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Learning Disability Services

 

 

Success in Math, Writing, Reading with a Learning Disability

Here is how easy it is to get started!

  • Help is as easy as completing an online request for services and intake forms. Get assessed and address your learning challenges and needs today.
  • Learning Disability (LD) Assessments and Screenings are available by Appointment, simply call the Learning Disability Specialist.
  • Reach your full learning potential by identifying your learning strengths and preferences. Students who are eligible will qualify for services and accommodations.

 

 

Learning Disability (LD) Screening and Evaluation Process:

Students must complete the following:

  1. Online Intake Application for Services;
  2. LD Intake Screening Booklet;
  3. Then scheduling an LD screening appointment ** contact Russell Wong directlty at 650-949-7017 or wongrussell@fhda.edu

Access to Online Intake Application is available online at:

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 You can also pick up a Booklet in person at the Disability Resource Center (DRC), Building 5400

 

 

 

Testing Process:
  1. Eligible students will be scheduled for two testing appointments.
  2. Test results will be reviewed with students individually.
  3. Students who qualify will receive Disability Resource Center services and accommodations.

 

 

 

Pre-Qualified Documentation Process (psychoeducational report, 504 plan, IEP) :
  1.   Complete Application for Services
  2.   Attach Learning Disability documentation from High School or qualified professional to application
  3.    Scheduling a Learning Disability Intake appointment by contacting Russell Wong Learning Disability Specialist directly at 650-949-7040

 

 

Workshops and Services available by request:
  1. Learning Disability Workshop
  2. Universal Design Learning Workshop
  3. Faculty Presentations
  4. Individual Faculty Consultations
  5. Student Transfer Assistance
  6. Community Outreach

 

If you wish to learn more about our Learning Disability assessments please contact our Learning Specialist, Russell Wong at wongrussell@foothill.edu 650-949-7040.

 

 

BIOGRAPHY

Russell has 20 years of professional experience working in higher education as a learning disability resource counselor, learning disability specialist, instructor, and consultant. He has a Master Degree in Inter-disciplinary Education from Santa Clara University. Russell has a diverse background working in the California State University System as well as in the Community College System as a learning disability specialist at Chabot College and Skyline College. 

Russell is a tenured Faculty at Foothill College and is the Learning Disability Specialist/Instructor in the Disability Resource Center. He has also served as a consultant to the STEM Success Center and the Teaching Learning Center {TLC}. This joint collaboration with Math and English faculty on how best to support and teach students with disabilities has benefited students and faculty alike.

Russell frequently provides in service presentations and workshops on campus to faculty and staff who want to better serve their student population. Millbrae Library, Adult Education in Mountain View, Cupertino, and Sunnyvale. Coursework included in his curriculum vitae include Understanding Learning Differences, Paragraph Remediation, Basic Math Remediation, Psychological Aspects of Disabilities, and Introduction to Disabilities.

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