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NEW Access Updates Mailing List!

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Would you like to be notified when AccessAbility Services learns that an elevator is out of service? If yes, then subscribe to our new Access Updates mailing list!

To subscribe:

 

Volunteer Note Takers Needed

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.

Main Responsibilities:

•Provide a copy of your notes to AccessAbility myAIMS Web Service 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.

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Wheelchair tennis athelete captures bronze at UTSC Full Story

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UTSC Minute: What does accessibility mean to you?



UTSC Minute: Tuesday, August 11, 2015

What does accessibility mean to you?Hosted by Michael Onley, Filmed/Edited by Sayada Nabi.

Posted by University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) on Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Link to transcript for video

 

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David Onley: Parasport is on the rise and here's why

"No longer just an afterthought, but worthy of its own coverage and its own place in the sporting pantheon" Full Article

Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre @ UTSC -- A model for accessibility

 

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Former Lieutenant Governor to Champion Accessibility in Ontario

The Honourable David C. Onley Appointed as Special Advisor
http://news.ontario.ca/medt/en/2014/10/former-lieutenant-governor-to-champion-accessibility-in-ontario.html

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Concussion Awareness and Supports

For more information on Concussion Awareness and Supports please visit http://uoft.me/concussion

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Post-Secondary Student Helpline

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.

UTSC Graduate Wants to Pay it Forward by Giving Back

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.

AccessAbility Services develops College Life Communication Pack for the app TalkRocket Go.

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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Become an AccessAbility Services Note Taker!

Please Register Online
if you would like to volunteer and provide notes for your courses.
Get Involved! Make a Difference!

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UTSC Welcomes Wheelchair Basketball Canada new year-round Training Academy

For more information view the full article

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UTSC Chief Librarian Victoria Owen helps conclude treaty on access for visually impaired

For more information, view the full article

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My AccessAbility Information Management System (myAIMS) Login page


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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.

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Upcoming Events

TRACTION Sessions – Monthly from September 2017 to April 2018

 

Title & Brief Description

Date

Time

Location

 

Mid-term Mingle and Check-in for First Year Students

Opportunity for students to share their first term experience, connect with others and ask questions about upcoming academic tasks.

Wednesday November 15th, 2017

5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

IC 302

 

University Life Cycle

Learn about the set patterns of the winter term so you will be prepared

Wednesday January 24th, 2018

5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

AA160

 

Sharpening Decision Making Skills

Empowering students to make informed decisions by examining relevant factors

Wednesday February 28th, 2018

5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

AA160

 

Building Social Skills

Building confidence in interactions by learning skills to use in social settings.

Wednesday March 21st, 2018

5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

AA160

 

The Finish Line!

Year-end review and transitioning into the summer term and 2nd year

Wednesday April 25th, 2018

5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

BV 380 Ralph Campbell Lounge

 

 


Important Deadlines

Final Exam Accommodation Requests are due as follows:

Fall 2017: November 10th 2017 at 3 PM

Winter 2018: March 9th 2017 at 3 PM

 

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.

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