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Accessible Classroom Sub-Committee

Goal: The goal of the Accessible Classroom Sub-Committee is to provide education, direction and training in the creation and development of accessible classrooms. The additional goal of this committee is to make recommendations to the AODA Advisory Committee on accessible resources needed within the classroom not covered under other funding sources (Academic IT, ASFD, SAWD etc.).

Co-Chairs: Director, Teaching and Learning & Senior Manager, Accessibility Services

  • Learning Strategist Representative
  • Test Centre Representative
  • Student Representative
  • ITS Representative
  • Academic Schools Representative
  • Teaching Faculty Representative (3)

Read more on Accessible Classrooms

  1. Centre for Applied Special Technology (CAST)
  2. Recognizing Barriers
  3. Teaching Every Student in the Digital Age (book for purchase)
  4. Tips for Creating Accessible Documents (pdf)

Accommodation Advisory Sub-Committee

Goal: To advise the Advisory members of accommodation trends and the need for accommodation related resources within a faculty or school consistent with OHRC recommendations March 2016.

Co-Chairs: Dean of Students and Campus Principal Representative

  • Director, Counselling and Accessibility Services
  • Manager, Student Conduct
  • Manager, ITS
  • Program Chair/Co-ordinator Representative Arts, Animation and Design
  • Program Chair/Co-ordinator Representative, Aviation
  • Program Chair/Co-ordinator Representative, Business
  • Program Chair/Co-ordinator Representative, Community Services
  • Program Chair/Co-ordinator Representative, Fashion & Esthetics
  • Program Chair/Co-ordinator Representative, Health Sciences
  • Program Chair/Co-ordinator Representative, Hospitality & Tourism
  • Program Chair/Co-ordinator Representative, Information, Communications and Technology
  • Program Chair/Co-ordinator Representative, Law, Public Administration & Public Safety
  • Program Chair/Co-ordinator Representative, Manufacturing and Mechatronics
  • Program Chair/Co-ordinator Representative, Media and Communications
  • Program Chair/Co-ordinator Representative, Performance
  • Program Chair/Co-ordinator Representative, Recreation & Wellness
  • Program Chair/Co-ordinator Representative, Summer Institute
  • Program Chair/Co-ordinator Representative, University Pathways Arts & Science

Read more on Accommodations in Academic Education

  1. Appropriate Language
  2. Recognizing Barriers
  3. Understanding Disabilities
  4. WCAG for Senior Managers and Policy Makers (pdf)
  5. Guide to Your Rights and Responsibilities Under the Ontario Human Rights Code
  6. Best Practices for Supporting Co-op Students with Disabilities

Related Seneca Policy Documents

  1. Academic Policy – Academic Appeals
  2. Attendance/Absenteeism/Accommodation
  3. Copyright Policy
  4. Discrimination and Harassment
  5. Accessibility
  6. Diversity
  7. Health and Safety
  8. HIV/AIDS
  9. Personal Safety/Security Threats
  10. Purchasing Goods and Services
  11. Sexual Assault and Sexual Violence
  12. Smoking Restrictions Policy