ACT Calendar of Events

Open House/Toy Donation Drive


Join us in making the holidays extra special for children with special needs. Mid-South ACT is hosting a toy donation drive for the holidays. Toys will be collected and adapted for children with special needs. Examples of toys include:  Dollhouses, Pull Toys, Board Games, Puppets, Books, Playing Cards.

Toys may be donated between December 1 and December 12, 2018. Toys can be dropped at off at the center located in 119 Patterson Hall, or a donation box located in 111 Patterson Hall.

For additional information or special accommodations contact Mid-South ACT at 901-678-1489 or email act@memphis.edu.

 

 

Exceptional Children Parent Summit and Transition Fair

Come by to See Mid-South ACT Staff and get information about RESOURCES and SERVICES to help students who have disabilities transition from High School to Postsecondary Educational Opportunities and from School to Work 

Date: November 3, 2018

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Location: 1730 Colonial Road, Memphis, TN 38117
 

 

3-N-1 Support Group Informational and Networking Meeting

Accessibility and Voting Options/Issues

Date: October 18, 2018
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: 119 Patterson Hall
Registration: Call 901-678-1489 or email us at act@memphis.edu

OrCam - My Eye Open House - October 19, 2018

Learn how using Artificial Vision makes the world accessible for people who are blind or who have reading difficulties. Visit the Open House for Hand-on Demonstrations.

Date: October 19, 2018
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12 noon
Location: 119 Patterson Hall
Registration: Call 901-678-1489 or email us at act@memphis.edu

  

Assistive Technology (AT) Demonstration Fridays

Weekly sessions on Fridays from 12:30p.m. until 1:30 p.m.

Overview and Demonstration of Low Vision Aides for Individuals with Vision Impairments

Monthly Support Group Meetings

3-N-1 Blind Awareness Togetherness (BATS), BRAINIACTS, Rolling with the Punches (wheelchair-users) Joint Support Group Meeting

Date: Fourth Friday of Each Month
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: 119 Patterson Hall
Registration: Call 901-678-1489 or email us at act@memphis.edu

Braille-User Support Group Meeting

Date: Fourth Friday of Each Month
Time: 11:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m.

Have you ever wondered how a person who has low vision uses Braille in their everyday lives? Have you wished to use Braille and needed to know how to get started?

Come learn about Braille from Braille users and find out about community resources to learn Braille. A Braille user will be on site to demonstrate how they use Braille and provide tips for learning Braille.
Please Email us at act@memphis.edu to confirm attendance or call us at 901-678-1489.

Special Note: Call us at 901-678-1489 three working days prior to the meeting to request special accommodations.

3-N-1 Blind Awareness Togetherness (BATS), BRAINIACTS, Rolling with the Punches (wheelchair-users) Joint Support Group Meeting.

Date: Fourth Friday of Each Month
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: 119 Patterson Hall
Registration: Call 901-678-1489 or email us at act@memphis.edu

Braille-User Support Group Meeting

Date: Fourth Friday of Each Month
Time: 11:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m.

Have you ever wondered how a person who has low vision uses Braille in their everyday lives? Have you wished to use Braille and needed to know how to get started?

Come learn about Braille from Braille users and find out about community resources to learn Braille. A Braille user will be on site to demonstrate how they use Braille and provide tips for learning Braille.
Please Email us at act@memphis.edu to confirm attendance or call us at 901-678-1489.

Special Note: Call us at 901-678-1489 three working days prior to the meeting to request special accommodations.

Assistive Technology (AT) Demonstration Fridays

Weekly sessions on Fridays from 12:30p.m. until 1:30 p.m.

Overview and Demonstration of Low Vision Aides for Individuals with Vision Impairments