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Accessibility Services Student Experience Survey Reports (2019-2022)

Posted October 5, 2023 Updated October 18, 2023 Download Infographic: Accessibility Services Survey Report – 1 Page Summary (2019-2022) (PDF) Download Report: Accessibility Services Survey Report Summary 2023 (PDF) The Accessibility Services team provides students with disabilities services and supports for learning, problem solving and inclusion. As part of our office’s mission to identify and […]

October 5, 2023

After a life-changing accident, Beau Hayward finds ‘a new direction’ at U of T

Posted July 26, 2023 Published originally on U of T News: April 4, 2023 By Sean McNeely Audio narrated by Christian Smith Listen to the article:   For Beau Hayward, pursuing a degree at the University of Toronto is a dream – one that arose from a life-altering event. In the summer of 2018, he […]

July 26, 2023

Accessibility Services expands programming space

Posted June 1, 2023 By Sarah Ryeland-Etienne The team at Accessibility Services now has a larger space to offer events, programming and more. Recently re-named nanda-gikendan, an Ojibwe term that means “learning” or “seeking to learn”, the space is located on the fourth floor of 455 Spadina Ave., directly beside the main Accessibility Services office. […]

June 1, 2023

Accommodations: Planning ahead

Updated November 23, 2023 Students seeking accommodations to be put in place for final assessments during the winter 2024 exam period must submit a complete Student Intake Package which includes supporting disability-related documentation and the Student Intake Form before 5 p.m. on Friday, February 16, 2024. Learn more about Accessibility Services registration and documentation requirements.

April 7, 2022

Support for U of T community members living with epilepsy

Posted March 7, 2022 By Sarah Ryeland Etienne In honour of March being Epilepsy Awareness Month, Accessibility Services has launched a series of seizure education modules. These free, online resources help staff and faculty learn more about the basics of epilepsy, so they can feel safer and more confident supporting their students and colleagues. By […]

March 7, 2022

Transfer your accessibility accommodations to UTM or UTSC

Posted January 17, 2022 If you’re taking courses offered by the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) or the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC), you will need to request a transfer of accommodations to UTM or UTSC through your accessibility advisor at the St. George campus (UTSG). Accommodations work differently at each U of T campus. […]

January 17, 2022

Accessibility Year in Review 2019-2020: You called, we answered

Updated July 13, 2021 By Kirsty Clarke Download infographic: Accessibility Services Year in Review 2019 and 2020 (PDF) The Accessibility Services team helps students with temporary or long-term disabilities reach their full potential at U of T, providing services and supports for learning, problem solving and inclusion. Based on a survey administered for 2019-2020, stigma […]

July 5, 2021

Accessibility Services in the news

Updated February 22, 2023 Read the latest reporting about Accessibility Services and accessibility on U of T campuses from U of T News, U of T Magazine and more: January 16, 2023: ‘A life-long champion of accessibility’: U of T remembers former lieutenant governor and alumnus David Onley – Don Campbell, U of T News […]

May 10, 2021

Myth-busting Accessibility Services

Every student has unique strengths and needs for succeeding at U of T. Some students may live with disabilities or health conditions that impact their learning and register with Accessibility Services for accommodations to help them meet academic requirements. With an accessibility advisor, you can develop a personalized support plan that may include using specialized […]

April 24, 2020