Roles of Accessibility Consultants

  • Receive, evaluate and maintain the confidentiality of any disability-related documentation provided by the student.
  • Assess the need for academic accommodations of students with disabilities based on disability-related documentation provided.
  • Develop Individualized Accommodation Plans that provide essential services, technology, and/or supports that ensure students with disabilities have an equal opportunity to be successful at university.
  • Respect student confidentiality, rights and dignity.
  • Plan, organize and implement disability awareness training.
  • Ensure that the student’s disability-related needs are met as per Ontario Human Rights legislation​.
  • Advocate on behalf of students who are registered with Student Accessibility Services.
  • Refer students to one of our Academic Skills Coordinators, Counsellors or Peer Tutors for academic or personal support.