Accessibility Services

Accessibility Services ensures that the academic environment is accessible whether you are onsite or online. Barriers to learning are identified and resources are offered to support learning.

Do you have a disability that requires physical adaptations or learning accommodations?
Students who learn differently or who have physical challenges are encouraged to contact the advisors in Accessibility Services to discuss their program of study and any accommodations required.

Supports and Services

Accessibility Services Advisors provide one on one support throughout your academic experience. They are available to assist you with understanding your needs and the resources available. They offer encouragement and advocacy as required. They are an expert in the delivery of academic accommodations.

Learning Strategist/Assistive Technologist will provide one-on-one assessments, learning strategies and technological assistance to students with disabilities. They are also here to provide you with ongoing support and to assist in preparation for test and assignments.

Test Centres are available at each campus to support your testing accommodations. Computers, private rooms, readers, scribes, software and equipment are available.

Accessibility services are designed for students who may have restrictions resulting from a physical, sensory, or mental difficulties. Reach out for assistance if you live with:

  • Hearing impairments
  • Visual impairments
  • Mobility impairments
  • Learning differences
  • Mental health problems
  • Anxiety and stress
  • Physical impairments

Accommodations are designed to meet the unique needs of each individual. Accommodations may include:

  • Note-taking for lectures
  • Access to alternate format materials such as textbook on CD
  • Access to a word processor with spell check, grammar, and thesaurus for the completion of the final copy of written work
  • Extended time for tests and exams
  • Tests and exams in a quiet place (outside the classroom)
  • Use of a calculator on tests and exams
  • Scribe and readers for tests and exams
  • Access to assistive technology during tests and exams
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