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Accessibility Service Providers Resource Card

An Accessibility Resource Card has been designed to support student, staff and faculty in navigating accessibility services and supports more efficiently and centrally. In this first edition, you will find on these cards the majority of the units on campus that provide accessibility services in some capacity with contact information (websites to learn more), who is eligible to access their services, and a small description of what each of the units offer.

 

The front of the Accessibility Service Providers Resource Card displays 4 boxes of text explaining the services and supports available from departments including: Accessibility Program at the Equity and Inclusion Office; Employee Accessibility Network; Human Resources; and Library accessibility services.

Image Description: The front of the Accessibility Service Providers Resource Card.

AccessMac Program in the Equity and Inclusion Office

  • acessibility.mcmaster.ca
  • For all student, staff, and faculty
  • Navigational support of accessibility / disability services on campus, education and implementation support of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act via consultation, accessibility workshops, partnerships, and annual reports and community publications.

Employee Accessibility Network

  • accessibility.mcmaster.ca/services/
  • For staff, and faculty with self-identified disabilities
  • Peer support, consultation, and strategizing related to: workplace accommodations, employment equity, accessibility in the workplace, negotiating disability/disclosure at work, and beyond.

Human Resources

  • hr.mcmaster.ca
  • For all staff and faculty
  • Support and advice to faculties and departments on a range of services including training and development, labour relations, benefits administration, and the development of HR policies.

Library Accessibility Services

  • library.mcmaster.ca/spaces/las
  • For students, staff and faculty
  • Supports include: captioning, braille, alternative formats, assistive technology, and a Campus Accessible Tech Space (CATS) that is accessible for students with disabilities and which has tech for loan.

The back of the Accessibility Service Providers Resource Card displays 4 boxes of text explaining the services and supports available from departments including: MSU Maccess; Student Accessibility Services; Student Success Centre; and Student Wellness Centre

Image Description: The back of the Accessibility Service Providers Resource Card.

McMaster Student Union Maccess

  • msumcmaster.ca/service/maccess
  • For students with disabilities
  • Supports include: peer support, advocacy, and community center for educational programming in an effort to establish a sense of community for those that self-ID as having disabilities, mental health concerns, or experience inaccessibility.

Student Accessibility Services

  • sas.mcmaster.ca
  • For students with disabilities
  • Support with accommodation planning and implementation, transition; assistive technology, alternative text formats, and learning strategies to support academic needs.

Student Success Centre

  • studentsuccess.mcmaster.ca
  • For all students
  • Supports include: Access Program, First-Year Experience, Graduate Student Support, International + Exchange Student Experience, and Spiritual Care and Learning alongside other services and programs.

Student Wellness Centre

  • wellness.mcmaster.ca
  • For full-time undergraduate and graduate students
  • Supports include: counselling, medical care, health promotion, and a wide variety of programs for the wellness needs of the student population (drop-in or by appointment)