The Invictus Games will be held in Toronto from September 23rd to 30th, 2017
The Invictus Games is an international Paralympic-style multi-sport event, in which wounded, injured or sick armed services personnel and their associated veterans take part in sports including wheelchair basketball, sitting volleyball, and indoor rowing. For more information visit their website www.invictusgames2017.com or watch video. Link for Video
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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.
"No longer just an afterthought, but worthy of its own coverage and its own place in the sporting pantheon" Full Article
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.
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.