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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.
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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.
• Do you need to balance your well-being and the right course load?
• Is one course taking up all your time, to the detriment of your other courses?
• Are you falling behind with the material being covered in a course?
• Is it mathematically possible for you to pass your course given your grades up until this point, and the weight associated with them?
• Will staying in the course put you at risk of probation or suspension?
• Do you need to decide which course to drop?
• Are you concerned about the financial impact if you drop (e.g. OSAP, Scholarships)?
AccessAbility Services, in partnership with Academic Advising & Career Centre and Financial Aid, will offer the following dates and times for you to meet with someone to address your concerns and assist with making an informed decision
Tuesday, March 14th 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Wednesday, March 15th 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Thursday, March 16th 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Friday, March 17th 10:00am – 12:00pm
A Disability Consultant will be available to discuss dropping courses
Academic Advising & Career Centre
Tuesday, March 14th 11:00am – 1:00pm
Wednesday, March 15th 2:00pm – 4:00pm
An Academic Learning Strategist will be available on site (SW302)
Thursday, March 16th 11:00am – 1:00pm
Friday, March 17th 2:00pm – 4:00pm
A Financial Aid Representative will be available on site (SW302)
Pre-book your 20 minute appointment
Note: The deadline to drop S courses without academic penalty and have it removed from your transcript is Sunday, March 19th 2017
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:
Winter Session: Friday March 10th 2017 at 3:00pm The deadline for students to submit Winter Final Exam Accommodation Requests has passed. You can continue to request exam accommodations online via myAIMS however all submissions will now be considered late requests.