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Services for Students with disABILITIES

Judith Brooder
905-688-5550, extension 4122
Schmon Tower 400

Brock encourages and supports the full participation of students with disabilities in all aspects of campus life. Services for Students with disABILITIES provides accommodations and services for students who require academic support due to the impact of a physical, medical, sensory, mental health or learning disability.

All services and accommodations are determined on an individual basis, depending on your documented needs. Services include:
support services: use of a note taker, compensatory strategy assistance, exam accommodation, use of adaptive equipment and liaison with faculty. Screening and limited diagnostic assessment for learning disabilities are available on campus;
adaptive technology: specialized computer software and other technical aids are available for use in the Student Development Centre and in locked carrels in the Library. Please see your case manager about your technology needs and to obtain access to equipment;
library services: a designated reference librarian to co-ordinate library services for students with disabilities. Library services include obtaining text on tape, assistance with computer searches and locating materials in the library;
accessible facilities: most facilities at Brock are wheelchair accessible. For a special accessibility tour of campus, please contact the Recruitment and Liaison Office. There are 17 accessible housing units on campus;
attendant care: limited attendant care service is available through the Ontario March of Dimes. If you require in attendant care, contact the Student Development Centre.

Students are advised to contact the Student Development Centre early in the application process to exchange information about their needs and the services available. This exchange will in no way impact your acceptance at Brock. After being admitted to Brock, you must make an appointment with your case manager to provide appropriate documentation of your needs, preferably before the beginning of term. Your case manager will review your needs and assist in setting up the accommodations and support services you require.


Accessibility Co-ordinator
Joe Henry
905-688-5550, extension 5226
Schmon Tower 401

The Accessibility Co-ordinator's primary role is to act as a resource to the University in eliminating and reducing barriers that impact the full participation of all people with disabilities. This includes providing training to University departments and community members, reporting or reviewing specific accessibility initiatives, and finally advising on compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarian's with Disabilities Act.

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