To receive test and exam accommodations for the Winter 2019 exam period, intake packages must be submitted by February 8. Find out more about registering with Accessibility Services.
8th February 2019
The Accessibility Services office will be closed from 9 - 11:30 a.m. on the following dates for staff meetings: Jan. 10 & 24, Feb. 7 & 21, Mar. 7 & 21 and Apr. 4 & 18.
10th January 2019
We are growing!
The number of Accessibility Advisors has doubled. That means greater access and support for registered students! Stand by for more information.
2nd October 2018
Attitudes towards Accommodations
Join us for a dialogue on Feb. 2, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. to explore the narratives that students with disabilities often hear, affecting their decision to apply to graduate school, disclose their disability, or use or not use their accommodations.
2nd February 2019
Accessibility Services Blog
Having a disability is a unique and nuanced experience. Students with disabilities can often find themselves overworked and overstressed, without any comforting release. When told to indulge in ‘self...
23rd November 2018
This week, I had the pleasure to take a tour of the new Student Commons in Sidney Smith Hall (100 St. George St). For those of us who haven’t gotten a chance to see it yet (myself included), all I...
21st November 2018
Two years into my undergrad, I learned that I should be registered with Accessibility Services. This realization was difficult for me to come to, much less accept. Over the past few weeks, I’ve...
15th November 2018
Happy Halloween U of T! Due to this ominous occasion, I decided on another post in the Disability Series, tackling the details of what some consider a mysterious disability: Autism Spectrum Disorder...
31st October 2018
I came across an Instagram account that posts anonymous reflections supposedly submitted by U of T students. They go by <@uoftears_>. A common theme that comes up on the page through...
7th November 2018
The frigid air hits my ribs through my fall coat. My hands cannot survive outside of my pockets for more than a few minutes. Winter is coming, and in Toronto that means spending half of your day...
25th October 2018
Since Mental Illness Awareness week falls in October, and there is an increasing emphasis on mental health, I thought it would be fitting to discuss my involvement with an organization that changed...
17th October 2018
This week, I had the pleasure of attending a Mindful Moments session at OISE. I chose to attend the one on Thursday, but there is a wide range of sessions offered every day of the week, and the...
23rd October 2018
This week, I had the chance to sit down with one of the Peer Advisors (for more information, check out: https://www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/as/peer-programs#node-5632) at Accessibility Services and...
10th October 2018
Running around campus, trying to manage 5 classes, clubs, work, and professional development leaves little time for leisure as it is. Throw midterms into the mix, and I’m bound to max out by...
18th October 2018
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.