Did You Know? – Access to Students with Disabilities (ASD)

Did You Know? – Access to Students with Disabilities (ASD)

Are you an Athabasca University student who’s struggling with an educational or physical challenge, physical or psychological condition, or permanent or temporary injury or illness That’s affecting your ability to complete your studies? You may be eligible for special support services from AU’s ASD.

Based on the Learning Assistance Centres or Offices of Service to Students with Disabilities you’ll find on most bricks and mortar campuses, ASD ?finds alternative ways to deliver similar services to students . . . including using innovative strategies and cutting edge technologies.?

Because ASD acknowledges that each student’s situation is affected by geographic location and the resources available, it involves the student in ?[finding] a mutually satisfactory resolution to the assessed support service or accommodation requirement.? Possibilities include alternative learning formats, assisted technology, examination accommodations, and other learning support services.

To apply for assistance, you’ll need to fit the eligibility criteria and submit the required paperwork. For further details, click here.

For more information on ASD and how it can help you reach your academic goals, visit the ASD website.