LINKING EMPLOYMENT ACADEMICS & DISABILITY SERVICES PLUS 
THE CUNY LEADS PLUS PROGRAM

CUNY Leads Plus

CUNY LEADS Plus is a program for neuro-diverse CUNY students with unique abilities. The program offers enhanced individual and group services that help you transition to college, promote academic success, and groom you for realistic employment.

LEADS Plus is only available on five select CUNY campuses. Each campus has a LEADS Plus advisor that collaborates with campus departments, agencies, and businesses to provide career guidance and support to students.

This exciting program is FREE for all eligible CUNY students.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Any CUNY students who are enrolled in a CUNY program and are autistic, have learning disabilities, or psychological disabilities, and are sponsored by ACCES-VR.

* The student must present documentation of disability to the LEADS Plus Advisor.  All documents & information will be kept confidential.

SERVICES

  • Assistance with Transitioning to College
  • Professional and Student Success Skills Workshops
  • Career Assessment Services and Work-Readiness Skills
  • Built-in Internship and Additional Internship Exploration
  • Assistive Technology Services

STUDENT RESPONSIBILITY

  • Students must submit medical, educational, or psychological documentation regarding their disability
  • Students are responsible for completing the appropriate documentation to determine eligibility for the program as provided by the LEADS Plus Advisor
  • Students should be prepared to explore realistic and rewarding career goals
  • Students must meet with the advisor on an ongoing basis.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Debra Haimer, MSEd, CRC (she, her, hers)
CUNY LEADS Plus Advisor
LEADS Office, Room D211
Tel: 718-368-6639
Fax: 718-368-4782
Email: Debra.Haimer@kbcc.cuny.edu
www.facebook.com/kingsborough.leads

 

RESOURCES

LEADS Plus partners with the following KCC offices to promote student success:

LEADS
Room D-222, 718-368-5161

Access-Ability Services
Room D-205, 718-368-5175

Career Development, Transfer, New Start & Internship Opportunities
Room C-102, 718-368-5115

Counseling & Health Services
Room D-102, 718-368-5975

Access Resource Center
Room V231, 718-368-5411

TRiO Student Support Services
Room D-205, 718-368-5175

LEADS Plus also partners with
NYSED Office of ACCES-VR 
55 Hanson Place, 2nd Floor 
Brooklyn, NY 11217 
718-722-6700