are Accommodations?"

This is a workshop that is scheduled for April 15th. 

Video will be posted shortly afterwards