Peer Support Program
Peer Support sessions are held at DRC weekly. You may schedule an appointment or drop in between the hours of 1pm-5pm on Mondays and 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. on Wednesdays.
Gaby Ficchi, Peer Support Specialist, from DIRECT Center for Independence (LINK) will be at DRC on Mondays and Wednesdays. A disabled graduate student herself, Gaby will share knowledge of UA, higher education, Tucson and other issues and provide peer support for disabled students. The program is free and Gaby is available to help you navigate issues around disability and/or college.
Topics may include:
- Navigating campus life
- Adjustment to disability
- Connecting you to community resources
- Learning independent living skills and more
If you are interested in becoming a mentor to others, please connect with Gaby at (520) 621-5496 or send her an email at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up an appointment to get more information.