The Paul Menton Centre is responsible for the coordination of academic accommodations and support services for students with disabilities. Some of our functions include:

  • Evaluating the appropriateness of student documentation provided by qualified health practitioners
  • Evaluating accommodation requests or needs on an individual basis while maintaining academic standards
  • Liaising with faculty, departments, Scheduling and Examination Services, Educational Development Centre, and other student services to ensure that students’ needs are met
  • Facilitating the resolution of problems or misunderstandings as they arise between students and faculty/departments
  • Providing information about disabilities, policies and procedures pertaining to students with disabilities to faculty and to the broader Carleton community
  • Providing a variety of support services for students with disabilities such as one-on-one learning support, note taking, adaptive equipment loans, sign language interpretation, and screening and referral for LD/ADHD assessment