Welcome toPart-time Student; Full time on Campus Please be respectful of your colleagues by silencing your phone. If you need to answer a call, please go to the hallway. Presented by: Jennifer Osinski (Jennifer.Osinski@bucks.edu) & Michelle Mitchell (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Conference Inclusion Statement We ask you to join us in creating a culture of • Access • Inclusion • Civility, and • Respect …this week and in all aspects of our organization.
Agenda • Frame the Topic • Collaboration is important • Scenario/case studies • Ideas that worked on our campus • How to implement on your campus
Frame the Topic • Idle hands are the devil's workshop • Self-Regulation • Parents needing a place for young adults to be while they work • Parents unsure of how to provide support to young adults in a commuter college setting with limited resources • Community Colleges are open systems with open enrollment
Scenario/Case Studies I Case Study 1: Student with Prader-Willi Syndrome • Mild to Moderate Learning Disability • Behavioral needs directly connected to diagnosis • Unsupervised on campus with unstructured time for long periods • Stealing Food • Inappropriate verbal communication with instructors and peers • Inappropriate emails to staff and peers • Supportive parent with limited resources and the student refuses assistance
Scenario/Case Studies II Case Study 2: Student with bad manners • Autism diagnosis; socially awkward; could not read social cues; wanted people to “like him” • Behaviors included stalking; inappropriate farting, burping, and armpit noises to try to elicit laughing in class and other environments • Student would insert himself into general conversations occurring across public mall area • Both parents worked full-time and needed a place for “him to go”
Scenario/Case Studies III Case Study 3: Student with ASD and ID • Severe Intellectual and Cognitive Disability coupled with co-morbid diagnosis • Inability to read at college level and limited executive functioning • Manipulation of others and situations to escape consequences or obtain what is desired • Encounters with behavior intervention and the Security Office • One parent is not involved and the other is enabling of the student
Inside Collaboration • Tutoring or Academic Success Center • Peer Mentors • On-campus Activities (clubs/sports) • Student Work, Job Shadowing, Internships • PYLN partnership • Volunteer Opportunities • Counseling Services
Outside Collaboration • Agencies that provide paraprofessionals • Therapists (PT, OT, Speech and Behavioral) • Parents providing wrap around services • Center for Independent Living (CIL) • Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) • Volunteer Opportunities
What has worked for us • Connecting students with supports on campus • Connecting students with clubs and groups that meet their interests • Finding the student a volunteer/job shadowing/work experience • Parent buy-in and reinforcement of opportunities and expectations
You Tell Us Your Stories… [Picture is four people sitting around a table discussing a certain project they're all working on completing in a spirit of teamwork and collaboration]
Tools for Implementation on Your Campus • Make a list of current service agencies you are already working with on campus • Collaborate with outside support agencies • Provide opportunities to connect with Student Life activities on campus • Leave today with one item you will implement on your campus
Session Evaluation Please see session moderator for paper evaluation form or complete the evaluation online.