Our office remains available to you, although we would ask that you limit your communication to phone and email contact: accessibility.services [at] utoronto.ca or 416-978-8060. Other frequently asked questions answered.
16th March 2020
As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, we will provide updates on the status of our programs and services.
16th March 2020
While Accessibility Services remains operational, events, workshops and peer programs are cancelled for the rest of the term. Find more info regarding COVID-19 for the U of T community.
13th March 2020
Accessibility Services Blog
Last week, I decided I would head home to spend time with my family for the rest of the term, thinking it would be better to spend this stressful time at home. I am incredibly grateful that I had...
2nd April 2020
I have always been passionate about writing and sharing my personal experiences. Despite choosing a STEM undergraduate degree, I love maintaining writing as part of my daily life. While looking for...
26th March 2020
In my three years at U of T, I have tried many ways to learn course material and complete my assignments, especially when I quickly found that the ways I learned in high school were no longer...
5th March 2020
Midterms and exams usually do not treat me well – I get easily distracted and stressed by my surroundings. Wind blowing through windows, shuffling of paper, and students getting up from being done...
12th March 2020
I hope everyone had a restful Reading Week, whether it was productive or not! We are more than halfway through this term so keep your head up and get ready to appreciate the longer daylight hours we...
27th February 2020
With the term in full swing, it’s also peak midterm season! Things haven’t been going too great for me, but this is why I want to share this week’s topic: self-compassion. This term is the first...
13th February 2020
One of the things I’m looking forward to is graduating and finally starting to work! In May, I’ll be starting my Professional Experience Year (PEY) and working for 12-16 months. One of my main...
6th February 2020
Last Saturday I went to the Night of Ideas at Hart House. This event took place in over 50 cities (globally) and was a combination of lectures, performances, screenings, and workshops that were...
30th January 2020
During my time here at U of T, I’ve unfortunately heard people say that getting accessibility accommodations means taking advantage of the system to get an “easy way out”. I’ve been told...
23rd January 2020
Last week, I discussed the reality of me applying all the skills and methods I have learned about wellbeing and the path to feeling better. I was honest in saying that it hasn’t been a perfect...
5th December 2019
Volunteer as a Note-taker
Volunteer note-takers provide an important accommodation support by helping fellow students registered with Accessibility Services achieve academic success. You will receive a Certificate of Appreciation upon the completion of the term, upon request. Why not volunteer?
Images in slideshow and this showcase by Michelle Gibson Photography.