Disability Resource Center - News & Events

 
CLOCKWORK is here! For Students & Instructors
 
A New DRC Accommodations Application
April 01, 2015 - December 31, 2015
 

 

Clockwork Student & Instructor Portlet

Clockwork provides online access for students to schedule accommodated quizzes/exams, schedule appointments with Disability Services staff members and view disability accommodation letters online. Clockwork allows instructors to verify quiz/exam information, accommodations and upload testing materials.

To access Clockwork:

  • Log into https://myportal.fhda.edu
  • Click under "Student" or "Faculty” tab
  • Scroll to bottom for "Clockwork Student or Instructor Portlet”
  • Click on "Clockwork Foothill Disability Svcs " under Student Login or Instructor Login

For more information, or to schedule a department/division demo, please contact Teresa Ong at ongteresa@foothill.edu or 650.949.7549. 

Phone us at: 650.949.7549
eMail us at: ongteresa@foothill.edu


The Transition to Work Program (TTW) Now Accepting Applications for 2015-2016
March 23, 2015 - July 17, 2015
 

What is Transition to Work Program?

The Transition to Work Program (TTW) is a 12-month vocational program designed for people with disabilities who can function independently on a college campus but may not have the ability to succeed in a traditional college classroom. All TTW classes are taught by Foothill College faculty.

1. Visit the TTW Program.

Please contact Julie Brown at (650) 949-7103 or via email at brownjulie@fhda.edu to schedule a tour and information session. Tours and information sessions are typically held on Mondays and Wednesdays in January, February and March, from 2:00-3:00 pm.

  • April 13, 2015
  • April 15, 2015
  • April 20, 2015
  • April 22, 2015

2. Screening: Interview and Assessment

Once you have visited the program, the student and family may schedule a screening for your student(s). The screening consists of 3 components:

  • Student assessment: multiple choice vocabulary test, short question and answer (30 minutes)
  • Student interview: student meets with TTW faculty (15 minutes)
  • Parent/caretaker interview: parent/caretaker meet with the Dean of Disability Resource Center (15 minutes)

Screening appointments will take place on the following dates:

  • April 25, 2015

You may sign up for a screening appointment at this website: http://goo.gl/Y1G2Pw

Admission citeria at http://www.foothill.edu/drc/ttwcriteria.php

 

Phone us at: (650) 949-7017
eMail us at: drc@fhda.edu
Click here for more information.


“Fridays SRC Wellness Group Session”
 
Sponsored by the DRC
February 20, 2015 - May 20, 2016
Starts Fridays from 12noon-1pm
Building 5400, Room 5425
 

We would like to invite everyone including students to our newly “Fridays Wellness Group Session in SRC” led by virtual or real volunteers. Here are the details:

  • Who is invited? Everyone
  • What do I bring? yoga mat, friend, etc
  • What do I wear? Anything comfortable
  • What time? 12-1pm, or any part of this time even if it is for 10 minutes
  • What will we be doing or what should I expect? Yoga, meditation, quiet time, the room will be available for various activities etc.
  • Is there a fee? No, just your time.
  • How do I get started? Just show up on Fridays in Room 5425 anytime between 12noon-1pm and join us

~Wellness Team

 



TTW Garden Project - February 21, 2015
February 21, 2015
 

We will be doing our annual TTW planting, weeding and helping in the newly refurbished TTW garden on Saturday, Feb 21st. Here are the details:

  • What are we doing and why so soon? We hope to plant flowers, vegetables, etc. ready for the Spring time. This way the TTW team can offer lovely assorted flower arrangements soon too
  • Location: Foothill TTW Garden behind the KCI building
  • Time: 9am-1pm
  • What to wear? Comfortable, durable & layers in case it is cold
  • Who is invited? Family, friends, students, everyone!!!!!
  • Do I need equipment? We have extra gloves and equipment but we highly encouraged everyone to bring your own
  • How can I help? If gardening is not your thing but you would like to be involved you can bring food items, water, extra smiles, etc.

Please forward to other folks that may be interested. Any immediate questions let me know. Thank you and see you all soon.



Fundamentals of Attention Deficit Disorders: April 9 - June 12, 2015 @5:30pm-7:20pm
 
4 Units, CRN#42216, SPED 065.01Y by Beatrix Cashmore, LMFT, FH DRC Counselor
April 09, 2015 - June 25, 2015
 

Presents: FUNDAMENTALS OF ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDERS

This is a 4.0 unit course designed to cover ADD & ADHD subtypes, symptoms, interventions and management techniques for classroom and home. Units are transferable and may be used for continuing education.

WHEN:    THURSDAY EVEN NGS, 5:30 - 7:20 P.M.,April 9 through June 25, 2015 (12 weeks)

WHERE:    Foothill College, Main Campus, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills, Room 3015

HOW:       Go to www.foothill.edu and register online: SPED065.01Y, CRN # 42216 ; or email cashmorebeatrix@ foothill.edu

WHO:    The instructor is Beatrix Cashmore, L.M.F.T., Foothill College Disability Counsefor . Based on the research and published works of Dr. Daniel G. Amen, Dr. Edward Hallowell, Dr. David E. Comings, Dr. Patricia 0. Quinn, Wendy Richardson, L.M.F.T., Kathleen Nadeau, PhD, Russell Barkley, PhD., and others.