The following general services are available on-campus to all students registered with the Student Disability Services Office:
- Orientation to using disability services
- Semester plan for accommodations and services
- Memos to faculty about disability needs
- Advocacy relating to disability access issues
- Information and guidance on academic, social, career, and personal issues
- Referral to other University departments and community agencies
- Liaison with State and Federal rehabilitation agencies
Local Resources for Assessments of LD and AD/HD
There are many excellent diagnosticians in the Memphis area who are able to perform psycho educational assessments for learning disabilities (LD) and diagnose and treat attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder(AD/HD). We recommend that you conduct a telephone interview with any potential service provider before making a final selection.
For Evaluations of Learning Disabilities and AD/HD:
Germantown Psychological Associates
7516 Enterprise Avenue
Germantown, TN 38138
Russell Crouse, Ph.D.(clinical psychologist)
Roy Greenburg, Ph.D.(clinical psychologist)
Richard Luscomb, Ph.D.(clinical psychologist)
Christian Psychological Center
3978 Central Avenue
Memphis, TN 38111
Douglas Hart, Ph.D.(clinical psychologist)
Anne Thompson, M.A.(educational consultant)
5180 Park Avenue, Suite 125
Memphis, TN 38119
Robin Heise, Ed.D.
(psychological tester, professional counselor)
Pediatric Adolescent Center, Inc.
8110 Walnut Run
Cordova, TN 38018
Elizabeth A Gibson, M.S., S.S.P. (psychological examiner, clinical director)
Colonial Counseling Center
670 Colonial, Suite 5
Memphis, TN 38117
Troy H. Cole, Ph.D. (clinical psychologist)
Memphis Psychiatric Group
55 Humphreys Center, Suite 300
Memphis, TN 38120
Paul Cline, M.D. (psychiatrist)
Melvin Goldin, M.D.
6401 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN 38138
Melvin Goldin, M.D. (psychiatrist)
Mrs. Dianne Parker, Ed.S
Germantown, Tennessee 38139
(901) 340-3101 (mobile)
Mrs. Dianne Parker
Neither Christian Brothers University nor Student Disability Services endorse any of the links below, but provides them solely as a source of information.
American Association of People with Disabilities
A nonprofit cross-disability member organization that works in coalition with other disability organizations for the full implementation and enforcement of disability nondiscrimination laws, particularly the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
A nonprofit, nonpartisan association dedicated to shaping and enriching the experience of aging for its members (midlife and older persons) and for all Americans.
An electronic mail system that connects young people with disabilities or chronic illness to disabled and non-disabled peers and mentors.
News, information and products for the disability community
ADA Home Page
U.S. Department of Justice - Americans with Disabilities Act information site
Center for Independent Living - South Portland, ME
Members train volunteers, tutor and mentor at-risk youth, build housing, clean up rivers and streams, help seniors live independently, provide emergency and long-term assistance to victims of natural disasters, and meet other community needs.
This site lists links to numerous other amputee-related web sites.
Animated American Sign Language
This site is designed to help you and me learn more about ASL and the Deaf community.
Aspen of America, Inc.
Information on social and communication disorders, with particular focus on Asperger Syndrome and Nonverbal Learning Disorder.
Resource directory of disability products and services for the disabled, elderly, caregiver and healthcare professional.
A private non-profit organization whose mission is to eliminate blindness and severe sight loss as a barrier to the fulfillment of life.
A comprehensive resource for family caregivers, elder care professionals, and seniors.
U.S. Census Bureau
Provides data on disability based on three primary sources: the Survey of Income and Program Participation(SIPP), the decennial census of population, and the Current Population Survey(CPS).
Children With Disabilities
Web site offers families, service providers, and other interested individuals information about advocacy, education, employment, health, housing, recreation, technical assistance, and transportation covering a broad array of developmental, physical, and emotional disabilities.
Internet Resources for Special Children
List of "Centers for Independent Living" by State/Province.
The National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities
Materials also available in Spanish.
College Preparation for Students with Disabilities - Student Lounge
A website managed by the DO-IT program at the University of Washington which contains the following DO-IT resources that can help students with disabilities prepare for college, succeed in college, and successfully transition from two-year to four-year postsecondary institutions.
A national health access initiative for low-income, uninsured children.
Chat rooms for the deaf and hearing-impaired.
