Inter-University Disability Issues Association


What types of disabilities are served by Ontario Universities?

Any disability that would fall under the Human Rights Code can be served. The following is a brief, but not complete list:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries (e.g. concussions)
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Blind, low vision, visually impaired
  • Chronic & temporary medical conditions
  • Deaf, deafened, hard of hearing
  • Learning disabilities
  • Mental health conditions
  • Mobility and dexterity impairments

Where can I get more information?


The Ontario Human Rights Commission's Policy on Accessible Education for Students with Disabilities

Council of Ontario Universities:

Ontario's Regional Assessment & Resource Centre: Transition Resource Guide for Students with Disabilities

AODA Post-Secondary Education Standard Development Committee

Government of Ontario Funding for Students with Disabilities



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