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"The Road Less Traveled"


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"The Road Less Traveled"

  1. 1. 1<br />3/8/2011<br />It’s not about being different that matter….<br />Dr. Suzette Garay, Ph.D.<br />Student Services Professional Development Day<br />March 22nd, 2011<br />The Road Less Traveled<br />
  2. 2. 3/8/2011<br />2<br />Who am I?<br />Ethnicity<br />Socio-economic status<br />Gender<br />Special Need Student<br />Educated Deaf Woman<br />
  3. 3. Diverse <br />“One size does not fit all!”<br />3/8/2011<br />3<br />
  4. 4. Motivated<br />“It’s far more important to know how to make an Enchilada than how to say it” <br />3/8/2011<br />4<br />
  5. 5. Guiltless<br />“Always remember that there is nothing anyone can say or do to change the way you feel about yourself. Be proud of who you are!”<br />3/8/2011<br />5<br />
  6. 6. The Great Negotiator <br />The most powerful tool a special need student can have is the ability to negotiate their needs and wants without “parking their culture or disability at the front door.” <br />3/8/2011<br />6<br />
  7. 7. 3/8/2011<br />7<br />’s what you do with it that counts!<br />Email:<br />Website:<br />