The "A to Z" of our services and accommodations

Adaptive Software 

  • Dragon Naturally Speaking (for PC)
  • Dragon Dictate (for Mac)
  • Claro Read
  • Read and Write Gold
  • Kurzweil 3000
  • Inspiration
  • Spark-Space
  • Ginger Software
  • Echo Pen

Advocacy
Liaison with admission office, deans, professors, funding agencies, library staff, technical services

Alternate formats
Digital text - We help you obtain digital textbooks or course packs for reading with computer software. We also assist students with creating digitized course outlines and journal articles for class work using our scanners.

Assessments

  • LD screening on site
  • Referrals for full assessments, off campus.

Counseling

  • Academic - course selection & program selection
  • Personal - referrals
  • Financial - assistance with Canada Student Loans, Canada Access Grants, Grants for Services & Equipment for Students with Disabilities
  • Career - post- graduation issues dealing with employment and graduate schools

Note Takers
Limited funds are available to assist students in paying for note takers.

Peer Tutors
Peer tutors are available to students whose disability necessitates additional clarification or elaboration of material presented in lectures. Limited funds available to assist students in paying for tutors. 

Scanning
Meighen Centre computer labs are equipped with scanners that can be used, with the help of our staff, for digitizing course outlines and journal articles.

Test/Exam Accommodations:

  • Extra time
  • Quiet room
  • Use of computer/spell checker
  • Reader service or test-to-voice software
  • Scribe service or voice-to-text software

Time management and organization help

Writing Assistance and Proofreading