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DISABLED STUDENT PROGRAMS & SERVICES
STAFF DIRECTORY


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Veronica Oforlea

Melody Molina

Ben Riley

Debi Swarts

Debbie Cox

Eileen Tanioka

Kito Moua

Shannon Gragg

Alfredo (Freddy) Loera

Estelina Jones

Martha Garcia

Yadira Morales

Yoanda Pompa


Verinica OforleaVeronica Oforlea, Director of Disabled Student Programs & Services,  and Student Health Services.
Disabled Student Services
Office, phone: 209.384.6157,
email: Veronica Oforlea.

 

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Melody MelinaMelody Molina, DSP&S Counselor.
 Disabled Student Programs & Services 
Office, phone: 209.384.6158,
email: Melody Molina

 

  • Academic, career, and personal counseling;
  • Registration assistance;
  • Support services recommendations;
  • Liaison to instructors, programs, and agencies.

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Ben RileyBen Riley, DSP&S Counselor.
 Disabled Student Programs & Services 
Office, phone: 209.384.6158,
email: Ben Riley

 

  • Academic, career, and personal counseling;
  • Registration assistance;
  • Support services recommendations;
  • Liaison to instructors, programs, and agencies.

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A picture of Debi Swarts, DSS CounselorDebi Swarts, DSP&S Counselor.
 Disabled Student Programs & Services 
Office, phone: 209.384.6016,
email: Debi Swarts.

 

  • Academic, career, and personal counseling;
  • Registration assistance;
  • Support services recommendations;
  • Liaison to instructors, programs, and agencies.

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A picture of Debbie Cox, DSS CounselorDebbie Cox, DSP&S Counselor (Los Banos Campus).
Los Banos Campus, Disabled Student Programs & Services
Office, phone: 209.381.6438,
email: Debbie Cox.

 

  • Academic, career, and personal counseling;
  • Registration assistance;
  • Support services recommendations;
  • Liaison to instructors, programs, and agencies.

 

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A picture of Eileen Tanioka, DSS Learning Disability SpecialistEileen Tanioka, Learning Disability Specialist.
 Disabled Student Programs & Services  Office,
phone: 209.384.6333,
email: Eileen Tanioka.

 

  • Learning Disability Assessment;
  • Support services recommendations (that come as a result of assessment);
  • Liaison to instructors, high school programs, and various community agencies (fielding questions from instructors, involvement on a variety of committees on the campus and in the community representing LD and DSP&S);
  • Communicate with a variety of agencies regarding services and referrals for current and new students.

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Position VacantKito Moua, Access Specialist, Alternate Media
Student Union, Room 138,
Office
phone: 209.381.6406,
email:  kito.moua@mccd.edu

 

  • Provide  alternate media and access to distance education and electronic information for students with disabilities;
  • Assist in the production of textbooks and other information in alternate formats;
  •   Install, configure and maintain assistive technology throughout the campus;
  •   Identify and purchase specific assistive technology needs of the college;
  •   Liaison person to external agencies and campus entities dealing with issues of requirements pertinent to assistive technology;
  •   Coordinate assistive technology needs of Disabled Student Programs and Services Department;
  •   Advise district/college committees/organizational units on accessibility laws.

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A picture of Shannon Gragg, DSS Program AssistantShannon Gragg, Program Assistant
 Disabled Student Programs & Services
Office, phone: 209.384.6156,
 email: Shannon Gragg.

 

  • Coordination of Support Services;
  • Hiring, Scheduling, & Supervision of Interpreters & Student Assistants;
  • Maintaining Equipment Inventory;
  • Coordination & Supervision of Test Proctoring Office & Services;
  • Providing a Variety of Administrative Relief for the DSP&S Office;
  • Work with the Access Specialist for closed captioning of videos, DVDs, etc. to be used in classrooms.

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A picture of Alfredo Loera, DSS Student Services AssistantAlfredo Martinez Loera, Student Services Assistant
 Disabled Student Programs & Services 
Office, phone: 209.384.6332,
email: Alfredo Loera.

 

  • Maintaining of Documentation of General Program & Student Services Records;
  • Coordinating/Assisting in Preparation of Audit Trails & Program Reports;
  • Maintaining Medical Verifications & Data Entry;
  • Assisting with Applications & Scheduling of Appointments with Counselors;
  • Maintaining Records & Files Related to Students.

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A picture of Estelina Jones, DSS Student Services AssistantEstelina Jones , Student Services Assistant
 Disabled Student Programs & Services  
Office, phone: 209.384.6155 or 209.384.6398,
 email: Estelina Jones.

 

  •   Receptionist for all Student & Community Contacts;
  •   Monitoring of DSS Students;
  •   Scheduling of Appointments;
  •   Contact person for DVR & Schelby School;
  •   Coordination of meetings for Director & Staff;
  •   Assisting Students with Registration & DSS Paperwork.

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Martha GarciaMartha Garcia, Student Services Assistant Los Banos Campus,
 Disabled Student Programs & Services
Office, phone: 209.381.6423,
email: Martha Garcia.

 

  • DSS Contact Person at the Los Banos Campus;
  • Assisting with Applications & Scheduling of Appointments with Counselors;
  • Maintaining of Records & Files Related to DSS Students;

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Yadira MoralesYadira Morales
Student Union, Rm. 139,
Office phone: 209.381.6532,
email: Yadira Morales.

 

  • Oversees the DSPS test proctoring office;  Test Proctoring Schedule (PDF)
  • maintains student files regarding test proctoring;
  • assists students with assistive software when used for testing;
  • various duties as needed.

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Yoanda PompaYoanda Pompa, Sign Language Interpreter
 Disabled Student Programs & Services  Office,
Office Phone: 209-384-6159
email: Yolanda Pompa

  • Interpret class information for our Deaf and Hard of Hearing students.

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