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U of M Program Will Address Issues Facing Students with Disabilities Who Are Considering College

For release: November 6, 2012
For press information, contact Curt Guenther, 901-678-2843

The Office of Disability Resources for Students at the University of Memphis will host an informational meeting on Monday, Nov. 12th, for high school students with ADHD, learning disabilities, and autism spectrum disorder who are considering college.  The program, which will run from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the University Center Fountain View Room, is aimed specifically at students who have been diagnosed with learning disabilities, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and /or autism spectrum disorder.

The program is designed for high school juniors and seniors and their parents, guidance counselors, and special education personnel.  Topics will include factors to consider in making sound decisions about college, the differences between high school and college accommodations, documentation requirements necessary for college accommodations, and an overview of the Disability Resources for Students program at the University of Memphis.

The event is free and open to the public, but persons planning to attend are asked to call 901-678-2880 before the event.  Parking in the Zach Curlin garage will be provided for attendees.

For more information, call Jennifer Murchison at 901-678-2880.

 

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