Welcome to AccessAbility Services

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Who We Are

AccessAbility Services is a student service, academic service and University of Toronto equity office on the University of Toronto Scarborough campus. Our principal function is to support undergraduate, graduate, and non-degree students with disabilities to navigate disability-related barriers and to promote accessible and inclusive policies, practices, procedures and programs at UTSC. Our goal is for students with disabilities to access equitable educational opportunities both in and outside the classroom.

 

How to Register

AccessAbility Services supports undergraduate, graduate and non-degree students with a range of disabilities including but not limited to mental health conditions, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), learning disabilities, chronic health conditions (e.g., epilepsy, bowel disease, heart condition, cancer, etc.), concussions and head injuries, sensory disabilities (i.e., hearing and/or vision loss), physical and mobility disabilities.

Please visit our How To Register page to begin the registration process

  • Incoming First Year students should register as early as possible to ensure that supports are in place for the start of your classes.  Please visit our First Year Registration page to begin the registration process
  • Registration deadline: March 15th, 2024. Requests to Register received after the deadline will be considered on a case-per-case basis for exceptional circumstances (This includes the completion of the Online Intake form  and up-to date documentation).
  • Registering at the end of a term e.g. March may result in the service referring students to the petition processas the service may not have enough time to meet with a student before the end of the term to determine eligibility, assess their disability-related needs, create an accommodation plan and implement an accommodation plan.
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Announcements

  • Exciting News - Launch of Learning Strategy Toolkit. We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new website dedicated to empowering students with disabilities through effective learning strategies.

    • What the Learning Strategy Toolkit Offers:

      • Tailored learning strategies for various disability-related impacts.

      • Self-directed learning.

      • Inclusive educational resources and tools.

    • Why Visit the toolkit?

      • Accessible content for diverse learning needs.

      • Expert tips from persons with disabilities, educators and professionals.

    • How to Connect: Visit https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/learningstrategies/

 

 

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