Transitioning to Post-Secondary

 Transitioning Information                                                                                                                                          
Make the CUT - Information session for students with an LD and/or autism about transitioning to post-secondary.
Youth2Youth - This website will provide you with information and answers on how to get there and what supports you'll need during your journey, so you can be successful. The results can be extraordinary.

NEADS - The National Educational Association of Disabled Students is a consumer organization, with a mandate to encourage the self-empowerment of post-secondary students with disabilities. NEADS advocates for increased accessibility at all levels so that disabled students may gain equal access to college or university education, which is their right.
 Accommodations and Support Services offered in the Post-Secondary                                                                    
  • Assistance with registration.
  • Orientation to the campus by campus guides.
  • Advocacy and advising regarding disability issues.
  • Access to academic coaching.
  • Access to specialized workshops related to academics and disabilities.
  • Access to online learning sessions.
  • Contacts with professors and staff regarding needs in class.
  • Note-takers and readers can be arranged.
  • Text and journal articles can be produced in e-text.
  • Maps are available which indicate accessible routes, entrances and parking.
  • Referrals for disability assessments, counselling or other disability-related services.
  • Bursary fund for purchase of disability-related, education-related services and equipment for eligible students.
  • Lending of adaptive equipment.
  • Library assistance, such as research assistance, retrieval of books and peer support in library training.
  • Upper-year student mentors for first-year students.
  • Relocation of classes if scheduled in an inaccessible room.
  • Special arrangements made to accommodate disabilities for exams and assignments.
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