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: email@example.com.
WE'RE SO EXCITED FOR THE FALL 2021 SEMESTER!
If you're interested in joining us, please fill out our application for the 2021-2022 school year here: DRCSA FALL 2021 APPLICATION
IF YOU'D LIKE TO JOIN US FOR OUR GENERAL MEETINGS, WE CURRENTLY MEET EVERY FRIDAY AT 2PM OVER ZOOM:
Click on the link below to join our meetings!
Meeting ID: 865 2237 3885
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Who can join?
Everyone is welcome! We're all-inclusive. Whether you identify as disabled or not, you're welcome to come out to our meetings and join us. You don't need to be registered to the DRC either.
Click here to download flyer as pdf.
2021 to 2022 Leadership
Interim President - Bella Zhang
Interim Vice President - Monica Madriz
Interim Secretary - Monica Madriz
Interim Treasurer - Diana Castro
Interim ICC Liasion - Bella Zhang
Interim Marketing Diector - Chloe Kim
DRCSA Spring 2021 Archive
Spring 2021 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:
- 9am: https://smccd.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_J8mZZ0UERiCrb-2YZd7iqA
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
TBA: Transfer Workshop to Private Universities
- link to be announced
April 22nd, 2021; 1pm to 2:30pm:
Meeting ID: 829 3974 4243
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.
- DRCSA Information
- Definition of Accessibility
- What makes accommodations reasonable
- When accommodations are not reasonable
- Review of disability laws
- Students talk about their personal experiences regarding accommodations:
- Talking to students about their accommodations
- Importance of privacy
- Importance of Universal Design
- 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