The Impact of Supports for Students with Mental Health Conditions

If you are registered with SAS and experience a mental health disability, you are invited to participate in a research study conducted by Dr. Margaret Lumley, Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology and graduate student Sarah-Lynn Boyle from the Department of Psychology at the University of Guelph.

Help Improve Work-integrated Learning

Your participation in this quick 10-minute anonymous survey can help us make recommendations to better support students with diverse needs to participate and persist in the workforce. You don’t need to have any experience with work-integrated learning to contribute to this groundbreaking research.

Please note: If you are registered with both Student Accessibility Services (SAS) and Co-operative Education, you will be invited to complete two different surveys related to work-integrated learning.

Important Note about Exam Bookings

When booking a test or exam, students are required to book to start writing at the same time and on the same date as the class.  If you require an alternate date or time as an accommodation, you must provide written confirmation that the instructor has approved the alternate scheduling to the Exam Centre.  This must be provided before the booking deadline, which is 7 days before the test or exam, and not later than the 40th Class Day (March 8, 2019).

Job Opportunities for Students with Disabilities

Are you a student looking for a Co-op work term, summer job, or post-grad employment identifying as someone on the autism spectrum or with another neurodivergence*? If so, read on!

Specialisterne is working with the University of Guelph and employers to provide productive work experiences for students on the spectrum or others identifying as neurodivergent. Through a different hiring and interview process they offer students a new avenue to employment.

Sonocent Pilot Project

Sonocent comes at note-taking from a unique perspective: it's designed to capture lecture audio and enables users to colour-code it and break it into chunks on the fly.  Users can then add slides, images and/or written notes when they review it.

Learning Skills Workshops

This program will cover learning skills such as memory development, time management, preparing for finals and more!  Pick and choose the sessions that interest you - you do not have to attend all of them.

No Limits: Driving Success at Work and in Life

Lime Network members are invited to join a special event on Thursday, May 10th (6pm-8pm) for “No Limits: Driving Success at Work and in Life," a fireside chat with IBM Canada executive and longtime Lime Ambassador, Niroshan Subramaniam. Niroshan will share how he successfully navigates having a career and living a full life with a disability – and tips for success!

Posting Extended: Unique Opportunity

CCS is seeking to hire two students to support digital accessibility.  Students who experience a disability, and particularly those who have used adaptive technology, might be particularly interested in applying.

Digital Accessibility Support Student

Note: While there are some technical aspects to the work involved, this is primarily a non-technical, service and support position. We encourage students from diverse academic backgrounds to apply, and we’re willing to train you.

JobStart: Capability Program

JobStart is a community based organisation that has been serving the Greater Toronto Area for over 30 years,  providing a comprehensive menu of employment services (free of charge) to both job seekers and employers.  

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