Volunteer Note Takers Needed for the Fall 2016 Academic Term!
The Note Taking program ensures that students with disabilities are able to access lecture material, which they may otherwise not have access to. Students who require the services of a note taker may have difficulties taking notes due to a physical disability, vision or hearing loss, mental health or chronic health disabilities, a learning disability and ADHD.
•Provide a copy of your notes to AccessAbility myAIMS Web Services within 24 hours of each lecture.
•Attend your classes regularly and take notes.
Receive a letter and certificate of appreciation for your contribution. CCR eligible.
Click here to Register.
International Day of Persons With Disabilities - Saturday, December 3rd 2016
Promoting the full and effective participation of persons with disabilities in our community
For more information about the day please visit the United Nations’ website: www.un.org/disabilities
The Honourable David C. Onley Appointed as Special Advisor
For more information on Concussion Awareness and Supports please visit http://uoft.me/concussion
Good2Talk is a dedicated helpline for post secondary-students in Ontario. While Good2Talk specializes in providing professional counselling, information, and referral services to post-secondary students aged 17 to 25, they will provide support to anyone who calls the helpline. Good2Talk is completely free, anonymous and confidential. It is available 24/7, 365 days a year. Callers will be able to get bilingual information about services and supports on our campus, in their community, and throughout the provice as well as have the opportunity to speak with a professonal counsellor or information referral specialist. To contact Good2Talk, call 1-866-925-5454 or connect through 211 any time, day or night.
When asked to share her personal journey, recent UTSC Graduate Cicely Burnett said, "I am truly honoured! I hope sharing my story with others will inspire them to keep striving to achieve their dreams no matter how long it takes". See full article.
TalkRocket Go is a text-to-speech app for iPhone, iPad Touch, and iPod which assists people with verbal communication. AccessAbility Services has developed a Communication pack specifically for post-secondary students with disabilities. For more information, please read our UTSC web article & see the Media Release
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AccessAbility Services has created a fast and easy new way to access myAIMS. To log in, simply click on the 'myAIMS' link on the top-right of any page on the AccessAbility website. Please note that links have changed slightly as well, so you might need to update any bookmarks you already have.
FREE Workshop: Active Study Methods and Integrating Technology
Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 from 5:00pm - 6:00pm in BV466
This workshop will inform you about:
To register email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 416-287-7560 or come in person to SW302
Mid-Term, Tests, and Quizzes:
The deadline to request accommodations for mid-terms, tests, and quizzes using myAIMS is 14 days prior to the date of your test.
Final Exam Accommodation Requests are due as follows: