For release: October 26, 2009
For press information, contact Gabrielle Maxey, 901/678-2843
The University of Memphis will host the program “Making the Transition to College
for Students with Learning Disabilities and/or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder”
Monday, Nov. 16, 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Brister Hall, Room 220.
The program is designed for high school juniors and seniors with learning disabilities
and/or ADHD, and for their parents, guidance counselors, and special education personnel.
The staff of Student Disability Services (SDS) at the U of M will discuss how to make
sound decisions about college, the differences between high school and college accommodations,
documentation requirements for college accommodations, the SDS program at the U of
M, and University admissions requirements.
There is no charge to attend the program; however, reservations are necessary by Nov. 11. Persons who plan to attend should call 901-678-2880.
Free parking will be provided in Lot 19, across from Wilder Tower at Patterson and