Carleton University and Algonquin College Reach Out To High School Students with Learning Disabilities

Carleton University and Algonquin College are hosting “Make the CUT” (College University Transition). This unique program is designed for Grade 12 students with learning disabilities or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder who are planning to attend university or college in the next year.

When: Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: Fenn Lounge, Residence Commons Building, Carleton University
Info: Best time for photos and interview opportunities:   8:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. or Noon to 1:00 p.m. It is a joint initiative of Carleton University’s Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities and Algonquin College’s Centre for Accessible Learning. This one-day event will focus on preparation and self-advocacy, educational assistive technology and learning strategies, with workshops highlighting the first-year experience. Staff and students will lead the workshops.

About Make the Cut

The first Make the CUT session in November 2005 attracted more than 250 students, making it the largest gathering of students with learning disabilities in Canada – a tradition that continues. More than 6,500 students and educators have enjoyed the Make the CUT experience. 

Media Contact
Steven Reid
Media Relations Officer
Carleton University
613-520-2600, ext. 8718

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