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Disability Resource Center

DRC Counseling

Counseling Services

Counselors are here to support students with disabilities toward meeting their academic, career and personal goals. During the Summer quarter, counselors will be on a limited schedule. Counselors will be available during the following dates: 

June 28th, 2021- July 23rd, 2021 - Ana Maravilla

July 26th, 2021- August 20th, 2021 - Mimi Overton

August 23rd, 2021- September 17th, 2021- Mayra Palmerin-Aguilera

Disability Counseling

  • Develop individualized academic accommodation plan and services
  • Collaborate with DRC staff to provide resources and support to ensure academic success
  • Liaise with students, campus faculty and staff regarding student disabilites and accommodations

Academic Counseling

  • Explore majors, educational choices and set academic goals
  • Get up-to-date information on admissions and transfer requirements
  • Develop a Student Educational Plan (SEP) for certificate, graduation, and/or transfer
  • Address academic challenges and barriers
  • Get referrals to support services on campus

Career Counseling

  • Explore career options and paths
  • Learn about different career and college success courses
  • Use career search resources to weigh your options

Personal Counseling

  • Receive support in a safe, judgment-free space
  • Address personal issues affecting college success
  • Get referrals to on-campus and community resources as needed

How to Schedule Your Appointment

  1. Is this your first DRC appointment? Start by registering with us
  2. Already registered with DRC? Contact our friendly front desk staff to schedule your virtual Zoom or phone counseling appoinment.

Preparing For Your Appointment

Before Your Appointment

  1. Take English and math assessments
  2. Prepare to bring necessary documents: other college transcripts, test scores and any other records relevant to issues you want to discuss*
  3. Make a list of questions you want to ask
  4. If interested in transfer, make a list of potential universities and major programs 

*If necessary

On the Day of Your Appointment

  1. Have your Foothill CWID (student ID) number ready to verify your identity
  2. Check your internet, camera and microphone on your device to make sure they're all working (if doing a Zoom appointment)
  3. Be in a quiet, private place where you can discuss important, personal topics

Meet Our Counselors

Mimi Rea


overtonmimi@fhda.edu
Tel: 650.949.7017

 

Mayra Palmerin-Aguilera


mayradrc@fhda.edu

Tel: 650.949.7102

 

Ana Maravilla


maravillaana@fhda.edu

  

We look forward to meeting with you! 

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We're Here to Help!

Disability Resource Center Virtual Front Desk

650.949.7017


Questions? Who to Contact


Student Resource Center Building 5400

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