Disability Services

Lone Star College – North Harris, Houston, TX
Disability Counselor 2003 – 2008
Provided counseling services to students with disabilities, including reviewing documentation to determine appropriate services, arranging provision of services and academic advising.

Lone Star College –North Harris, Houston, TX
PEPNet/PEC Outreach Specialist 2003 – 2006
Served as an information resource for the state of Texas on providing services to individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing after high school. Conducted trainings and workshops, developed informational materials, disseminated information via mail, email, phone and in person. Provided trainings at regional and international conferences.

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Service Center, Fresno, CA
Community Interpreter 2000-2002
Interpreted between hearing and deaf consumers in a variety of settings, including job trainings, meetings, classrooms, and medical situations.

California State University, Fresno, CA
Disability Management Specialist 1999-2002
Determined and arranged provision of academic accommodations to students with disabilities, primarily those with vision or hearing loss. Reviewed documentation to determine appropriate services; counseled and advised; hired, scheduled and supervised sign language interpreters, real time captionists, note takers, and other service providers. Provided training and workshops to staff, students, and the community. Helped develop the web accessibility policy for the university.

Lexington Community College, Lexington, KY
Assistant Coordinator of Disability Support Services 1996-1999
Ensured provision of academic accommodations to students with disabilities. Hired, trained and supervised note takers, scribes, and tutors; coordinated testing and in-class accommodations; counseled and advised.

Community Action Council, Lexington, KY
Mental Health and Disabilities Coordinator 1995-1996
Assured provision of special services to approximately 65 Head Start children with disabilities. Provided information, training, and support to parents and staff. Collaborated with local education agencies and service providers. Developed and managed Disabilities/Mental Health budget.

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