Dear MDAI Conference Attendee,

 

Thank you for registering for the YCDC - MDAI convening, Dyslexia & Literacy: A Civil Rights Issue for Our Time, August 4-5, 2013.

 

We are elated that you will join us in 9 days at Yale University in New Haven, CT. We are looking forward to your involvement in this important dialogue.

 

Below is the detailed information that you need before your arrival into New Haven.

 

Sunday evening, August 4th

 

If you have RSVP'd for the dinner the details are:

 

Union League Cafe

1032 Chapel St.

New Haven, CT 06510

 

The opening reception, honoring Harry Belafonte and Dr. Maggie Aderin-Pocock, begins at 6:00PM. The dinner & program will begin at 7:00PM and end around 9:30PM.

 

The Union League Cafe is less than two blocks from both the Study at Yale and the Omni New Haven.

 

 

Monday, August 5th

 

Registration and Continental Breakfast, 8:00AM

End of Conference, 3:30PM

Linsley-Chittenden Hall

63 High St

New Haven, CT

 

For our out of town guests, we have done our best to make sure that a room is reserved for you at:

 

The Study at Yale

1157 Chapel St.

New Haven, CT 06511

 

If you'd like to personally confirm your room reservation, you can contact The Study at (203) 503-3900. When you arrive at The Study, your name will be listed under our group and they will ask you for a form of payment. If you would like, there are also other hotels in the area that may be of interest to you, including the Omni New Haven and the Courtyard Marriott New Haven.

 

 

Important Numbers:

 

YCDC-MDAI

Office: (203) 483-9008

 

Local Taxi Service

Dial 7: (203) 777-7777

 

Omni Hotel

(203) 772-6664

 

Courtyard Marriott

(203) 777-6221

 

Hyatt Place - Milford, CT

(203) 877-9800

 

Driving to Yale:

 

Route 15 (Wilbur Cross/Merrit Parkways)

From North:

Take Exit 61. Drive south on Whitney Avenue for approximately five miles. Turn right on Sachem Street at the Peabody Museum traffic light. Continue to next traffic light (at Prospect Street) and turn left. Proceed for two blocks until Prospect Street becomes College Street at the Woolsey Hall Rotunda. Continue for three blocks to Chapel Street and turn right. Take the next right onto High Street. Linsley-Chittenden Hall will be the first building on your right at 63 High Street

 

From South:

Take Exit 57. Drive east on Route 34 (Derby Avenue) for approximately five miles past the Yale Athletic Fields). Take a left onto Route 10 North, Ella T. Grasso Boulevard. Proceed to fifth traffic light, and turn right onto Whalley Avenue. Continue straight for 1.3 miles. Whalley becomes Broadway, and Broadway becomes Elm Street. Turn right onto College Street and then take another right onto Chapel Street. High Street will be the first street on your right and Linsley-Chittenden Hall(LC) will be on the right side of the street at 63 High Street.

 

Interstate 95

From North:

Turn off the turnpike at I-91 North (Hartford, Springfield Exit) and continue for a short distance on I-91 to Trumbull Street, Exit 3. Take Exit 3 (Trumbull Street Exit). Continue to end of Trumbull Street to the fourth traffic light. Turn left onto Prospect Street and continue for one block. Prospect Street becomes College Street at this point. Continue for three blocks to Chapel Street and turn right. Take the next right onto High Street. Linsley-Chittenden Hall will be the first building on your right at 63 High Street.

 

From South:

Take Downtown New Haven Exit 47. Proceed to the 3rd exit and the city streets. Turn right onto York Street and then take another right onto George Street. Take a left onto High Street and Linsley-Chittenden Hall (LC) will be the first building on your right at 63 High Street.

 

Interstate 91

From North:

Take Exit 3 (Trumbull Street Exit). Keep on Trumbull Street past the third traffic light. Turn left onto Temple Street and then take another right onto Chapel Street after 0.5 mile. Turn right onto High Street and Linsley-Chittenden Hall (LC) will be the first building on your right at 63 High Street.

 

We recommend this nearby parking garage:

Chapel-York Garage

150 York St

New Haven, CT

 

 

From the New Haven Train Station

Taxis are plentiful at Union Station, which is minutes from the Yale campus. Metro-North offers frequent train service between New Haven and New York City. For more information, call 800.638.7646. Amtrak provides train service to New Haven from Vermont, Providence, and Boston to the north, and from Washington, D.C., to the south, at prices that are competitive with air travel. Once you reach Union Station, we suggest that you use a local taxi service to reach the Yale campus. (There's a taxi stand at the station.) A taxi will cost about $10.

 

 

We look forward to your joining us. If you have any concerns or questions, please feel free to contact Caroline Ammarell at [email protected] and (630) 664-4046 or Dr. Keith Magee at [email protected] and (312) 545-3656.

   

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