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Disability Resources

Committed to providing an accessible learning environment to all our students.

NEW! Drop-in Appointments at DSB

New for the Winter 2018 term, Disability Resources Coordinator Gifty Amakye will be available for drop-in appointments at Donald School of Business every Tuesday from 12:30-4:00. Visit Gifty in Room 503 from January 9 to April 24 - no need to schedule an appointment in advance.

What We Do

We are committed to advocating for an accessible learning environment for all our students.

Future students and current students with documented disabilities affecting mobility, learning, and physical or mental health can register to access resources.

These resources include, but are not limited to, providing information regarding funding, accessing accommodations and technology, and advocating for accessibility. Appropriate academic accommodations are determined on an individual basis, after you have provided the necessary documentation to Disability Resources.  We can also help you get the necessary documents.

Examples of classroom accommodations and services:

  • Use of sign language interpreters or CART
  • Recording pen
  • Special seating and preferential seating location
  • Breaks during class-time
  • Use of assistive technology in the classroom and labs
  • Specialized furniture 

Examples of assistive technology:

  • Screen reading software (JAWS; Kurzweil; TextHelp)
  • Screen magnification software with speech (Zoom Text)
  • FM transmitter/receiver system
  • Digital recorders
  • Electronic spell checkers

Examples of exam accommodations:

  • Extended time for exams
  • Distraction-reduced environments
  • Breaks during exam (e.g., washroom, nutrition)
  • Use of adaptive technology or software (e.g. spell checkers, calculators, computers, JAWS, ZoomText, Kurzweil, TextHelp)

Contact Us

Schedule an appoint with a Disability Resources CoordinatorSchedule an Appointment with a Disability Resources Coordinator

 

Email Disability Resources disabilityservices@rdc.ab.ca

 

Phone Disability Resources 403.357.3629 (main line)

 

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