Join Students for Barrier-free Access (SBA) 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, enjoy a meal with us, and learn more about self-advocacy and resources for disabled students on campus.
Guest Speakers include:
Edgar-Andre Montigny Staff Lawyer, ARCH Disability Law Centre
Nick Hill, Disability Law Intensive Program, ARCH Disability Law Centre
Ellen Hodnett, Ombudsperson, Office of the University Ombudsperson, University of Toronto
Topics covered at the orientation:
– Know Your Rights as a disabled student
– 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: Friday October 21, 2016
Location: 252 Bloor Street West (OISE) room 5240, 5th floor
Wheelchair accessible. Live captioning will be available.
Accessible and gender-neutral washroom located on the same floor as the event room.
Please note that this will be a scent-free space.
A light lunch including vegan and gluten-free options will be served at 12:30pm. Please join us for lunch prior to the workshop.
If you require ASL to participate in the event, or if you have any other access needs please contact Nadia at firstname.lastname@example.org