Accessibility Services

Accessibility and Accommodation Plan

Seneca is committed to expanding its access and support to all students and employees with disabilities, by having as its goal a barrier-free learning and working environment to enable academic and employment success. Its goal is to make Seneca barrier-free by 2025 by being proactive in having our services, policies and procedures, including Seneca services and facilities more accessible to the needs of people with disabilities.

 

AODA integrated accessibility standards regulation

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AODA Seneca-wide Advisory Committee

Goal: The AODA Advisory Committee is a Seneca-wide collaboration representing key stakeholders across Seneca. The Seneca-wide advisory committee acts as a central voice and lead on implementing recommendations put forth by the accessibility sub-committees in terms of planning, prioritizing and use of fiscal funds to meet Seneca's AODA Accessibility Standards. The advisory committee is comprised of stakeholders from across Seneca to provide a foundation for informed and knowledgeable consultation in meeting its objectives and to increase compliance with the integrated accessibility standards.

The Committee is comprised of the following members or designate:

  • Chair: Director, Counselling and Accessibility Services
  • Manager, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Senior Manager, Energy, Projects and Business Planning
  • Campus Principal, Seneca@York
  • Director, College Services
  • Manager, Disability Accommodation
  • Director, Enterprise Service Delivery
  • Senior Manager, Procurement
  • Registrar
  • SSF Administrative Representative
  • Director, Marketing and Communications
  • Seneca Events representative

 

Scope

The policy shall apply to every employee, staff, student and visitor at Seneca.

 

General principles

In accordance with the Integrated Accessibility Standards, Ontario Regulation 191/11, this committee addresses the following:

  1. General Requirements
  2. Employment Standards
  3. Recruitment, Assessment and Selection
  4. Accessible Formats and Communication Supports
  5. Documented Individual Accommodation Plans
  6. Plans and Processes
  7. Return to Work and Employment Stability

 

Resources related to accessibility and accommodations

Web-Accessibility Sub-Committee

Goal: The goal of the Web Accessibility Sub-Committee is to provide education, direction and training in the creation and development of accessible web content.

Chair: Director, Marketing and Communications

  • ITS Representative
  • Assistive Technologist Representative
  • Manager, Media Production
  • Manager, Communications