Objective Philosophy & Legal Framework

Objective Philosophy & Legal Framework - Accessibility Services

The Goals, Philosophy, and Legal Framework Accessibility Services is Based Upon.

Objective and Philosophy

The goal of Accessibility Services is to create a safe and comfortable environment for students with disabilities. We do this by facilitating access to an equitable and inclusive learning environment, by prioritizing the following:

  • Individualized accommodations and services for students.
  • Promoting student integration and full participation.
  • Respecting a students dignity.
  • Maintaining student confidentiality. 

In compliance with the definition of a 'disability' by the Ontario Human Rights Commission , Accessibility Services supports students with the following disabilities:

  • Physical
  • Mental health illnesses
  • Learning
  • Visual
  • Deaf or hard of hearing
  • Acquired brain injury
  • Speech disabilities
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Chronic medical conditions

Temporary disabilities including, but not limited to: orthopedic injuries, concussions, episode mental health condition, surgery, infections, etc.