TigerLIFE at University of Memphis

TigerLIFE at University of Memphis uses a systematic approach to assess each student’s academic, career, technical, independent living, and social skills in order to help the client devise the best plan that match their aspired goals for transition into gainful employment and living a more meaningful life. As a result of participating in the TigerLIFE program, a student with intellectual and developmental disabilities will attain his/her maximum level of independence, will become more employable, and will increase his/her self-efficacy.

Contact Maurice Williams or Cindy Cassell
Email: mwillia@memphis.edu or clcssell@memphis.edu
Phone: (901) 678-4303
Website: memphis.edu/tigerlife

Program websitememphis.edu/tigerlife
Social mediaNo
Program brochurebrochure
Number of students served per year75-100
Program length2 years
Year program started2013
Housing offerredNo
Students participate in internships and other career development opportunitiesYes
Provides access to typical college coursesVaries
Offers courses just for students in the programVaries
Dually enrolled students (still in high school)No
Adult students (post high school)Yes
Program engages peer mentorsYes
Certified Comprehensive Transition ProgramYes