Information Session Offered on Transitioning to College With a Learning Disability

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                Contact:   Michelle Tooker, Public Relations
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Sessions Offered in Delaware and Chester Counties

(Delaware and Chester Counties, PA)—Do you have questions about succeeding in college with a learning disability? Attend one of Delaware County Community College’s Transitioning to College With a Learning Disability sessions to learn about students’ rights and responsibilities and meet with representatives from the Office of Disability Services. Students, parents and educators are invited to attend.

Transitioning to College With a Learning Disability
will provide insight into the application process, documents needed to arrange for reasonable accommodations and strategies to help students succeed. Representatives from the Office of Disability Services will also be on-hand to answer questions and address concerns. Choose from one of two dates:

  • Tuesday, April 17, 2012, at 6 p.m. in the STEM Center Auditorium at the College’s Marple Campus (901 S. Media Drive, Media, PA)
  • Tuesday, April 24, 2012, at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria at the Downingtown Campus (100 Bond Drive, Downingtown, PA)

Delaware County Community College is committed to student success and guarantees equal access to educational programs, services, and activities to all qualified students with disabilities. The Office of Disability Services provides support and accommodations for students, and special resources for faculty and staff.

The College welcomes qualified students with disabilities and endorses the principles of nondiscrimination and reasonable accommodation as described in Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (504) and the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act of 2009. The College's policies and procedures for serving and accommodating students with disabilities are designed to ensure equal opportunity for participation in its educational programs, services, and activities. This policy provides guidance that reasonably accommodates students with disabilities without compromising academic standards and requirements.

To register or for more information, call 610-723-4000 or visit www.dccc.edu/transitioning-to-college.

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