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Accessibility Services

Advocating for an accessible learning environment for all students at Red Deer Polytechnic.

Accessibility Services

Accessibility Services (formerly Disability Resources) is committed to advocating for an accessible learning environment for all students at Red Deer Polytechnic.

Prospective and current students with documented disabilities affecting mobility, learning, and physical or mental health can register to access resources and accommodations needed to achieve their learning outcomes.


Registration
Learn about the registration process, eligibility, and required documentation. 


Appointments
Book an appointment with an Accessibility Coordinator or Accessibility Technology Strategist.


Access+
Access+ is an online portal for students registered with Accessibility Services to manage their academic accommodations, testing, and other resources.


Resources & Accommodations
Learn about the class and exam accommodations, assistive technology, and other resources available to Red Deer Polytechnic students.


Funding
Learn about the funding options for students with permanent disabilities, including information about reduced course load options.


Campus Accessibility
View campus maps showing accessible entrances, parking, etc. Learn about RDP’s Emergency Evacuation procedures.


Online Learning Tools & Tips
Learn about tools and tips to support students who are learning online.


Information for Faculty & Staff
Faculty-specific information about our referral process, accommodation letters, and Red Deer Polytechnic’s Academic Accommodations policy.


Information for Parents & Guardians
Information for parents and guardians and Advanced Education’s Transition Guide for grade 9 to 12 students.


FAQ
Frequently asked questions.

A Quick Guide to Accessibility Services

Lunch and Learn workshops

Join the staff of the Division of Student Success as they present information and strategies to help students with these top academic concerns. Every Tuesday in November.

Attend in-person or online (your choice).

Each week we'll cover 2 topics; attend one or both! Click on the link to learn about the content to be covered and to register:

  • November 2: Maintaining Attention & Motivation followed by Time Management

  • November 9: Academic Instructions followed by Writing Anxiety & Writer's Block

  • November 16: Effective Paraphrasing followed by Reading for Retention

  • November 23: Avoiding Distractions followed by Last Minute Exam Prep

  • November 30: Managing Your Exam Time followed by Test Anxiety

Registration is required. All sessions are free and you can attend as many as you wish.

Can't attend at the specific time? Register anyway, and we'll send you the recording and handout, if applicable, after the session.