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What to do if you have an access or accommodation issue that you wish to address: 

The University of Toronto recommends that students immediately register at Accessibility Services 
http://www.accessibility.utoronto.ca/index.htm

Location: St. George Campus, Robarts Library, 1st Floor, 130 St. George Street
Voice: 416-978-8060
TDD: 416-978-1902
Fax: 416-978-8246
Email:accessibility.services@utoronto.ca

If you want to pursue the question of access and accommodation more fully please consider check out “Beyond Compliance” http://bccc.syr.edu or a disability studies course at OISE, or the Graduate Students' Association Accessibility Committee (see below). In addition, please check out the following resources:

Education Commons Accessibility Guidelines and Resources

University of Toronto Accommodation for Religious Observances

University of Toronto Equity Website

Accessibility Guidelines for Meetings and Conferences

 

GSA Accessibility Committee

The Graduate Student Association Accessibility Committee is a GSA standing committee. It will be struck at the beginning of each academic year and will be comprised of departmental reps, a GSA executive member, and interested graduate students. The committee meets approximately 4 times per year over eight months of the academic year and reports to the GSA Council on a monthly basis.

This committee was struck to ensure that accessibility is an ongoing priority within the OISE graduate student community and beyond. The GSA Accessibility Committee defines "access" broadly and works to represent the multiple interests of our diverse community. Our mission is to initiate and facilitate conversation about accessibility with OISE students, staff, faculty, and administration and to help facilitate transformation toward a more accessible environment for all. We are committed to ensuring that OISE graduate student life, academic structures, physical environment, and classroom practice and pedagogy is inclusive of, and accessible to all students. The committee will work to address issues specific to disability access, while working collaboratively to promote all issues of access.

Contacts 

If you are interested in joining the GSA Accessibility Committee, please contact the Committee chair at: academic.gsa@utoronto.ca.

If you wish to join the committee listserv for updates on meetings, events and happenings, send a message to listserv@listserv.utoronto.ca with the subject line SUBSCRIBE GSA-OISE-ACCESS-C-L

A special thank you to Professor Tanya Titchkosky for her guidance and support.

 

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