Surviving Together; A Self-Advocacy Workshop for Disabled Students
Join Students for Barrier-free Access (SBA) and the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) for a student-run orientation for disabled students and student advocates. Whether you are an undergraduate or graduate student, full-time or part-time, new or returning, an international or transfer student, this orientation is for you!
Come meet other disabled students and SBA members and learn more about self-advocacy and resources for disabled students on campus.
Topics covered at the workshop:
– Know Your Rights as a disabled student – Presentation by ARCH Disability Law Centre
– self-advocacy and navigating academic accommodations
– introduction to campus resources and services for disabled students
– introduction to Students for Barrier-Free Access’ resources and services
Date: Monday February 27, 2017
Location: Student Centre Board Room, Room 270, UTM Student Centre
Everyone welcome! Priority will be given to disabled BIPOC students.
Accessible and gender-neutral washroom located on the same floor as the event room and on the first floor in the UTMSU office.
Please note that this will be a scent-free space.
Light refreshments, including vegan and gluten-free options, will be served.
If you require live captioning or ASL to participate in the event, or if you have any other access needs please contact Nadia at sba.advocacycoordinator@