Community Resource Directory
Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf
Promotes the profession of interpreting and transliterating American Sign Language and English.
National Council on Disability
An independent federal agency making recommendations to the President and Congress on issues affecting Americans with disabilities.
National Organization on Disability
Promotes full and equal participation of America's 54 million men, women and children with disabilities in all aspects of life.
A nonprofit organization established to promote and improve awareness, availability and accessibility of information that can help people with disabilities live, learn, love, work and play independently. [Huge site]
Reading from Scratch
A program of special phonics, custom tailored to the learning style of the dyslectic reader.
Information for caregivers and advocates for children and young adults with disabilities and special healthcare needs.
Family & Friends speaking on behalf of children with special health needs; materials also available in Spanish.
Includes information about Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) also.
Friends of Disabled Adults and Children
A non-profit organization that exists to provide medical equipment and computers to disabled people in the metro Atlanta area who could not otherwise afford it.
Rare Genetic Diseases in Children
Directory of Genetic Disease Organization Websites
Guide Dog Foundation
Provides guide dogs free of charge to the blind and visually-impaired who seek enhanced mobility and independence.
Offers a wide range of online services to people with disabilities, their families, friends and associates - e-commerce, editorial content, travel information and bulletin boards to a news bureau on disability-related topics, a mentor center and legislative updates.
American Heart Association
Fighting heart disease and stroke.
One-stop online resource designed to help people find volunteer and giving opportunities in their own communities and beyond.
Here you can send Braille letters, learn more about Braille, and meet other people who share your interest in Braille.
Ivanhoe Broadcast News
The country's largest news-gathering organization covering medical breakthroughs, family health and issues important to women.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Its mission is to improve the health and health care of all Americans (through projects, programs, grants, advocacy, etc.).
The interactive guide to learning disabilities for parents, teachers, and children.
The Medicine Program
Assists patients who may qualify to enroll in one or more of the many patient assistance programs which provide prescription medicine free-of-charge to individuals in need, regardless of age.
Mid-South Access Center for Technology
Affiliated with the University of Memphis, Mid-South Educational Software Clearinghouse, and RISE: Restructuring for Inclusive School Environment, it provides services and information to pre-service and in-service teachers, consumers and care givers regarding assistive technology.
Paratuberculosis Awareness & Research Association (PARA) is an organization of Crohn's Disease patients, their families and others who are concerned about the relationship between MAP (Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis) and Crohn's Disease.
The National Parent Network on Disabilities
Its mission is to provide a presence and national voice for ALL families of children, youth and adults with disabilities.
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
PhRMA represents the country's leading research-based pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, which are devoted to inventing medicines that allow patients to live longer, healthier, happier, and more productive lives.
The Reeve-Irvine Research Center
Established at the University of California-Irvine to study injuries to and diseases of the spinal cord that result in paralysis or other loss of neurologic function, with the goal of finding a cure.
Southwest Area Agency on Aging
Promotes and advocates for a system to enhance the lives of the older population in Southwest Tennessee.
The Star Center
West Tennessee Special Technology Access Resource Center
Forum for personal-experience stories about disability awareness, rights, inspiration.
Tennessee Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf; Promotes the profession of interpreting and transliterating American Sign Language and English.
Tennessee Technology Centers
Provides quality technical training designed to meet the occupational needs of the citizens of this region and state.
Through the Looking Glass
Clinical and supportive services, training and research serving families in which one or more members -- whether parent or child -- has a disability or medical issue.
Trace Research & Development Center
Focuses on making off the shelf technologies and systems like computers, the Internet, and information kiosks more accessible for everyone through the process known as universal, or accessible design.
The Cody Unser First Step Foundation
A not-for-profit corporation aimed at raising research funds to fight paralysis and to build awareness of Transverse Myelitis.
A nonprofit organization that creates learning opportunities through the arts for people with disabilities.
Empowering persons with disabilities, their families and friends by being a conduit for education, knowledge, technology, entertainment, and numerous other services in an exciting, convenient, and accessible fashion.
West Tennessee Legal Services, Inc.
Non-profit organization that helps individuals, families and the community -- mostly those who are low income and elderly, when they have a legal problem.
World Association of Persons with disAbilities
Provides information, motivation, assistance and activism for the physically and mentally [dis]Abled people of the world.