For release: April 2, 2010
For press information, contact Curt Guenther, 901/678-2843
“Making the Transition to College for Students with Learning Disabilities and/or Attention
Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder” is the subject of a program that will be presented
by the office of Student Disability Services (SDS) of the University of Memphis on Monday April 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m., in Brister Hall, Room 220.
Presented by the SDS staff, the program is designed for high school juniors and seniors
with learning disabilities or ADHD or both. It is also for the students’ parents, guidance counselors, and special education
Topics will include factors to consider in making sound decisions about college, differences
between high school and college accommodations, documentation requirements necessary
for college accommodations, and a description of the SDS Program at the University
of Memphis, as well as the new U of M admission requirements.
The program is offered free of charge However, persons planning to attend are asked to let the SDS office know by calling
901-678-2880 no later than 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 7.
Parking will be provided in Lot 19, across Patterson Street from Wilder Tower and
For more information, call Jennifer Murchison, assistant director of SDS, at 901-678-2880.