Accommodation statement for course outline

It is essential to include the following statement on your course outline and read it at the beginning of your first few classes to remind students of their obligations when requesting any form of academic accommodation.  Read more…

Essential requirements

Essential requirements refers to requirements in a course or a program that cannot be altered without compromising the fundamental nature of the course or program. Determining what is an essential requirement and what is not is critical in distinguishing requirements that cannot be accommodated from what can be altered. Read more…

Universal Instructional Design

Universal Instructional Design (UID) represents a set of emerging initiatives, principles, guidelines, and projects that promote and work toward inclusive and equitable access to learning.  Read more…

Working with students with hearing loss

Loss of hearing is often a hidden disability.   This section includes some recommendations to help increase the understanding and equal opportunity for students with hearing disabilities.  Read more…

Support for memory impairments

Memory refers to a complex set of cognitive and neurological processes involved in the acquisition, storage, and recall of information.  This section includes information on the use of cueing sheets to provide mnemonic cues for the student.  Read more…

Notetaking accommodation and sample announcement

A number of students registered with the Paul Menton Centre (PMC) are unable to take lecture notes or can take very limited notes due to disability-related reasons.  Read more…

Emergency evacuation guidelines

The following procedures are published for the information and action of all staff in the event of emergencies requiring the evacuation of disabled occupants from campus buildings.  Read more…

Online Resources

A collection of links to useful websites and online reference materials. Read more…